Brian Johnson

1947 - Today

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Brian Francis Johnson (born 5 October 1947) is an English singer and songwriter. In 1980, after the death of Bon Scott, he became the third lead singer of the Australian rock band AC/DC. He and the rest of the band were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003. In March 2016, he temporarily stepped away from the band during the Rock or Bust World Tour due to hearing problems. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brian Johnson has received more than 6,775,192 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Brian Johnson is the 31st most popular singer (up from 34th in 2019), the 180th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 184th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular British Singer.

Brian Johnson is most famous for being the lead singer of the rock band AC/DC.

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  • 6.8M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 77.95

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 12.37

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.84

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Brian Johnson ranks 31 out of 3,541Before him are Dalida, Patti Smith, Cesária Évora, Mick Jagger, Umm Kulthum, and Nana Mouskouri. After him are Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Serge Gainsbourg, Barry White, Nico, and Andrea Bocelli.

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Among people born in 1947, Brian Johnson ranks 9Before him are Johan Cruyff, Stephen King, Paulo Coelho, David Bowie, Elton John, and Brian May. After him are Dilma Rousseff, James Hunt, O. J. Simpson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Paul Auster, and Carlos Santana.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Brian Johnson ranks 180 out of 6,924Before him are Jeff Beck (1944), Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (1830), Ken Loach (1936), William Golding (1911), Cary Grant (1904), and Henry III of England (1207). After him are George Best (1946), Bon Scott (1946), Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792), Elizabeth Woodville (1437), Ian Fleming (1908), and Anne Hathaway (1556).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Brian Johnson ranks 3Before him are David Bowie (1947) and Mick Jagger (1943). After him are Ozzy Osbourne (1948), Joe Cocker (1944), Phil Collins (1951), Marianne Faithfull (1946), Rod Stewart (1945), George Michael (1963), Ian Gillan (1945), Bonnie Tyler (1951), and Robert Plant (1948).