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Shane Filan

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Shane Steven Filan (born 5 July 1979) is an Irish pop singer. He is one of the two lead singers of pop vocal group Westlife, which was formed in 1998, disbanded in 2012, and regrouped in 2018. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shane Filan has received more than 2,045,382 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Shane Filan is the 2,219th most popular singer (down from 1,886th in 2019), the 356th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 309th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Irish Singer.

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  • 2.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 38.13

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.29

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Shane Filan ranks 2,219 out of 3,528Before him are Cheryl Lynn, Nelly Ciobanu, Bobby Rydell, Taio Cruz, Tim Armstrong, and Theuns Jordaan. After him are Glennis Grace, Philippe Lafontaine, Mac Davis, Era Istrefi, Warrel Dane, and Tracey Thorn.

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Among people born in 1979, Shane Filan ranks 313Before him are David Di Tommaso, Guðjón Valur Sigurðsson, Wu Chun, Tatyana Ali, Metta World Peace, and Manuel Friedrich. After him are Busy Philipps, Primož Kozmus, Darjuš Lavrinovič, Kšyštof Lavrinovič, Robin Szolkowy, and Kōji Nakata.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Shane Filan ranks 356 out of 501Before him are Pat O'Callaghan (1906), Patricia Collinge (1892), Caroline Corr (1973), Finn Bálor (1981), Paul Harrington (1960), and Con Leahy (1876). After him are William J. Duane (1780), Tommy Byrne (1958), Niamh Kavanagh (1968), Anne Enright (1962), Devon Murray (1988), and John Redmond (1856).

Among SINGERS In Ireland

Among singers born in Ireland, Shane Filan ranks 17Before him are Niall Horan (1993), Stephen Gately (1976), Christy Moore (1945), Glen Hansard (1970), Nicky Byrne (1978), and Paul Harrington (1960). After him are Niamh Kavanagh (1968), Mary Black (1955), Hozier (1990), Kian Egan (1980), Eimear Quinn (1972), and Brian McFadden (1980).

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