Betty Wright

1953 - 2020

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Bessie Regina Norris (December 21, 1953 – May 10, 2020), better known by her stage name Betty Wright, was an American soul and R&B singer, songwriter and background vocalist. Beginning her professional career in the late 1960s as a teenager, Wright rose to fame in the 1970s with hits such as "Clean Up Woman" and "Tonight Is the Night". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Betty Wright has received more than 1,178,254 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Betty Wright is the 1,410th most popular singer, the 7,712th most popular biography from United States and the 392nd most popular American Singer.

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  • 1.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 56.80

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.77

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.70

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Betty Wright ranks 1,410 out of 3,541Before her are Julian Casablancas, Bob Welch, Kirka, Aaron Neville, Brendan Perry, and Zazie. After her are Hari Varešanović, Lyle Lovett, Paulo de Carvalho, Kelly Rowland, Baja Mali Knindža, and Eddie Floyd.

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Among people born in 1953, Betty Wright ranks 316Before her are Jürgen Pommerenke, Raoul Peck, Patrick Chamoiseau, Leonid Buryak, Michael Portillo, and Pertti Karppinen. After her are Daniel Sanchez, James Smith, Ingo Hoffmann, Dimitris Avramopoulos, Christian Lopez, and Zigmantas Balčytis. Among people deceased in 2020, Betty Wright ranks 461Before her are Alex Trebek, Kamala, Alexi Laiho, Marián Čišovský, Tim Severin, and Fritz d'Orey. After her are Dave Greenfield, Ezio Bosso, Norman I. Platnick, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, J. I. Packer, and Ang Rita.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Betty Wright ranks 7,712 out of 15,968Before her are Peter Buck (1956), Christopher George (1931), Gregory Chaitin (1947), Grant Gustin (1990), Adam Savage (1967), and John Debney (1956). After her are Larry Johnson (1969), Rudy Rucker (1946), Roger B. Taney (1777), Anna Belknap (1972), Assata Shakur (1947), and Barbara Rush (1927).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Betty Wright ranks 392Before her are Randy Jones (1952), King Curtis (1934), Ava Max (1994), Julian Casablancas (1978), Bob Welch (1945), and Aaron Neville (1941). After her are Lyle Lovett (1957), Kelly Rowland (1981), Eddie Floyd (1937), Jack Teagarden (1905), Jimmy Witherspoon (1920), and Jimmy Carl Black (1938).