Howard Jones

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John Howard Jones (born 23 February 1955) is a Welsh musician, singer and songwriter. He had ten top 40 hit singles in the UK between 1983 and 1986; six of those 10 singles reached the top ten, including, "What Is Love?", "New Song", and "Things Can Only Get Better". His 1984 album Human's Lib reached number one on the UK Albums Chart. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Howard Jones has received more than 58,739 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Howard Jones is the 1,786th most popular musician (down from 1,346th in 2019), the 4,395th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,359th in 2019) and the 299th most popular British Musician.

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Among musicians, Howard Jones ranks 1,786 out of 2,675Before him are Jeff Young, Rupert Holmes, Louie Bellson, Mary Wilson, Vadim Repin, and Stjepan Hauser. After him are Igor Presnyakov, Jim Gordon, Rod Temperton, RZA, Glyn Johns, and Robert Westerholt.

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Among people born in 1955, Howard Jones ranks 367Before him are Lindsey Graham, Claudio Sulser, Roma Maffia, Doris Dörrie, Manasseh Sogavare, and Eric Bischoff. After him are Leszek Engelking, Clarence Gilyard, Kevin DuBrow, Vasile Andrei, Jean Kambanda, and Bill Laswell.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Howard Jones ranks 4,395 out of 6,924Before him are Robert Peake the Elder (1551), Piers Morgan (1965), Phyllida Lloyd (1957), Graham Parker (1950), Lynsey de Paul (1948), and Scott Speedman (1975). After him are Peter Chelsom (1956), John Ballance (1839), Anne McLaren (1927), Paul Radmilovic (1886), H. R. F. Keating (1926), and Neil Kinnock (1942).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Howard Jones ranks 299Before him are Maxim (1967), Philip Selway (1967), Richey Edwards (1967), Guy Berryman (1978), Jarvis Cocker (1963), and Rupert Holmes (1947). After him are Rod Temperton (1949), Glyn Johns (1942), Guy Pratt (1962), William Orbit (1956), Dave Mason (1946), and Howard Donald (1968).

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