Sonu Nigam

1973 - Today

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Sonu Nigam (born 30 July 1973) is an Indian playback singer, music director, dubbing artist and actor. Nigam is a recipient of Padma Shri, India's fourth-highest civilian award. Nigam sings predominantly in Hindi and Kannada language films but has also sung in Bengali, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Odia, Bhojpuri, Gujarati, Malayalam, Nepali, Tulu, Chhattisgarhi, Meitei and other Indian languages. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sonu Nigam has received more than 6,854,280 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Sonu Nigam is the 2,035th most popular singer (up from 2,637th in 2019), the 867th most popular biography from India (up from 939th in 2019) and the 24th most popular Indian Singer.

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  • 6.9M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 42.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.73

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Sonu Nigam ranks 2,035 out of 4,381Before him are Pernilla Wahlgren, Alsou, Rockwell, AJ McLean, Lotta Engberg, and René Pape. After him are Emin Agalarov, L, Riki Sorsa, Natalia Barbu, Paul Shaffer, and Vera Brezhneva.

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Among people born in 1973, Sonu Nigam ranks 332Before him are Takashi Sorimachi, Marisol Nichols, Chino Moreno, Choi Yo-sam, Elsa Lunghini, and Halil Mutlu. After him are Laurent Lafitte, Cem Yılmaz, Éric Boullier, Faith Evans, Keiko Agena, and Todd Boehly.

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In India

Among people born in India, Sonu Nigam ranks 867 out of 1,861Before him are Tabu (1971), Afzal-ud-Daulah (1827), Neetu Singh (1958), Rolf Edling (1943), J. H. C. Whitehead (1904), and Udham Singh (1928). After him are Zinat-un-Nissa Begum (1643), Deepa Mehta (1950), Pratima Barua Pandey (1934), Huma Qureshi (1986), Kanu Sanyal (1928), and P. Bhanumathi (1925).

Among SINGERS In India

Among singers born in India, Sonu Nigam ranks 24Before him are Ali Akbar Khan (1922), Begum Akhtar (1914), Jasraj (1930), Peter Sarstedt (1941), Hemanta Mukherjee (1920), and Vani Jairam (1945). After him are Pratima Barua Pandey (1934), Mahendra Kapoor (1934), Bappi Lahiri (1952), Vinjamuri Anasuya Devi (1920), Gauhar Jaan (1873), and Pankaj Udhas (1951).