SINGER

Bobby Vinton

1935 - Today

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Stanley Robert "Bobby" Vinton (born April 16, 1935) is an American singer and songwriter who briefly appeared in films. In pop music circles, as a teen idol, he became known as "The Polish Prince," as his music pays tribute to his Polish heritage. His most popular song was "Blue Velvet," a cover of Tony Bennett's 1951 song, which reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1963 and number two in the UK in 1990. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bobby Vinton has received more than 1,261,280 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Bobby Vinton is the 577th most popular singer (up from 610th in 2019), the 3,364th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,398th in 2019) and the 174th most popular American Singer.

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  • 1.3M

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  • 63.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.09

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.62

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Bobby Vinton ranks 577 out of 3,541. Before him are Afrika Bambaataa, Mady Mesplé, Ed Sheeran, Del Shannon, Michael Kiske, and Peter Frampton. After him are Sergio Endrigo, Jay-Z, Barbara Hendricks, Dua Lipa, Dana International, and Anita Mui.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1935, Bobby Vinton ranks 163Before him are Fiorenza Cossotto, Vasily Livanov, Dudley Moore, Rodrigo Borja Cevallos, Ronald Graham, and Annie Proulx. After him are France-Albert René, Shūji Terayama, La Monte Young, Tamara Smirnova, György Kárpáti, and M. Emmet Walsh.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bobby Vinton ranks 3,364 out of 15,968. Before him are David D. Friedman (1945), Roy Chapman Andrews (1884), Arnold Rothstein (1882), Sarah Paulson (1974), Christian Slater (1969), and Jeffrey Tambor (1944). After him are Fred Brooks (1931), Philo Farnsworth (1906), Joe Viterelli (1937), Kamehameha IV (1834), Jay-Z (1969), and Ron Rifkin (1939).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Bobby Vinton ranks 174Before him are La Toya Jackson (1956), Ice Cube (1969), David Lee Roth (1954), Sonny Boy Williamson II (1912), Afrika Bambaataa (1957), and Del Shannon (1934). After him are Jay-Z (1969), Barbara Hendricks (1948), Sheryl Crow (1962), Chip Taylor (1940), Christopher Cross (1951), and Al Green (1946).