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Enya Patricia Brennan (; Irish: Eithne Pádraigín Ní Bhraonáin; born 17 May 1961) is an Irish singer, songwriter, and musician known for modern Celtic music. She is the best-selling Irish solo artist in history, and second-best-selling overall in Ireland behind U2. Born into a musical family and raised in the Irish-speaking area of Gweedore, County Donegal, Enya began her music career when she joined her family's Celtic folk band Clannad in 1980 on keyboards and backing vocals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Enya has received more than 7,819,697 page views. Her biography is available in 110 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 109 in 2019). Enya is the 101st most popular singer (up from 113th in 2019), the 22nd most popular biography from Ireland (up from 26th in 2019) and the most popular Singer.

Enya is a singer and songwriter from Ireland. She is most famous for her music, which is often classified as new age, Celtic, or ambient.

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Among singers, Enya ranks 101 out of 3,528Before her are Robert Plant, Mercedes Sosa, Gloria Gaynor, Donna Summer, Alla Pugacheva, and Gigliola Cinquetti. After her are Nina Hagen, Jenny Lind, Nancy Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Teresa Teng, and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo.

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Among people born in 1961, Enya ranks 10Before her are George Clooney, Stephen Hillenburg, Lothar Matthäus, Michael J. Fox, Nadia Comăneci, and Eddie Murphy. After her are Bill de Blasio, Carl Lewis, Woody Harrelson, Peter Jackson, Laurence Fishburne, and Joko Widodo.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Enya ranks 22 out of 501Before her are John Scotus Eriugena (810), Richard Harris (1930), Anne Bonny (1702), W. B. Yeats (1865), Ernest Shackleton (1874), and Laurence Sterne (1713). After her are Michael Collins (1890), Columbanus (540), Michael D. Higgins (1941), John Field (1782), Joseph Murphy (1898), and Lola Montez (1821).

Among SINGERS In Ireland

Among singers born in Ireland, Enya ranks 1After her are Bob Geldof (1951), Sinéad O'Connor (1966), Maria Doyle Kennedy (1964), Barney McKenna (1939), Luke Kelly (1940), Damien Rice (1973), Andrea Corr (1974), Róisín Murphy (1973), Charlie McGettigan (1950), Niall Horan (1993), and Stephen Gately (1976).

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