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Brian Johnson

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Brian 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 7,682,436 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Brian Johnson is the 30th most popular singer (up from 31st in 2019), the 170th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 180th 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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  • 71.77

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  • 39

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  • 12.76

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  • 1.75

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Among singers, Brian Johnson ranks 30 out of 3,528Before him are Tupac Shakur, Johnny Cash, Agnetha Fältskog, Serge Gainsbourg, Umm Kulthum, and Cesária Évora. After him are Whitney Houston, Barry White, Nana Mouskouri, James Brown, Jacques Brel, and Patti Smith.

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Among people born in 1947, Brian Johnson ranks 9Before him are Johan Cruyff, Paulo Coelho, Stephen King, David Bowie, Elton John, and Brian May. After him are James Hunt, Florentino Pérez, Dilma Rousseff, Mario Draghi, Josep Borrell, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Brian Johnson ranks 170 out of 7,765Before him are Eric Clapton (1945), Terry Pratchett (1948), Charlotte Rampling (1946), Jason Statham (1967), Howard Carter (1874), and John Milton (1608). After him are Bernard Montgomery (1887), Edward the Elder (871), Keith Richards (1943), Francis Crick (1916), Arthur, Prince of Wales (1486), and Bon Scott (1946).

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), George Michael (1963), Phil Collins (1951), Rod Stewart (1945), Ian Gillan (1945), Kate Bush (1958), Marianne Faithfull (1946), and Bonnie Tyler (1951).

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