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Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter ( bee-ON-say; born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, and businesswoman. Nicknamed "Queen Bey", she is regarded as a prominent cultural figure of the 21st century and has been recognized for her artistry and performances, with Rolling Stone naming her one of the greatest vocalists of all time. As a child, Beyoncé started performing in various singing and dancing competitions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Beyoncé has received more than 54,064,368 page views. Her biography is available in 146 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 119 in 2019). Beyoncé is the 268th most popular singer (down from 236th in 2019), the 1,601st most popular biography from United States (down from 1,532nd in 2019) and the 85th most popular American Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 54M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.57

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 146

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.66

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 8.21

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Beyoncé ranks 268 out of 4,381Before her are Kylie Minogue, Joan Sutherland, Anna German, Fancy, Frida Boccara, and Sezen Aksu. After her are Lucia Popp, Nicolai Gedda, Mariah Carey, C. C. Catch, Lola Flores, and Fabrizio De André.

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Among people born in 1981, Beyoncé ranks 11Before her are Roger Federer, Fernando Alonso, Alicia Keys, Samuel Eto'o, Britney Spears, and David Villa. After her are Serena Williams, Jessica Alba, Rami Malek, Adriana Lima, Justin Timberlake, and Chris Evans.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Beyoncé ranks 1,601 out of 20,380Before her are Jeffrey DeMunn (1947), Conrad Hilton (1887), Julia Child (1912), Norman Reedus (1969), Michael Moore (1954), and James Ivory (1928). After her are Steve Ditko (1927), Karen Grassle (1942), Barbara Hershey (1948), Edgar Mitchell (1930), Bill Haley (1925), and James McKeen Cattell (1860).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Beyoncé ranks 85Before her are DJ Khaled (1975), Bessie Smith (1894), Sam Cooke (1931), Debbie Harry (1945), Lil Wayne (1982), and Chris Cornell (1964). After her are Mariah Carey (1969), Busta Rhymes (1972), Stevie Nicks (1948), Janet Jackson (1966), Roberta Flack (1937), and Sonny Bono (1935).