Dr. Alban

1957 - Today

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Alban Uzoma Nwapa (born 26 August 1957), better known by his stage name Dr. Alban, is a Nigerian-Swedish recording artist and producer with his own record label, Dr. Records. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dr. Alban has received more than 637,822 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Dr. Alban is the 193rd most popular musician (up from 231st in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Nigeria (up from 5th in 2019) and the most popular Nigerian Musician.

Dr. Alban is most famous for his worldwide hit "It's My Life" and "Sing Hallelujah."

Memorability Metrics

  • 640k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 70.12

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.69

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.98

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Dr. Alban ranks 193 out of 2,675Before him are J. J. Cale, Violeta Parra, Bill Wyman, Giovanni Battista Viotti, Pete Townshend, and Nikolai Rubinstein. After him are Kitarō, Caetano Veloso, Ian Paice, Stéphane Grappelli, Dinu Lipatti, and Ian Curtis.

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Among people born in 1957, Dr. Alban ranks 23Before him are Frances McDormand, Aki Kaurismäki, Steve Buscemi, Caroline, Princess of Hanover, Carole Bouquet, and Ofra Haza. After him are Falco, Clara Ponsatí, Spike Lee, Richard E. Grant, Paul Kagame, and Rinat Dasayev.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Dr. Alban ranks 2 out of 200Before him are Wole Soyinka (1934). After him are Hugo Weaving (1960), Muhammadu Buhari (1942), Chinua Achebe (1930), Fela Kuti (1938), Tony Allen (1940), Sade (1959), Hakeem Olajuwon (1963), Usman dan Fodio (1754), Olusegun Obasanjo (1937), and Olaudah Equiano (1745).

Among MUSICIANS In Nigeria

Among musicians born in Nigeria, Dr. Alban ranks 1After him are Fela Kuti (1938) and Tony Allen (1940).