Chris Norman

1950 - Today

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Christopher Ward Norman (born 25 October 1950) is an English soft rock singer. Norman was the original lead singer of the English rock band Smokie, (1964–1986), who found success in Europe in the 1970s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chris Norman has received more than 1,637,363 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Chris Norman is the 145th most popular singer (up from 154th in 2019), the 624th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 689th in 2019) and the 19th most popular British Singer.

Chris Norman is most famous for being a member of the rock band, Smokie.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.18

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.42

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.50

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Chris Normen by language

Over the past year Chris Norman has had the most page views in the with 286,325 views, followed by German (203,779), and Russian (112,570). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Macedonian (513.56%), Ukrainian (87.66%), and Bulgarian (86.18%)


Among singers, Chris Norman ranks 145 out of 4,381Before him are Georges Moustaki, Maria Malibran, John Lee Hooker, Bryan Ferry, Billy Joel, and Astrud Gilberto. After him are Esma Redžepova, Roberto Carlos, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Barbara Strozzi, Ofra Haza, and Shakira.

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Among people born in 1950, Chris Norman ranks 36Before him are William Hurt, William H. Macy, Daniel Auteuil, Choe Ryong-hae, Morgan Fairchild, and Grzegorz Lato. After him are Jörg Haider, Jody Williams, Flavio Briatore, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, Georg Bednorz, and Gabriel Byrne.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Chris Norman ranks 624 out of 8,785Before him are Eduard Suess (1831), Tony Buzan (1942), Tilda Swinton (1960), Jerome K. Jerome (1859), Edgar Wallace (1875), and Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester (1532). After him are Thomas Savery (1650), John Newlands (1837), Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (1864), Alfonso de Portago (1928), Charles Laughton (1899), and Willibrord (658).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Chris Norman ranks 19Before him are Morrissey (1959), Robert Plant (1948), Peter Gabriel (1950), Bruce Dickinson (1958), Annie Lennox (1954), and Bryan Ferry (1945). After him are Dua Lipa (1995), Chris Rea (1951), Tom Jones (1940), Eric Burdon (1941), David Coverdale (1951), and Rob Halford (1951).