Brian Johnson

1947 - Today

Brian Johnson

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 stepped down from touring on 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 5,254,625 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 33rd most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 5.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 70.32

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 12.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.73

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Brian Johnson ranks 33 out of 3,001Before him are Phil Collins, Cesária Évora, Andrea Bocelli, Mick Jagger, Umm Kulthum, and Serge Gainsbourg. After him are Ella Fitzgerald, Whitney Houston, Nico, Barry White, Nana Mouskouri, and Nina Simone.

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Among people born in 1947, Brian Johnson ranks 10Before him are Stephen King, Paulo Coelho, David Bowie, Elton John, Brian May, and James Hunt. After him are Dilma Rousseff, Florentino Pérez, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, O. J. Simpson, Iggy Pop, and Shirin Ebadi.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Brian Johnson ranks 184 out of 5,347Before him are Æthelstan (895), Jeff Beck (1944), Charles Thomson Rees Wilson (1869), Theresa May (1956), Alan Rickman (1946), and Joseph Priestley (1733). After him are Sting (1951), Terry Pratchett (1948), Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792), Ian Fleming (1908), Alexander Selkirk (1676), and Charlotte Rampling (1946).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Brian Johnson ranks 4Before him are David Bowie (1947), Phil Collins (1951), and Mick Jagger (1943). After him are Joe Cocker (1944), Ozzy Osbourne (1948), Rod Stewart (1945), Bonnie Tyler (1951), Marianne Faithfull (1946), George Michael (1963), Kate Bush (1958), and Ian Gillan (1945).