PJ Harvey

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Polly Jean Harvey (born 9 October 1969) is an English singer-songwriter. Primarily known as a vocalist and guitarist, she is also proficient with a wide range of instruments. Harvey began her career in 1988 when she joined local band Automatic Dlamini as a vocalist, guitarist and saxophonist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of PJ Harvey has received more than 5,681,843 page views. Her biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). PJ Harvey is the 272nd most popular musician (up from 292nd in 2019), the 974th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,065th in 2019) and the 58th most popular British Musician.

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  • 5.7M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.83

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.06

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.04

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among musicians, PJ Harvey ranks 272 out of 3,175Before her are Narciso Yepes, Dolores O'Riordan, Louis Vierne, Charles Mingus, Mauro Giuliani, and Lars Ulrich. After her are Keith Moon, Slash, Arthur Nikisch, Grigory Sokolov, Roger Daltrey, and Art Blakey.

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Among people born in 1969, PJ Harvey ranks 27Before her are Wes Anderson, Prince Joachim of Denmark, Felix Baumgartner, Ajay Devgn, Tyler Perry, and Jens Lehmann. After her are Peter Dinklage, Marilyn Manson, Norman Reedus, Mariah Carey, Jack Black, and Kersti Kaljulaid.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, PJ Harvey ranks 974 out of 8,785Before her are Alma Reville (1899), John Boyd Orr (1880), James Jeans (1877), Matthew Lewis (1775), Victoria Beckham (1974), and P. G. Wodehouse (1881). After her are Keith Moon (1946), Slash (1965), Denholm Elliott (1922), Lewis Hamilton (1985), William Huggins (1824), and Brian Clough (1935).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, PJ Harvey ranks 58Before her are Ian Stewart (1938), Mick Taylor (1949), Bob Klose (1945), Karl Jenkins (1944), Steve Harris (1956), and Billy Idol (1955). After her are Keith Moon (1946), Slash (1965), Roger Daltrey (1944), Ian Curtis (1956), John Mayall (1933), and Cozy Powell (1947).