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Phil Collins

1951 - Today

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Philip David Charles Collins (born 30 January 1951) is an English singer, musician, songwriter, record producer and actor. He was the drummer and later lead singer of the rock band Genesis and also has a career as a solo performer. Between 1982 and 1990, Collins achieved three UK and seven US number-one singles as a solo artist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Phil Collins has received more than 21,045,249 page views. His biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 74 in 2019). Phil Collins is the 54th most popular singer (down from 44th in 2019), the 287th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 252nd in 2019) and the 7th 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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  • 21M

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  • 68.57

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  • 77

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.09

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Phil Collins ranks 54 out of 3,528Before him are Billie Holiday, Joe Cocker, José Carreras, Celine Dion, Ella Fitzgerald, and George Michael. After him are 50 Cent, Jennifer Lopez, Kurt Cobain, Sarah Vaughan, Stevie Wonder, and Eminem.

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Among people born in 1951, Phil Collins ranks 5Before him are Robin Williams, John Deacon, Ilona Staller, and Sting. After him are Louis van Gaal, Kurt Russell, Geoffrey Rush, Michelle Bachelet, Santiago Calatrava, Stellan Skarsgård, and Mohamed Morsi.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Phil Collins ranks 287 out of 7,765Before him are Daniel Day-Lewis (1957), Anne Brontë (1820), Cyrano de Bergerac (1619), George Michael (1963), William Wordsworth (1770), and William Ramsay (1852). After him are Vanessa Redgrave (1937), Gary Oldman (1958), Ælla of Northumbria (800), Ritchie Blackmore (1945), Ken Follett (1949), and Peter Sellers (1925).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Phil Collins ranks 7Before him are David Bowie (1947), Mick Jagger (1943), Brian Johnson (1947), Ozzy Osbourne (1948), Joe Cocker (1944), and George Michael (1963). After him are Rod Stewart (1945), Ian Gillan (1945), Kate Bush (1958), Marianne Faithfull (1946), Bonnie Tyler (1951), and Morrissey (1959).

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