Kate Bush

1958 - Today

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Catherine Bush (born 30 July 1958) is an English singer, songwriter, record producer and dancer. In 1978, at the age of 19, she topped the UK Singles Chart for four weeks with her debut single "Wuthering Heights", becoming the first British female artist to achieve a UK number one with a self-written song.Bush began writing songs at 11. She was signed to EMI Records after Pink Floyd's David Gilmour helped produce a demo tape. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kate Bush has received more than 14,337,241 page views. Her biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Kate Bush is the 61st most popular singer (up from 71st in 2019), the 284th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 366th in 2019) and the 7th most popular British Singer.

Kate Bush is a British singer-songwriter and musician. She is most famous for her song "Wuthering Heights" which was released in 1978.

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  • 14M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.41

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 63

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.25

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.65

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Kate Bushes by language

Over the past year Kate Bush has had the most page views in the with 1,837,596 views, followed by German (178,552), and French (164,798). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Macedonian (525.44%), Ido (131.87%), and Simple English (104.15%)


Among singers, Kate Bush ranks 61 out of 4,381Before her are José Carreras, Víctor Jara, Ella Fitzgerald, Jennifer Lopez, Harry Nilsson, and Salvatore Adamo. After her are George Michael, Marianne Faithfull, Kurt Cobain, Anthony Kiedis, Rod Stewart, and Florence Foster Jenkins.

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Among people born in 1958, Kate Bush ranks 11Before her are Tim Burton, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Andrea Bocelli, Sharon Stone, Gary Oldman, and Albert II, Prince of Monaco. After her are Michelle Pfeiffer, Prince, Viggo Mortensen, Anna Politkovskaya, Ice-T, and Jamie Lee Curtis.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Kate Bush ranks 284 out of 8,785Before her are Tony Scott (1944), Roger Penrose (1931), Andrew Carnegie (1835), Thomas Andrews (1873), Henrietta of England (1644), and Timothy Dalton (1946). After her are David Suchet (1946), Richard Cromwell (1626), Edward Gibbon (1737), George Michael (1963), John Logie Baird (1888), and Jocelyn Bell Burnell (1943).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Kate Bush ranks 7Before her are Mick Jagger (1943), David Bowie (1947), Brian Johnson (1947), Joe Cocker (1944), Ozzy Osbourne (1948), and Phil Collins (1951). After her are George Michael (1963), Marianne Faithfull (1946), Rod Stewart (1945), Ian Gillan (1945), Bonnie Tyler (1951), and Morrissey (1959).