Britney Spears

1981 - Today

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Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer. Often referred to as the "Princess of Pop", she is credited with influencing the revival of teen pop during the late 1990s and early 2000s. Spears has sold over 150 million records worldwide, making her one of the world's best-selling music artists. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Britney Spears has received more than 45,119,536 page views. Her biography is available in 118 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 117 in 2019). Britney Spears is the 209th most popular singer (down from 128th in 2019), the 1,338th most popular biography from United States (down from 849th in 2019) and the 71st most popular American Singer.

Britney Spears is most famous for her singing career, which she started in the 1990s. She was the first female artist to have seven consecutive number one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Memorability Metrics

  • 45M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.77

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 118

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.58

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Britney Spears by language

Over the past year Britney Spears has had the most page views in the with 6,248,949 views, followed by Spanish (928,970), and German (552,917). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Cantonese (202.49%), Zazaki (155.07%), and Simple English (106.49%)


Among singers, Britney Spears ranks 209 out of 4,381Before her are Valery Leontiev, Dionne Warwick, Ben E. King, Mahalia Jackson, Dr. Dre, and Mariska Veres. After her are Asmahan, Kris Kristofferson, Caterina Valente, Mylène Farmer, Boris Christoff, and Etta James.

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Among people born in 1981, Britney Spears ranks 9Before her are Iker Casillas, Natalie Portman, Roger Federer, Fernando Alonso, Alicia Keys, and Samuel Eto'o. After her are David Villa, Beyoncé, Serena Williams, Jessica Alba, Rami Malek, and Adriana Lima.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Britney Spears ranks 1,338 out of 20,380Before her are Jean Tatlock (1914), Raoul Walsh (1887), Eric Roberts (1956), John Updike (1932), Fredric Brown (1906), and Madam C. J. Walker (1867). After her are Adam West (1928), Richard Farnsworth (1920), Richard Donner (1930), John Foster Dulles (1888), Ben Gazzara (1930), and Kris Kristofferson (1936).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Britney Spears ranks 71Before her are Courtney Love (1964), Anastacia (1968), Dionne Warwick (1940), Ben E. King (1938), Mahalia Jackson (1911), and Dr. Dre (1965). After her are Kris Kristofferson (1936), Etta James (1938), George Benson (1943), George Strait (1952), Neil Diamond (1941), and Phil Ochs (1940).