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Filippo Neviani (born 6 January 1972), known by his stage name Nek, is an Italian singer-songwriter and musician. Nek is popular in Italy and throughout the Spanish-speaking world, and has performed and released most of his albums in both Italian and Spanish. Nek first gained international success in 1997, when he took part in the Sanremo Music Festival in the Big Artists section, and although he didn't win, the song "Laura non c'è" (in Spanish: "Laura no está") went on to become his international breakthrough as it became a major hit in Europe and Latin America that year, as well the release of his fourth and million-selling album Lei, gli amici e tutto il resto, which was his first album to also be recorded in a Spanish language. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nek has received more than 358,090 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Nek is the 1,462nd most popular singer (down from 1,331st in 2019), the 3,542nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 3,213th in 2019) and the 92nd most popular Italian Singer.

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  • 360k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 44.75

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.65

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.39

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Nek ranks 1,462 out of 3,528Before him are Emma Kirkby, Allan Clarke, Dariush, Toni Basil, Joji, and Wiz Khalifa. After him are Inger Berggren, Danièle Dupré, Seungri, Aryana Sayeed, Andra Day, and Hansi Kürsch.

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Among people born in 1972, Nek ranks 186Before him are Goran Vlaović, Nick Frost, Tomokazu Seki, Dana Vespoli, Markus Rühl, and Danny Lloyd. After him are Missi Pyle, Masakazu Morita, Stuart Townsend, Michael Rosenbaum, Alfonso Pérez, and Julie Gayet.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Nek ranks 3,542 out of 4,668Before him are Corrado Segre (1863), Giuseppe Petrocchi (1948), Roberto Lippi (1926), Luigi Galleani (1861), Guenther Steiner (1965), and Ferruccio Novo (1897). After him are Annibale Frossi (1911), Pasquale Fornara (1925), Severino Poletto (1933), Roberto De Zerbi (1979), Carlo Monti (1920), and Caterina Davinio (1957).

Among SINGERS In Italy

Among singers born in Italy, Nek ranks 92Before him are Gala (1975), Jovanotti (1966), Fiorella Mannoia (1954), Cristina Scabbia (1972), Daniela Dessì (1957), and Valentina Monetta (1975). After him are Den Harrow (1962), Raf (1959), Alexia (1967), Nino D'Angelo (1957), Alan Sorrenti (1950), and Marcella Bella (1952).

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