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Chris Norman

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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 1,473,622 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Chris Norman is the 155th most popular singer (up from 190th in 2019), the 689th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 824th in 2019) and the 20th most popular British Singer.

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

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  • 62.19

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  • 30

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  • 7.27

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  • 2.26

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Among singers, Chris Norman ranks 155 out of 3,528Before him are Otis Redding, Tony Bennett, Gilbert Bécaud, Dr. Dre, Feodor Chaliapin, and Ibrahim Ferrer. After him are Paul Anka, Mirella Freni, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Chester Bennington, John Denver, and Bob Geldof.

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Among people born in 1950, Chris Norman ranks 30Before him are Peter Gabriel, Suzi Quatro, Julie Walters, William Hurt, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, and Flavio Briatore. After him are Gabriel Byrne, Néstor Kirchner, Jörg Haider, Jody Williams, William H. Macy, and Marcheline Bertrand.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Chris Norman ranks 689 out of 7,765Before him are Edgar Wallace (1875), Martin Ryle (1918), Clementine Churchill (1885), Robert Grosseteste (1175), Sawney Bean (1600), and Richard of Cornwall (1209). After him are Jessica Tandy (1909), Eleanor Marx (1855), Brian Eno (1948), William Carey (1761), David Brewster (1781), and Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (1853).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Chris Norman ranks 20Before him are Robert Plant (1948), Annie Lennox (1954), Eric Burdon (1941), Peter Gabriel (1950), Tom Jones (1940), and Bruce Dickinson (1958). After him are Chris Rea (1951), David Coverdale (1951), Bryan Ferry (1945), Petula Clark (1932), Rob Halford (1951), and Dave Gahan (1962).

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