Bobby Helms

1933 - 1997

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Robert Lee Helms (August 15, 1933 – June 19, 1997) was an American country singer, who is best remembered for his 1957 Christmas hit "Jingle Bell Rock". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bobby Helms has received more than 598,819 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Bobby Helms is the 1,214th most popular singer (up from 1,379th in 2019), the 6,186th most popular biography from United States (up from 7,351st in 2019) and the 309th most popular American Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 600k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 48.75

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.51

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Bobby Helms by language

Over the past year Bobby Helms has had the most page views in the with 92,851 views, followed by Spanish (4,827), and French (4,220). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Estonian (286.39%), Southern Azerbaijani (250.48%), and Ukrainian (241.46%)


Among singers, Bobby Helms ranks 1,214 out of 4,381Before her are Philip Bailey, Ivo Linna, Anna Oxa, Paloma San Basilio, Mick Hucknall, and Raf. After her are Tony Christie, Indira Radić, Chayanne, Eddy Wally, Playboi Carti, and Barney McKenna.

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Among people born in 1933, Bobby Helms ranks 326Before her are Ingrid Jonker, Sergio Pitol, Chuck Grassley, Arnold Koller, Giuliano Sarti, and Muhamed Mujić. After her are Galina Volchek, Irma Serrano, Imre Nagy, Knut Johannesen, Tsai Chin, and Wayne Rogers. Among people deceased in 1997, Bobby Helms ranks 206Before her are Joanna Moore, Mohammad-Ali Jamalzadeh, Agnieszka Osiecka, Denver Pyle, Norris Bradbury, and Roger Marche. After her are Cyril Toumanoff, Marshall Applewhite, Ondino Viera, Ben Hogan, David Doyle, and Ivan Yarygin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bobby Helms ranks 6,186 out of 20,380Before her are Ottis Toole (1947), Robert Richardson (1955), David Miller (1909), Leo Kadanoff (1937), Franchot Tone (1905), and John Flynn (1932). After her are Jason Becker (1969), Lori Loughlin (1964), Lewis Arquette (1935), James Van Fleet (1892), Laura Innes (1957), and Joe Engle (1932).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Bobby Helms ranks 309Before her are Tom Verlaine (1949), Grace Bumbry (1937), Hoagy Carmichael (1899), Phil Anselmo (1968), Sonny Boy Williamson II (1912), and Philip Bailey (1951). After her are Playboi Carti (1996), Lhasa de Sela (1972), Xzibit (1974), Skeeter Davis (1931), Bobby Womack (1944), and Charlie Dominici (1951).