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Phil Collins

1951 - Today

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Philip David Charles Collins (born 30 January 1951) is an English drummer, singer, record producer, songwriter, and actor. He is best known as the drummer/singer of the rock band Genesis and for his solo career. Between 1982 and 1990, Collins achieved three UK and seven US number-one singles in his solo career. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Phil Collins has received more than 16,908,437 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Phil Collins is the 44th most popular singer (down from 28th in 2019), the 253rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 165th in 2019) and the 6th most popular British Singer.

Phil Collins is most famous for his work with Genesis, as well as his solo career. He has won seven Grammy Awards and been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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  • 17M

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  • 76.51

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  • 74

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.39

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.56

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Phil Collins ranks 44 out of 3,541Before him are Jacques Brel, Nina Simone, Amanda Lear, Ozzy Osbourne, Joe Cocker, and Mireille Mathieu. After him are Ella Fitzgerald, Eminem, Agnetha Fältskog, Stevie Wonder, Toto Cutugno, and Kurt Cobain.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1951, Phil Collins ranks 3Before him are Robin Williams and Ilona Staller. After him are Sting, John Deacon, Geoffrey Rush, Michelle Bachelet, Louis van Gaal, Kurt Russell, Anatoly Karpov, Stellan Skarsgård, and Mohamed Morsi.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Phil Collins ranks 253 out of 6,924Before him are John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh (1842), Roger Waters (1943), J. M. Barrie (1860), Jimmy Page (1944), Tristan (535), and Tim Berners-Lee (1955). After him are Bede (672), William Morris (1834), Henry Moore (1898), Sting (1951), Alcuin (735), and Alan Parker (1944).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Phil Collins ranks 6Before him are David Bowie (1947), Mick Jagger (1943), Brian Johnson (1947), Ozzy Osbourne (1948), and Joe Cocker (1944). After him are Marianne Faithfull (1946), Rod Stewart (1945), George Michael (1963), Ian Gillan (1945), Bonnie Tyler (1951), and Robert Plant (1948).

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