Florence Ballard

1943 - 1976

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Florence Glenda Chapman (née Ballard; June 30, 1943 – February 22, 1976) was an American singer and a founding member of the Motown vocal female group the Supremes. She sang on 16 top 40 singles with the group, including nine number-one hits. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Florence Ballard has received more than 2,034,725 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Florence Ballard is the 1,342nd most popular singer (down from 1,289th in 2019), the 7,327th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,518th in 2019) and the 371st most popular American Singer.

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  • 18

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  • 1.93

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  • 3.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Florence Ballard ranks 1,342 out of 3,541Before her are Svante Thuresson, Sandra Reemer, Alan Jackson, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Raf, and Ellen Allien. After her are Emma Kirkby, Sonny Terry, Aygün Kazımova, Peter Sarstedt, Omar Souleyman, and Kim Jong-kook.

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Among people born in 1943, Florence Ballard ranks 427Before her are Bobby Vee, Dan Coats, Catherine Cesarsky, Elizabeth Hartman, Nahas Angula, and Robert Trivers. After her are Patrick D'Rozario, Gavin Bryars, Marilynne Robinson, Superstar Billy Graham, Joan Van Ark, and Sam Hinds. Among people deceased in 1976, Florence Ballard ranks 184Before her are Ritwik Ghatak, Haddon Sundblom, Martín Luis Guzmán, Mario Alborta, John Ainsworth-Davis, and Humberto Elgueta. After her are Norman Foster, Margaret Leighton, Anna Kéthly, James Wong Howe, Miriam Cooper, and Horacio Muñoz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Florence Ballard ranks 7,327 out of 15,968Before her are George Ord (1781), Schelte J. Bus (1956), Daryl Stuermer (1952), Chris Owen (1980), Robert Trivers (1943), and Adriana Chechik (1991). After her are Kay Ivey (1944), Rocky Carroll (1963), Ralph Meeker (1920), Allen Collins (1952), Barbara Hale (1922), and Irwin I. Shapiro (1929).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Florence Ballard ranks 371Before her are Bobby Vee (1943), Richard Tucker (1913), Roy Clark (1933), Guru (1961), Helen Kane (1904), and Alan Jackson (1958). After her are Sonny Terry (1911), Thelma Houston (1946), Diane Warren (1956), Chris Connor (1927), Ronnie Spector (1943), and Skeeter Davis (1931).