Glenn Hughes

1951 - Today

Glenn Hughes

Glenn Hughes (born 21 August 1952) is an English rock bassist and vocalist, best known for playing bass and performing vocals for funk rock pioneers Trapeze, the Mk. III and IV line-ups of Deep Purple, as well as briefly fronting Black Sabbath in the mid-1980s. Hughes is also known by fans as "The Voice of Rock" due to his soulful and wide-ranging singing voice.In addition to being an active session musician, Hughes also maintains a notable solo career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Glenn Hughes has received more than 1,227,880 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 243rd most popular singer.

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  • 1.2M

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  • 57.26

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.88

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.74

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Glenn Hughes ranks 243 out of 3,001Before him are Sonny Bono, Lil Wayne, Gene Vincent, Lucia Popp, Teresa Berganza, and Gianni Morandi. After him are Psy, Jussi Björling, Tito Gobbi, Phil Ochs, Kiri Te Kanawa, and Cab Calloway.

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Among people born in 1951, Glenn Hughes ranks 51Before him are Lou Ferrigno, Mark Harmon, Johnny Rep, Blaise Compaoré, Fernando Lugo, and René van de Kerkhof. After him are Maithripala Sirisena, Ubol Ratana, Don Rosa, Joey Ramone, Fatmir Sejdiu, and Joe Lynn Turner.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Glenn Hughes ranks 1,041 out of 5,347Before him are Stewart Granger (1913), Joseph Chamberlain (1836), Charles George Gordon (1833), W. H. Auden (1907), Rosemary Harris (1927), and Emily Watson (1967). After him are Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848), William the Lion (1142), Bob Hope (1903), James Murray (1837), Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March (1287), and Catherine Ashton (1956).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Glenn Hughes ranks 29Before him are David Coverdale (1951), Chris Norman (1950), Shirley Bassey (1937), Rob Halford (1951), Robbie Williams (1974), and Van Morrison (1945). After him are Susan Boyle (1961), Dusty Springfield (1939), Dave Gahan (1962), Sarah Brightman (1960), Dave Evans (1953), and Victoria Beckham (1974).