Phil Collins

1951 - Today

Phil Collins

Philip David Charles Collins (born 30 January 1951) is an English drummer, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor, best known as the drummer/singer of the rock band Genesis and for his solo career. Between 1982 and 1990, Collins scored three UK and seven US number-one singles in his solo career. When his work with Genesis, his work with other artists, as well as his solo career is totalled, he had more US Top 40 singles than any other artist during the 1980s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Phil Collins has received more than 12,887,051 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 27th most popular singer.

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  • 13M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 70.89

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 69

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.33

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.12

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Phil Collins ranks 27 out of 3,001Before him are Plácido Domingo, James Brown, Farinelli, Patti Smith, Jacques Brel, and Barbra Streisand. After him are Cesária Évora, Andrea Bocelli, Mick Jagger, Umm Kulthum, Serge Gainsbourg, and Brian Johnson.

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Among people born in 1951, Phil Collins ranks 2Before him is Robin Williams. After him are Sting, John Deacon, Ilona Staller, Mohamed Morsi, Bonnie Tyler, Louis van Gaal, Santiago Calatrava, Geoffrey Rush, Michelle Bachelet, and Anatoly Karpov.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Phil Collins ranks 165 out of 5,347Before him are Princess Helena of the United Kingdom (1846), Thomas Newcomen (1663), Victoria, Princess Royal (1840), Francis Crick (1916), Roald Dahl (1916), and Mary Wollstonecraft (1759). After him are Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (1830), Henry V of England (1386), William Gilbert (1544), Bobby Charlton (1937), Bon Scott (1946), and Ada Lovelace (1815).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Phil Collins ranks 2Before him are David Bowie (1947). After him are Mick Jagger (1943), Brian Johnson (1947), Joe Cocker (1944), Ozzy Osbourne (1948), Rod Stewart (1945), Bonnie Tyler (1951), Marianne Faithfull (1946), George Michael (1963), Kate Bush (1958), and Ian Gillan (1945).