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Robbie Williams

1974 - Today

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Robert Peter Williams (born 13 February 1974) is an English singer and songwriter. He found fame as a member of the pop group Take That from 1990 to 1995, launching a solo career in 1996. His debut studio album, Life thru a Lens, was released in 1997, and included his best-selling single "Angels". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robbie Williams has received more than 15,679,637 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 75 in 2019). Robbie Williams is the 279th most popular singer (down from 230th in 2019), the 1,046th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 963rd in 2019) and the 31st most popular British Singer.

Robbie Williams is an English singer-songwriter and entertainer, known for his distinctive voice, versatile music style, and charismatic stage presence. He initially rose to fame as a member of the pop group Take That in the early 1990s, and following his departure from the group in 1995, he embarked on a highly successful solo career. Williams' solo work spans a range of genres, from pop and rock to swing, and he has released numerous hit songs and best-selling albums. His energetic performances, cheeky persona, and a string of popular hits like "Angels," "Rock DJ," and "Feel" have cemented his status as one of the UK's most popular and best-selling artists.

Memorability Metrics

  • 16M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.23

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 76

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.79

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.56

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Robbie Williams by language

Over the past year Robbie Williams has had the most page views in the with 3,383,034 views, followed by German (526,283), and Spanish (445,208). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Chinese (921.06%), Simple English (130.78%), and Korean (104.40%)

Among SINGERS

Among singers, Robbie Williams ranks 279 out of 4,381Before him are Lola Flores, Fabrizio De André, Morten Harket, Tarkan, Busta Rhymes, and Glenn Hughes. After him are Sinéad O'Connor, Laura Pausini, Stevie Nicks, Udo Dirkschneider, Janet Jackson, and Roberta Flack.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1974, Robbie Williams ranks 11Before him are Christian Bale, Joaquin Phoenix, Alyson Hannigan, Victoria Beckham, Alex Jones, and Amy Adams. After him are Laura Pausini, Eva Mendes, Alexis Tsipras, Camilla Läckberg, Vincenzo Montella, and Zé Roberto.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Robbie Williams ranks 1,046 out of 8,785Before him are Simon Pegg (1970), A. J. Ayer (1910), Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy (1936), James Stirling (1926), John Nettles (1943), and Glenn Hughes (1951). After him are Twiggy (1949), Robert Browning (1812), John Hanning Speke (1827), Princess Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom (1768), Peter D. Mitchell (1920), and Inigo Jones (1573).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Robbie Williams ranks 31Before him are Rob Halford (1951), Petula Clark (1932), Van Morrison (1945), Shane MacGowan (1957), Victoria Beckham (1974), and Glenn Hughes (1951). After him are Dave Gahan (1962), Rod Evans (1947), Peter Green (1946), Sarah Brightman (1960), Marc Bolan (1947), and Black (1962).