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Kiki Dee

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Pauline Matthews (born 6 March 1947), better known by her stage name Kiki Dee, is an English pop singer. Known for her blue-eyed soul vocals, she was the first female singer from the UK to sign with Motown's Tamla Records.Dee is best known for her 1973 hit "Amoureuse", her 1974 hit "I've Got the Music in Me" and "Don't Go Breaking My Heart", her 1976 duet with Elton John, which went to number 1 on both the UK Singles Chart and the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. Her 1981 single "Star" became the theme song for the talent show Opportunity Knocks when it was revived by the BBC in 1987. In 1993, she performed another duet with John for his Duets album, a cover version of Cole Porter's "True Love", which reached number 2 in the UK. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kiki Dee has received more than 2,634,210 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Kiki Dee is the 944th most popular singer (up from 968th in 2019), the 2,834th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,955th in 2019) and the 100th most popular British Singer.

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  • 19

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  • 2.71

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  • 3.25

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Among singers, Kiki Dee ranks 944 out of 3,528Before her are Caterina Caselli, Oleg Gazmanov, Sonny Boy Williamson II, Mustafa Sandal, Belinda Carlisle, and Chris Farlowe. After her are Flora Purim, Basia, Hayko, Phil Anselmo, Donny Hathaway, and Rita Coolidge.

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Among people born in 1947, Kiki Dee ranks 352Before her are Jimmy Bain, Drew Gilpin Faust, Alain Bashung, Benoît Jacquot, Peter Banks, and Leland Sklar. After her are Maria del Mar Bonet, Omar Larrosa, Aram I, Sylvia Nasar, Joe Manchin, and Miroslav Vitouš.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Kiki Dee ranks 2,834 out of 7,765Before her are Frederick Catherwood (1799), Jerry Springer (1944), Martin Lings (1909), William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk (1396), Johnny Herbert (1964), and Chris Farlowe (1940). After her are Mary Beale (1633), Peter Walker (1912), Ian Hart (1964), Shirley Henderson (1965), John Taylor (1933), and Henry Beaufort, 3rd Duke of Somerset (1436).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Kiki Dee ranks 100Before her are Charli XCX (1992), Elaine Paige (1948), Mick Hucknall (1960), Tony Martin (1957), Harry Styles (1994), and Chris Farlowe (1940). After her are Paul Weller (1958), Paul Potts (1970), Ice MC (1965), Roland Orzabal (1961), Gwyneth Jones (1936), and Arthur Brown (1942).