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Sezen Aksu

1954 - Today

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Sezen Aksu (Turkish pronunciation: [seˈzen ˈaksu]; born Fatma Sezen Yıldırım; 13 July 1954) is a Turkish pop music singer, songwriter and producer who has sold over 40 million albums worldwide. Her nicknames include the "Queen of Turkish Pop" and "Minik Serçe"("Little Sparrow"). Aksu's influence on Turkish pop and world music has continued since her debut in 1975, and has been reinforced by her patronage of and collaboration with many other musicians, including Sertab Erener, Şebnem Ferah, Aşkın Nur Yengi, Hande Yener, Yıldız Tilbe, Işın Karaca, Seden Gürel, Harun Kolçak and Levent Yüksel. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sezen Aksu has received more than 372,005 page views. Her biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Sezen Aksu is the 234th most popular singer (down from 210th in 2019), the 449th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 396th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Turkish Singer.

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  • 370k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.39

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.13

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.25

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Sezen Aksu ranks 234 out of 3,541Before her are Teresa Berganza, John Fogerty, Robbie Williams, Carole King, Muslim Magomayev, and Valery Leontiev. After her are Dave Gahan, Sonny Bono, Milva, Fabrizio De André, Johnny Logan, and Jacqueline Boyer.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1954, Sezen Aksu ranks 45Before her are Paolo Gentiloni, Vojislav Šešelj, François Fillon, Lee Child, Abdul Rashid Dostum, and Gianna Nannini. After her are Johnny Logan, Robert Kocharyan, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Filip Vujanović, João Lourenço, and Prayut Chan-o-cha.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Sezen Aksu ranks 449 out of 1,128Before her are Mimnermus (-670), Eutyches (380), Simeon Stylites the Younger (521), Ziya Gökalp (1876), Yaşar Kemal (1923), and Ahmet Tevfik Pasha (1845). After her are Anna of Savoy (1306), Maria of Antioch (1145), Namık Kemal (1840), Mark of Ephesus (1392), Kaykhusraw II (null), and Reşat Nuri Güntekin (1889).

Among SINGERS In Turkey

Among singers born in Turkey, Sezen Aksu ranks 3Before her are İbrahim Tatlıses (1952) and Ajda Pekkan (1946). After her are Bülent Ersoy (1952), Darío Moreno (1921), Leyla Gencer (1928), Ahmet Kaya (1957), Roza Eskenazi (1895), Sertab Erener (1964), Hande Yener (1973), Mustafa Sandal (1970), and Şivan Perwer (1955).

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