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Kwon Ji-yong (Korean: 권지용; born August 18, 1988), also known by his stage name G-Dragon, is a South Korean rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer, known as the "King of K-pop". G-Dragon trained for six years, from the age of twelve, at South Korean entertainment label YG Entertainment before debuting in 2006 as the leader of the hip hop boy band Big Bang, which went on to become one of the best-selling boy bands in the world.His first solo album Heartbreaker and its title track of the same name, released in 2009, were commercially successful, becoming the best-selling album by a Korean soloist at the time and earning him Album of the Year at the 2009 Mnet Asian Music Awards. G-Dragon collaborated with Big Bang bandmate T.O.P to release the album GD & TOP in 2010. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of G-Dragon has received more than 5,373,673 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). G-Dragon is the 853rd most popular singer (down from 775th in 2019), the 166th most popular biography from South Korea (down from 46th in 2019) and the 7th most popular South Korean Singer.

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  • 2.70

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Among singers, G-Dragon ranks 853 out of 3,541Before him are Kumar Sanu, Polad Bülbüloğlu, Eric Johnson, Liane Augustin, George London, and Anna Maria Jopek. After him are Dusty Hill, Paul Weller, Sandro de América, Merle Haggard, M. S. Subbulakshmi, and Demi Lovato.

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Among people born in 1988, G-Dragon ranks 31Before him are Mats Hummels, Park Seo-joon, Kevin Durant, Natascha Kampusch, Ana de Armas, and Juan Cuadrado. After him are Fábio Coentrão, Javier Hernández, Paulinho, Juan Mata, Radja Nainggolan, and Nicklas Bendtner.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, G-Dragon ranks 166 out of 774Before him are Jisoo (1995), Jo Jung-suk (1980), Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk (1931), Song Hye-kyo (1981), Yun Seondo (1587), and Kang Kyung-wha (1955). After him are Kai (1994), Hong Song-nam (1929), Heo Mok (1595), Park Ji-sung (1981), Pak Song-chol (1913), and Bae Yong-joon (1972).

Among SINGERS In South Korea

Among singers born in South Korea, G-Dragon ranks 7Before him are Psy (1977), Jungkook (1997), J-Hope (1994), RM (1994), Jimin (1995), and Jisoo (1995). After him are Sumi Jo (1962), BoA (1986), IU (1993), Lee Hyori (1979), Leeteuk (1983), and Yesung (1984).

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