Nicky Wire

1969 - Today

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Nicholas Allen Jones (born 20 January 1969), known as Nicky Wire, is the Welsh lyricist, bassist and occasional vocalist with the Welsh alternative rock band Manic Street Preachers. Prior to the group, Wire studied politics at university; this would later influence his lyrical work. He was co-writer of the band's lyrics (alongside Richey Edwards) from 1989 to 1995, and has been the band's primary lyricist, following Edwards' disappearance since 1995. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nicky Wire has received more than 376,325 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Nicky Wire is the 3,232nd most popular singer (down from 2,776th in 2019), the 6,070th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,806th in 2019) and the 301st most popular British Singer.

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  • 380k

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  • 43.24

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

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  • 1.86

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  • 3.27

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Nicky Wire ranks 3,232 out of 3,541Before him are Yui Yatyer, Elina Nechayeva, Jake Shears, Junjun, Alec Benjamin, and Sopho Gelovani. After him are Chingy, Luiz Ejlli, Plan B, Kid Ink, Swae Lee, and Ryan Dolan.

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Among people born in 1969, Nicky Wire ranks 837Before him are Benedict Iroha, Koichi Hashimoto, Michelle Freeman, Sanath Jayasuriya, Mikio Manaka, and Katsumi Suzuki. After him are Loren Bouchard, Brian Drummond, Justine Greening, Mike Stulce, Sunday Bada, and Mo Cowan.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Nicky Wire ranks 6,070 out of 6,924Before him are Dominic Calvert-Lewin (1997), Rob Holding (1995), Jax Jones (1987), Andrew Haigh (1973), Ben Amos (1990), and Garry Monk (1979). After him are Darren Clarke (1968), David Weir (1970), Sacha Dhawan (1984), Jon Flanagan (1993), Karima Adebibe (1985), and Alex da Kid (1982).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Nicky Wire ranks 301Before him are Labrinth (1989), Lauren Bennett (1989), Tinie Tempah (1988), Naughty Boy (1985), Dan Smith (1986), and Stormzy (1993). After him are Plan B (1983), Ryan Dolan (1985), Mike Skinner (1979), Pixie Lott (1991), Sam Bailey (1977), and Sonia (1971).