Dennis Edwards

1943 - 2018

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Dennis Edwards Jr. (February 3, 1943 – February 1, 2018) was an American soul and R&B singer who was best known as the frontman in The Temptations for Motown Records. Edwards joined the Temptations in 1968, replacing David Ruffin and sang with the group from 1968 to 1976, 1980 to 1984, and 1987 to 1989. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dennis Edwards has received more than 1,876,147 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Dennis Edwards is the 2,341st most popular singer, the 12,690th most popular biography from United States and the 637th most popular American Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.9M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.12

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.40

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Dennis Edwards by language

Over the past year Dennis Edwards has had the most page views in the with 221,643 views, followed by French (6,044), and German (5,455). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ido (86.25%), Simple English (75.25%), and Southern Azerbaijani (70.81%)


Among singers, Dennis Edwards ranks 2,341 out of 4,381Before him are Martha Tilton, Tanel Padar, Carlene Carter, Nina Stemme, Bob Crosby, and Anohni. After him are Margaret Whiting, Chiara Siracusa, Siriporn Ampaipong, Kristína, Eldar Gasimov, and Anneli Saaristo.

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Among people born in 1943, Dennis Edwards ranks 681Before him are Valerie Leon, Mihály Hesz, Julie Ege, Johnny Warren, Mary Wells, and Charles Murray. After him are Bobby Lennox, Gianni Ambrosio, Kay Bailey Hutchison, Paul Silas, Rose Tremain, and Béla Bollobás. Among people deceased in 2018, Dennis Edwards ranks 540Before him are Jean Porter, Bill Slater, Dipali Barthakur, Kuldip Nayar, Carole Shelley, and Oliver Knussen. After him are Celeste Yarnall, Ken Flach, Nanette Fabray, Dick Quax, Naftali Bon, and Joseph Campanella.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dennis Edwards ranks 12,690 out of 20,380Before him are Charlie Callas (1924), Sandy West (1959), John Davis Lodge (1903), Travis Kelce (1989), Quinton Jackson (1978), and Charles Murray (1943). After him are Tim Gunn (1953), Margaret Whiting (1924), Stanley Kunitz (1905), Virginia Capers (1925), Brian Baumgartner (1972), and Omar Benson Miller (1978).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Dennis Edwards ranks 637Before him are Brook Benton (1931), David Allan Coe (1939), William DuVall (1967), Martha Tilton (1915), Carlene Carter (1955), and Bob Crosby (1913). After him are Margaret Whiting (1924), David Draiman (1973), Benny Blanco (1988), Gucci Mane (1980), Paul Stookey (1937), and Future (1983).