Bobby Brown

1969 - Today

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Robert Barisford Brown (born February 5, 1969) is an American singer and rapper. Brown, alongside frequent collaborator Teddy Riley, is noted as one of the pioneers of new jack swing: a fusion of hip hop and R&B. Brown started his career in the R&B and pop group New Edition, from its inception in 1978 until his exit from the group in December 1985.Once he started a solo career, Brown enjoyed commercial and critical success with his second album Don't Be Cruel (1988) which spawned five Billboard Hot 100 top 10 singles, including the number one hit "My Prerogative", and the Grammy Award-winning "Every Little Step". In 1989, Brown contributed two songs to the soundtrack of Ghostbusters II. In 1992, Brown married superstar singer Whitney Houston, with whom he later had a daughter named Bobbi Kristina Brown. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bobby Brown has received more than 12,107,735 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Bobby Brown is the 633rd most popular singer (down from 602nd in 2019), the 3,621st most popular biography from United States (down from 3,361st in 2019) and the 185th most popular American Singer.

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  • 63.03

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  • 34

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  • 4.58

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.73

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Bobby Brown ranks 633 out of 3,541Before him are Martti Talvela, Daddy Yankee, Massiel, Zinka Milanov, Nicole Scherzinger, and Pilar Lorengar. After him are Floor Jansen, Gary Brooker, Achinoam Nini, Juanes, Marietta Alboni, and Júlia Várady.

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Among people born in 1969, Bobby Brown ranks 79Before him are Vítor Baía, Jason Clarke, Hong Myung-bo, Thomas Vinterberg, Marjane Satrapi, and Paul Adelstein. After him are Achinoam Nini, Sean Combs, Roy Jones Jr., Viswanathan Anand, Faustino Asprilla, and Giorgi Margvelashvili.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bobby Brown ranks 3,621 out of 15,968Before him are Mira Sorvino (1967), David Robinson (1965), Richard Ramirez (1960), Michael S. Hart (1947), Tom Sizemore (1961), and Richard Roundtree (1942). After him are Joseph Cornell (1903), Marcus Miller (1959), Marilyn Chambers (1952), Mary Tyler Moore (1936), Jeffrey Wright (1965), and William H. Prescott (1796).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Bobby Brown ranks 185Before him are Christopher Cross (1951), Al Green (1946), Patti Page (1927), Melissa Etheridge (1961), Akon (1973), and Nicole Scherzinger (1978). After him are "Weird Al" Yankovic (1959), Dee Dee Bridgewater (1950), Virginia E. Johnson (1925), Vince Neil (1961), Julie London (1926), and George Clinton (1941).

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