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Tak Matsumoto

1961 - Today

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Takahiro Matsumoto (松本 孝弘, Matsumoto Takahiro, born March 27, 1961, in Toyonaka, Osaka) is a Japanese musician, songwriter and record producer. He is best known as the guitarist and main composer of the rock duo B'z, the best-selling music act in their native Japan. He also has a successful solo career where, in addition to winning several Japan Gold Disc Awards, he won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Album for Take Your Pick (2010), which he made in collaboration with Larry Carlton. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tak Matsumoto has received more than 156,256 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Tak Matsumoto is the 1,942nd most popular singer (down from 1,751st in 2019), the 1,546th most popular biography from Japan (down from 1,393rd in 2019) and the 25th most popular Japanese Singer.

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  • 160k

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  • 40.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Tak Matsumoto ranks 1,942 out of 3,528Before him are Cássia Eller, Doda, Laura Alonso, Joyce DiDonato, Grégory Lemarchal, and Hera Björk. After him are Black Francis, Kōji Wada, Neil Finn, Ilse DeLange, Mitch Miller, and Madison Beer.

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Among people born in 1961, Tak Matsumoto ranks 448Before him are Ludger Stühlmeyer, Moeketsi Majoro, Laura Boldrini, Jorge Barrios, Masaaki Mori, and Sugao Kambe. After him are Troels Rasmussen, Gyrðir Elíasson, Håkan Hardenberger, Hiro Yamamoto, Julian Bailey, and Kent Nielsen.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Tak Matsumoto ranks 1,546 out of 6,048Before him are Sayaka Ohara (1975), Masaaki Mori (1961), Sugao Kambe (1961), Toshiya Miura (1963), Yasunori Mitsuda (1972), and Jared Taylor (1951). After him are Masakiyo Maezono (1973), Saori Hayami (1991), Kōji Wada (1974), Yasuhiro Takemoto (1972), Akihiro Nishimura (1958), and Ken Hirai (1972).

Among SINGERS In Japan

Among singers born in Japan, Tak Matsumoto ranks 25Before him are Yutaka Ozaki (1965), Mika Nakashima (1983), Nikka Costa (1972), Sana (1996), Tomohisa Yamashita (1985), and Kyōko Koizumi (1966). After him are Kōji Wada (1974), Ken Hirai (1972), Koda Kumi (1982), Masahiro Nakai (1972), Yui (1987), and Momo Hirai (1996).

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