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Nouhad Wadie Haddad (Arabic: نهاد وديع حداد, romanized: Nuhād Wadīʿ Ḥaddād, Lebanese Arabic pronunciation: [nʊˈhaːd waˈdiːʕ ħadˈdaːd]; born November 21, 1934), known as Fairuz (Arabic: فيروز, romanized: Fayrūz, pronounced [fajˈruːz]), is a Lebanese singer. She is widely considered an iconic vocalist and one of the most celebrated singers in the history of the Arab world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fairuz has received more than 2,068,458 page views. Her biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Fairuz is the 76th most popular singer (up from 81st in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from Lebanon (up from 13th in 2019) and the most popular Lebanese Singer.

Fairuz is most famous for her voice and singing style.

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  • 2.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 67.60

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 47

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.98

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.80

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Fairuz ranks 76 out of 4,381Before her are Billie Holiday, Prince, Amália Rodrigues, Ian Gillan, Bonnie Tyler, and The Notorious B.I.G.. After her are Morrissey, Diana Ross, Karel Gott, Anna Magdalena Bach, France Gall, and Gwen Stefani.

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Among people born in 1935, Fairuz ranks 23Before her are Erich von Däniken, Ágota Kristóf, Julie Andrews, Omar Sívori, Omar Bongo, and Faisal II of Iraq. After her are Luis Suárez, Theo Angelopoulos, Edward Said, John Cazale, Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, and Sylvia Earle.

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In Lebanon

Among people born in Lebanon, Fairuz ranks 12 out of 145Before her are Dido (-879), Ulpian (170), Michel Aoun (1935), Charbel Makhlouf (1828), Rafic Hariri (1944), and Christina of Bolsena (210). After her are Hassan Nasrallah (1960), Pope Constantine (664), Najib Mikati (1955), Bachir Gemayel (1947), Amin Maalouf (1949), and Eusebius of Nicomedia (280).

Among SINGERS In Lebanon

Among singers born in Lebanon, Fairuz ranks 1After her are Sabah (1927), Gazebo (1960), Wadih El Safi (1921), Nancy Ajram (1983), Fayza Ahmed (1934), Elissa (1972), Julia Boutros (1968), Maher Zain (1981), Najwa Karam (1966), Layal Abboud (1982), and Myriam Fares (1983).