Chris Norman

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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chris Norman has received more than 1,066,655 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Chris Norman is the 190th most popular singer (up from 191st in 2019), the 825th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 823rd in 2019) and the 25th most popular British Singer.

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

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  • 69.75

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  • 29

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  • 7.58

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  • 2.26

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Among singers, Chris Norman ranks 190 out of 3,541Before him are Chavela Vargas, Udo Jürgens, Mario Del Monaco, Mario Lanza, Ken Shimura, and Etta James. After him are Mercédès Jellinek, Kyu Sakamoto, Britney Spears, Sam Cooke, Petula Clark, and Dr. Dre.

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Among people born in 1950, Chris Norman ranks 37Before him are Suzi Quatro, Grzegorz Lato, Daniel Auteuil, Morgan Fairchild, Jörg Haider, and Ken Shimura. After him are Julie Walters, Mark Spitz, Ma Ying-jeou, Vesna Vulović, Bjarne Stroustrup, and William H. Macy.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Chris Norman ranks 825 out of 6,924Before him are Robert FitzRoy (1805), Archibald Hill (1886), Leonora Carrington (1917), William Bateson (1861), Brian Eno (1948), and Edgar F. Codd (1923). After him are Emily Davison (1872), Edgar Adrian (1889), James Paul Moody (1887), Edmund Allenby, 1st Viscount Allenby (1861), James Hadley Chase (1906), and Prince George, Duke of Kent (1902).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Chris Norman ranks 25Before him are Eric Burdon (1941), Susan Boyle (1961), Bryan Ferry (1945), David Coverdale (1951), Vera Lynn (1917), and Chris Rea (1951). After him are Petula Clark (1932), Peter Green (1946), Rob Halford (1951), Shirley Bassey (1937), Robbie Williams (1974), and Dave Gahan (1962).

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