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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 and songwriter. Born and raised in London, he is of Scottish and English ancestry. With his distinctive raspy singing voice, Stewart is among 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 17,728,165 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Rod Stewart is the 63rd most popular singer (up from 65th in 2019), the 335th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 340th 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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  • 65

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  • 4.72

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  • 5.22

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Among singers, Rod Stewart ranks 63 out of 3,528Before him are Kurt Cobain, Sarah Vaughan, Stevie Wonder, Eminem, Carlos Gardel, and Amália Rodrigues. After him are Salvatore Adamo, Víctor Jara, The Notorious B.I.G., Ian Gillan, Klaus Meine, and Diana Ross.

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Among people born in 1945, Rod Stewart ranks 24Before him are Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Eddy Merckx, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Ritchie Blackmore, Yoshinori Ohsumi, and Mircea Lucescu. After him are Patrick Modiano, Ian Gillan, Goldie Hawn, Ehud Olmert, Mia Farrow, and Abdelmadjid Tebboune.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Rod Stewart ranks 335 out of 7,765Before him are Llywelyn ap Gruffudd (1220), Ian McShane (1942), Rudolf Abel (1903), Gertrude Bell (1868), Anne, Princess Royal (1950), and Bartholomew Roberts (1682). After him are Henry Moseley (1887), William Hogarth (1697), Christopher Marlowe (1564), Enid Blyton (1897), Vivienne Westwood (1941), and Ian Gillan (1945).

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), George Michael (1963), and Phil Collins (1951). After him are Ian Gillan (1945), Kate Bush (1958), Marianne Faithfull (1946), Bonnie Tyler (1951), Morrissey (1959), and Robert Plant (1948).

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