1961 - Today


Eithne Pádraigín Ní Bhraonáin (anglicised as Enya Patricia Brennan, ; born 17 May 1961), known professionally as Enya, is an Irish singer, songwriter, record producer and musician. Born into a musical family and raised in the Irish-speaking area of Gweedore in County Donegal, Enya began her music career when she joined her family's Celtic folk band Clannad in 1980 on keyboards and backing vocals. She left in 1982 with their manager and producer Nicky Ryan to pursue a solo career, with Ryan's wife Roma Ryan as her lyricist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Enya has received more than 5,539,887 page views. Her biography is available in 88 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 138th most popular singer.

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  • 5.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.38

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 88

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.60

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.28

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Enya ranks 138 out of 3,001Before her are Manu Chao, Gloria Gaynor, Bryan Adams, Annie Lennox, Etta James, and Maria Malibran. After her are Grace Jones, Jenny Lind, Suzi Quatro, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Nina Hagen, and Tony Bennett.

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Among people born in 1961, Enya ranks 14Before her are Eddie Murphy, Nadia Comăneci, Manu Chao, Peter Jackson, Carl Lewis, and Bill de Blasio. After her are Alfonso Cuarón, Robert Carlyle, Carlos Valderrama, Woody Harrelson, Joko Widodo, and Forest Whitaker.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Enya ranks 32 out of 366Before her are Iris Murdoch (1919), Ernest Walton (1903), Lola Montez (1821), Joseph Murphy (1898), John Field (1782), and Michael D. Higgins (1941). After her are Bono (1960), Columba (521), Bob Geldof (1951), Brendan (484), Harald Gille (1103), and Causantín mac Cináeda (836).

Among SINGERS In Ireland

Among singers born in Ireland, Enya ranks 1After her are Bob Geldof (1951), Sinéad O'Connor (1966), Damien Rice (1973), Barney McKenna (1939), Luke Kelly (1940), Maria Doyle Kennedy (1964), Niall Horan (1993), Charlie McGettigan (1950), Glen Hansard (1970), Andrea Corr (1974), and Stephen Gately (1976).