M. Shadows

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Matthew Charles Sanders (born July 31, 1981), known by his stage name M. Shadows, is an American singer and songwriter. He is the lead vocalist and a founding member of heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of M. Shadows has received more than 3,023,359 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. M. Shadows is the 2,323rd most popular singer (down from 2,034th in 2019), the 12,502nd most popular biography from United States (down from 11,064th in 2019) and the 630th most popular American Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 3.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.36

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.24

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, M. Shadows ranks 2,323 out of 4,381Before him are Lee Ryan, Natalia Lafourcade, Diego Torres, Elena Gheorghe, Vesna Pisarović, and Murat Nasyrov. After him are Dipali Barthakur, Brenda Fassie, Nâdiya, Brook Benton, Amir Haddad, and David Allan Coe.

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Among people born in 1981, M. Shadows ranks 291Before him are Vic Chou, Kiera Cass, Hans Lindberg, Dimitris Papadopoulos, Gen Hoshino, and Lucy Aharish. After him are Zhang Yining, Clemente Rodríguez, David Anders, Yuki Abe, Fábio Rochemback, and Olivier Rochus.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, M. Shadows ranks 12,502 out of 20,380Before him are William Alland (1916), John Huchra (1948), Becki Newton (1978), John F. Seitz (1892), Brian Geraghty (1975), and Marcelo Balboa (1967). After him are Sim Iness (1930), Sinnamon Love (1973), Katherine Maher (1983), Robert F. Stockton (1795), Ann B. Davis (1926), and Reggie Fils-Aimé (1961).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, M. Shadows ranks 630Before him are Charlie Rich (1932), Billy Boy Arnold (1935), Mary Wells (1943), Bobby Goldsboro (1941), Martika (1969), and Amy Grant (1960). After him are Brook Benton (1931), David Allan Coe (1939), William DuVall (1967), Martha Tilton (1915), Carlene Carter (1955), and Bob Crosby (1913).