Nik Kershaw

1958 - Today

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Nicholas David Kershaw (born 1 March 1958) is an English singer, songwriter, musician and record producer. Kershaw came to prominence in 1984 as a solo artist. He released eight singles that entered the Top 40 of the UK Singles Chart during the decade, including "Wouldn't It Be Good", "Dancing Girls", "I Won't Let the Sun Go Down on Me", "Human Racing", "The Riddle", "Wide Boy", "Don Quixote" and "When a Heart Beats". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nik Kershaw has received more than 1,190,314 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Nik Kershaw is the 1,051st most popular singer (down from 944th in 2019), the 3,140th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,734th in 2019) and the 114th most popular British Singer.

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  • 1.2M

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  • 59.40

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.19

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.74

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Nik Kershaw ranks 1,051 out of 3,541Before him are Marko Perković, Ofelya Hambardzumyan, Willeke Alberti, Emina Jahović, Simone de Oliveira, and Brita Borg. After him are Steve Lawrence, Oleg Gazmanov, Jonathan Davis, Jimi Jamison, Mathé Altéry, and Sam Smith.

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Among people born in 1958, Nik Kershaw ranks 180Before him are Mladen Ivanić, Yan Lianke, Sylvester Groth, Greg Germann, Sergei Makarov, and Deon Meyer. After him are Nikos Anastopoulos, Ricardo Gareca, Francesca Woodman, David Sylvian, Amanda Bearse, and Candace Bushnell.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Nik Kershaw ranks 3,140 out of 6,924Before him are Christopher Eccleston (1964), Brian Aherne (1902), A. E. Housman (1859), Peter Maxwell Davies (1934), Richard Gunn (1871), and Marie-Chantal, Crown Princess of Greece (1968). After him are Denny Laine (1944), Frank Wild (1873), Kenneth MacMillan (1929), Rose Leslie (1987), Ælfthryth, wife of Edgar (940), and Henry Bishop (1786).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Nik Kershaw ranks 114Before him are Annie Ross (1930), Matt Monro (1930), Jerome Flynn (1963), Melanie C (1974), Mick Jones (1944), and Aneka (1947). After him are Sam Smith (1992), Gwyneth Jones (1936), David Sylvian (1958), Marc Almond (1957), Janet Baker (1933), and Gary Numan (1958).