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Ian Brown

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Ian George Brown (born 20 February 1963) is an English singer and multi-instrumentalist. He was the lead singer and the only continuous member of the alternative rock band The Stone Roses from their formation in 1983. Following the band's initial split in 1996, he began a solo career, releasing seven studio albums, a greatest hits compilation, a remix album, an 11-disc box set titled Collection, and 19 singles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ian Brown has received more than 2,217,265 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Ian Brown is the 2,022nd most popular singer (down from 1,816th in 2019), the 5,138th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,652nd in 2019) and the 207th most popular British Singer.

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  • 2.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 39.92

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.57

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.55

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Ian Brown ranks 2,022 out of 3,528Before him are Koshi Inaba, Noel Harrison, Valentín Elizalde, Brook Benton, Ana Moura, and Stacey Kent. After him are Tiken Jah Fakoly, CeeLo Green, Ana Mena, Biagio Antonacci, Andreas Johnson, and Yodrak Salakjai.

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Among people born in 1963, Ian Brown ranks 477Before him are Laurell K. Hamilton, Stefan Pettersson, Joel Osteen, Jan Zahradil, Kayhan Kalhor, and Mohamed Hussein Roble. After him are Hennadiy Avdyeyenko, Biagio Antonacci, Les Claypool, Alexandra Silk, Isabella Lövin, and Yelena Romanova.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ian Brown ranks 5,138 out of 7,765Before him are Henry Thomas Colebrooke (1765), Anne Dudley (1956), Paul Radmilovic (1886), Anthony R. Hunter (1943), Nick Leeson (1967), and Carrie Johnson (1988). After him are Angus Wilson (1913), Bunny Austin (1906), Ann Jones (1938), Henry Vaughan (1621), Hannah John-Kamen (1989), and Max Hastings (1945).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Ian Brown ranks 207Before him are Birdy (1996), Leona Lewis (1985), Billy Bragg (1957), Graham Parker (1950), Kirsty MacColl (1959), and Noel Harrison (1934). After him are Rag'n'Bone Man (1985), Craig David (1981), Anne-Marie (1991), Edwyn Collins (1959), MF Doom (1971), and Annie Ross (1930).