James Blunt

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James Hillier Blount (born 22 February 1974), better known as James Blunt, is an English singer, songwriter and musician. A former reconnaissance officer in the Life Guards regiment of the British Army, he served under NATO during the 1999 Kosovo War. After leaving the military, he rose to fame in 2004 with the release of his debut album Back to Bedlam, achieving worldwide fame with the singles "You're Beautiful" and "Goodbye My Lover". Blunt's first album has sold over 11 million copies worldwide, topping the UK Albums Chart and peaking at number two in the US. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Blunt has received more than 6,997,633 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia. James Blunt is the 560th most popular singer (up from 602nd in 2019), the 1,888th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,043rd in 2019) and the 68th most popular Singer.

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  • 7.0M

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  • 53.45

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  • 66

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.45

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.09

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, James Blunt ranks 560 out of 3,528Before him are Geri Halliwell, DMX, Paul Robeson, J-Hope, Marcia Barrett, and Bobby Kimball. After him are Line Renaud, Fergie, Carmela Corren, Del Shannon, Alexander Rybak, and Brenda Lee.

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Among people born in 1974, James Blunt ranks 33Before him are Jordi Cruyff, Sharon den Adel, Elizabeth Banks, Olivia Colman, Itziar Ituño, and Ariel Ortega. After him are Sarah Paulson, Sérgio Conceição, Josh Radnor, Jarno Trulli, Marcelo Salas, and Franka Potente.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James Blunt ranks 1,888 out of 7,765Before him are Leo G. Carroll (1886), Mark Hollis (1955), Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon (1862), George Robert Gray (1808), Geri Halliwell (1972), and Renée Vivien (1877). After him are Patrick Geddes (1854), John Flaxman (1755), Jenson Button (1980), Joseph Butler (1692), Sigfrid of Sweden (1000), and Edward FitzGerald (1809).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, James Blunt ranks 68Before him are Kathleen Ferrier (1912), Limahl (1958), Jimmy Somerville (1961), Graham Nash (1942), Noel Gallagher (1967), and Geri Halliwell (1972). After him are Neil Tennant (1954), Adele (1988), Graham Bonnet (1947), Jeanette (1951), Mary Hopkin (1950), and Liam Payne (1993).

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