Paul Potts

1970 - Today

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Paul Potts (born 13 October 1970) is an English tenor. In 2007, he won the first series of ITV's Britain's Got Talent with his performance of "Nessun dorma", an aria from Puccini's opera Turandot. As a singer of operatic pop music, Potts recorded the album One Chance, which topped sales charts in 13 countries. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Potts has received more than 2,582,285 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Paul Potts is the 928th most popular singer (up from 947th in 2019), the 2,716th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,842nd in 2019) and the 95th most popular British Singer.

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  • 2.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.80

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.81

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Paul Potts ranks 928 out of 4,381Before him are Daniel Lavoie, Johnny Nash, Biff Byford, Blixa Bargeld, Arthur Brown, and MC Hammer. After him are Katia Ricciarelli, Jamala, Chris Lowe, Cheb Mami, Valentina Tolkunova, and Melanie C.

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Among people born in 1970, Paul Potts ranks 95Before him are Prince Moulay Rachid of Morocco, Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Jim Courier, Noureddine Naybet, Yoo Young-chul, and Todd Phillips. After him are Barry Pepper, Han Kang, Mustafa Sandal, Kevin Smith, Florin Răducioiu, and Hunter Biden.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Paul Potts ranks 2,716 out of 8,785Before him are Harvey Postlethwaite (1944), Eleanor of Scotland (1433), Simon MacCorkindale (1952), Joseph Larmor (1857), Matthew Locke (1621), and John Barnard (1946). After him are Dennis Stratton (1952), John Rutter (1945), Brian Connolly (1945), Tony Atkinson (1944), Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer (1841), and Chris Vance (1971).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Paul Potts ranks 95Before him are Liam Payne (1993), Blaze Bayley (1963), Bryan Johnson (1926), Elaine Paige (1948), Biff Byford (1951), and Arthur Brown (1942). After him are Chris Lowe (1959), Melanie C (1974), Harry Styles (1994), Alfred Deller (1912), Clare Torry (1947), and Ice MC (1965).