Page semi-protected

Wikipedia:Today's featured list

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Today's featured list

This star symbolizes the featured content on Wikipedia.

Today's featured list is a section included on the Main Page on Mondays and on Fridays, in which an introduction to one of Wikipedia's featured lists is displayed. The current month's queue can be found here. The lists appearing on the Main Page are scheduled by the featured list director, currently Giants2008.

To be eligible to appear on the Main Page, a list must already be featured. For more information on the featured list promotion process, please see the featured list candidates, as well as the featured list criteria. In addition, a blurb is drafted, introducing the subject of the list. Blurbs are roughly 1,000 characters in length, with no reference tags, alternate names or extraneous boldface type, although a link to the specified featured list should be emboldened; a relevant picture is also usually included with the blurb. The previous three lists that were featured on the Main Page appear along the bottom, in reverse chronological order. You can submit a list to be scheduled at the submissions page.

At the moment, lists are scheduled by the featured list director or by the featured list delegates, although we will eventually be devising a community-based system for selecting each day's list. We encourage editors to submit and to review as many blurbs as possible. If you notice a problem with an upcoming featured list to appear on the Main Page, please leave a message at the Main Page errors page or here.

Further suggestions on how you can participate can be found here.

Featured content:

Featured list tools:

From the previous featured list (Monday, November 23)

Tom Hawkins
Tom Hawkins

The Coleman Medal is an Australian rules football award given annually to the Australian Football League (AFL) player who kicks the most goals in the home-and-away season. It was first presented in 1981 to Richmond's Michael Roach. The award is named after John Coleman, an Australian Football Hall of Fame Legend who scored 537 goals for Essendon. In July 2004, leading goalkickers from 1955 – the year after Coleman's last match – to 1980 were named retrospective Coleman Medallists, while winners prior to 1955 were named Leading Goalkicker Medallists. Collingwood is the club most frequently represented by medallists; its players have won on 22 occasions. The majority (13) of these awards have been contributed by Dick Lee and Gordon Coventry. Lee's seven medals are a league record; Coventry sits outright second, on six. Five players have been four-time medallists; another five have won the award three times, while 15 players have been dual medallists. Geelong's Tom Hawkins (pictured) kicked 42 goals in 2020, making him the most recent recipient. (Full list...)

From the next featured list (Friday, November 27)

David Bowie
David Bowie

English singer-songwriter David Bowie recorded over 400 different songs during his over 50-year career. Bowie worked with numerous artists throughout his career, including producers Tony Visconti, Brian Eno and singer Iggy Pop, and was the primary songwriter for many of his songs; he recorded cover versions of songs by artists including the Who, the Pretty Things and the Yardbirds. Following his psychedelic pop-influenced self-titled debut album in 1967, he released his first successful single "Space Oddity", which introduced the fictional astronaut Major Tom. He then released his folk rock-inspired second self-titled album in 1969, which represented an artistic breakthrough for Bowie, containing songs such as "Changes" and "Life on Mars?" Between 1972 and 1974, Bowie was a pioneer of the glam rock genre, as showcased on The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (1972), which launched Bowie to stardom. Bowie reached his commercial peak with Let's Dance (1983), which featured post-disco and dance songs, as evident on its title track. (Full list...)