Brad Delp

1951 - 2007

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Bradley Edward Delp (June 12, 1951 – March 9, 2007) was an American musician who was the original lead singer and frontman of the rock band Boston. He joined the band in 1970 and appeared on every album with the exception of Walk On (1994) and also participated in every tour prior to his death in 2007. Delp was known for his "unique and soulful singing and the vocal range of his 'golden' voice". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Brad Delp has received more than 2,817,352 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Brad Delp is the 1,835th most popular singer (down from 1,696th in 2019), the 9,810th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,212th in 2019) and the 474th most popular American Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.8M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 43.88

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.00

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Brad Delps by language

Over the past year Brad Delp has had the most page views in the with 393,908 views, followed by Spanish (17,056), and German (11,059). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Korean (28.27%), Norwegian (Nynorsk) (27.52%), and Finnish (26.63%)


Among singers, Brad Delp ranks 1,835 out of 4,381Before him are Anitta, Agnes Obel, LaVern Baker, Jonny Jakobsen, Magdalena Kožená, and Eleonore Schwarz. After him are Oleh Skrypka, Patty Smyth, Svyatoslav Vakarchuk, Rick Ross, Ahlam, and Dianne Reeves.

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Among people born in 1951, Brad Delp ranks 514Before him are Enrique Rodríguez, Ray Kennedy, Carol J. Adams, Danny Clark, Hans-Georg Aschenbach, and John L. Phillips. After him are Pamela Bellwood, Robin Sachs, Claude Bartolone, Mohamed Ben Rehaiem, Gunnar Larsson, and Mohammad Reza Aref. Among people deceased in 2007, Brad Delp ranks 354Before him are Hans Mild, Gilbert Bozon, Jurga Ivanauskaitė, Carmelo Camet, Beniamino Andreatta, and Tamás Gábor. After him are Sidney Coleman, Charles Grimes, Carey Bell, Jeanne Bates, Merv Griffin, and Eva Crane.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Brad Delp ranks 9,810 out of 20,380Before him are Michael Constantine (1927), Sherry Turkle (1948), Michael Horse (1949), Julianne Nicholson (1971), William Kircher (1958), and Jacob Abbott (1803). After him are Vincent Persichetti (1915), John Kasich (1952), Artis Gilmore (1949), Chris Klein (1979), Amy Sedaris (1961), and Jack Casady (1944).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Brad Delp ranks 474Before him are Lil' Kim (1974), Lawrence Tibbett (1896), Magic Sam (1937), Johnnie Ray (1927), Chris Fehn (1973), and LaVern Baker (1929). After him are Patty Smyth (1957), Rick Ross (1976), Dianne Reeves (1956), Neal Morse (1960), Tim "Ripper" Owens (1967), and Candi Staton (1940).