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Ken Hirai

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Ken Hirai (平井 堅, Hirai Ken, born January 17, 1972) is a Japanese R&B and pop singer. Since his debut, Hirai has worked as a model, actor, composer, lyricist, singer, and brand ambassador. During his career, Hirai has released 45 singles and nine studio albums as of January 2019. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ken Hirai has received more than 250,891 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Ken Hirai is the 1,953rd most popular singer (down from 1,672nd in 2019), the 1,552nd most popular biography from Japan (down from 1,352nd in 2019) and the 27th most popular Japanese Singer.

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  • 250k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.52

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.24

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Ken Hirai ranks 1,953 out of 3,528Before him are Mitch Miller, Madison Beer, Marianne Mendt, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Tiffany Young, and Anita Baker. After him are Patty Smyth, Lena Philipsson, Sergej Ćetković, Beth Ditto, Park Bom, and Jimmy Dean.

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Among people born in 1972, Ken Hirai ranks 338Before him are Yasunori Mitsuda, Hera Björk, Hasim Rahman, Yasuhiro Takemoto, Robbie McEwen, and DJ Ashba. After him are Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, John Abraham, Željko Rebrača, A-Mei, Serhiy Skachenko, and Cung Le.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Ken Hirai ranks 1,552 out of 6,048Before him are Tak Matsumoto (1961), Masakiyo Maezono (1973), Saori Hayami (1991), Kōji Wada (1974), Yasuhiro Takemoto (1972), and Akihiro Nishimura (1958). After him are Kazunori Yamauchi (1967), Naoki Soma (1971), Eiji Ueda (1953), Satoshi Tezuka (1958), Keiko Kitagawa (1986), and Leisha Hailey (1971).

Among SINGERS In Japan

Among singers born in Japan, Ken Hirai ranks 27Before him are Nikka Costa (1972), Sana (1996), Tomohisa Yamashita (1985), Kyōko Koizumi (1966), Tak Matsumoto (1961), and Kōji Wada (1974). After him are Koda Kumi (1982), Masahiro Nakai (1972), Yui (1987), Momo Hirai (1996), Koshi Inaba (1964), and Misia (1978).