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Rod Stewart

1945 - Today

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Sir Roderick David Stewart (born 10 January 1945) is a British rock and pop singer, songwriter, and record producer. Born and raised in London, he is of Scottish and English ancestry. With his distinctive raspy singing voice, Stewart is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold over 250 million records worldwide. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rod Stewart has received more than 13,860,777 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Rod Stewart is the 65th most popular singer (down from 49th in 2019), the 340th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 265th in 2019) and the 8th most popular British Singer.

Rod Stewart was most famous for his music. He is a singer and songwriter with a career spanning more than 50 years. He has written and recorded many songs, including "Maggie May," "You Wear It Well," "Tonight's the Night," "Hot Legs," "Young Turks," "Sailing," "I Don't Want to Talk About It," "Rhythm of My Heart," "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?" and "Have I Told You Lately."

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  • 14M

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  • 74.81

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  • 63

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.16

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Rod Stewart ranks 65 out of 3,541Before him are Jennifer Lopez, José Carreras, Glen Campbell, Marianne Faithfull, The Notorious B.I.G., and Víctor Jara. After him are George Michael, 50 Cent, Anna Magdalena Bach, Ian Gillan, Billie Holiday, and Johnny Hallyday.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1945, Rod Stewart ranks 23Before him are Ritchie Blackmore, Patrick Modiano, Daniel Ortega, Yoshinori Ohsumi, Lemmy, and Björn Ulvaeus. After him are Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Ian Gillan, Ehud Olmert, Goldie Hawn, Mia Farrow, and Priscilla Presley.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Rod Stewart ranks 340 out of 6,924Before him are Malcolm McDowell (1943), Enid Blyton (1897), Randal Cremer (1828), Charles Lyell (1797), William Crookes (1832), and Millvina Dean (1912). After him are Ian McShane (1942), Arthur Eddington (1882), Harold Pinter (1930), Thomas Paine (1737), Llywelyn ap Gruffudd (1220), and John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (1650).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Rod Stewart ranks 8Before him are Mick Jagger (1943), Brian Johnson (1947), Ozzy Osbourne (1948), Joe Cocker (1944), Phil Collins (1951), and Marianne Faithfull (1946). After him are George Michael (1963), Ian Gillan (1945), Bonnie Tyler (1951), Robert Plant (1948), Morrissey (1959), and Kate Bush (1958).

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