Barry White

1944 - 2003

Barry White

Barry Eugene Carter (September 12, 1944 – July 4, 2003), better known by his stage name Barry White, was an American singer-songwriter, musician, record producer and composer. A two-time Grammy Award–winner known for his distinctive bass-baritone voice and romantic image, his greatest success came in the 1970s as a solo singer and with The Love Unlimited Orchestra, crafting many enduring soul, funk, and disco songs such as his two biggest hits: "You're the First, the Last, My Everything" and "Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe". During the course of his career in the music business, White achieved 112 gold albums worldwide, 41 of which also attained platinum status. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barry White has received more than 3,653,039 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 37th most popular singer.

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  • 3.7M

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  • 69.76

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  • 46

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.25

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Barry White ranks 37 out of 3,001Before him are Umm Kulthum, Serge Gainsbourg, Brian Johnson, Ella Fitzgerald, Whitney Houston, and Nico. After him are Nana Mouskouri, Nina Simone, Amanda Lear, Joe Cocker, Joe Dassin, and Aretha Franklin.

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Among people born in 1944, Barry White ranks 8Before him are Ban Ki-moon, Rutger Hauer, Gerhard Schröder, George Lucas, Jeff Beck, and Omar al-Bashir. After him are Reinhold Messner, Joe Cocker, Miloš Zeman, Jimmy Page, Ernő Rubik, and Alexander Van der Bellen. Among people deceased in 2003, Barry White ranks 9Before him are Leni Riefenstahl, Idi Amin, Charles Bronson, Alija Izetbegović, Gregory Peck, and Heydar Aliyev. After him are Nina Simone, Edward Teller, Robert K. Merton, Ilya Prigogine, Elia Kazan, and Maurice Gibb.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Barry White ranks 231 out of 12,171Before him are Rocky Marciano (1923), Tommy Lee Jones (1946), Colonel Sanders (1890), Whitney Houston (1963), Josephine Baker (1906), and Leonard Bernstein (1918). After him are Samuel P. Huntington (1927), Robert Duvall (1931), Nina Simone (1933), Lee Van Cleef (1925), Gene Hackman (1930), and Ava Gardner (1922).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Barry White ranks 15Before him are Tupac Shakur (1971), James Brown (1933), Patti Smith (1946), Barbra Streisand (1942), Ella Fitzgerald (1917), and Whitney Houston (1963). After him are Nina Simone (1933), Joe Dassin (1938), Aretha Franklin (1942), Marvin Gaye (1939), Kurt Cobain (1967), and Glen Campbell (1936).