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George Strait

1952 - Today

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George Harvey Strait Sr. (born May 18, 1952) is an American country music singer, songwriter, actor, and music producer. He is credited for pioneering the neotraditional country style in the 1980s, famed for his authentic cowboy image and roots-oriented sound at a time when the Nashville music industry was dominated by country pop crossover acts. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Strait has received more than 9,523,856 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). George Strait is the 222nd most popular singer (up from 296th in 2019), the 1,383rd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,879th in 2019) and the 75th most popular American Singer.

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  • 9.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.55

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 12.07

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Among SINGERS

Among singers, George Strait ranks 222 out of 4,381Before him are Chavela Vargas, George Benson, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Vicky Leandros, Teresa Berganza, and Mario Del Monaco. After him are Rob Halford, Mohammed Abdel Wahab, Petula Clark, Ibrahim Ferrer, Jacqueline Boyer, and Rita Pavone.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1952, George Strait ranks 61Before him are Didier Pironi, Ari Vatanen, Mahamadou Issoufou, Ko Yong-hui, Uli Hoeneß, and Maria Schneider. After him are Raymond Domenech, Bert van Marwijk, Imran Khan, Reinhard Genzel, Osvaldo Ardiles, and Irina Bokova.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Strait ranks 1,383 out of 20,380Before him are Kelly Lynch (1959), Max Wright (1943), Bob Kane (1915), Scott Wilson (1942), Norman Borlaug (1914), and Jim Lovell (1928). After him are John Jacob Astor IV (1864), John Zorn (1953), Annette Bening (1958), Henry Gantt (1861), David Duchovny (1960), and Sacagawea (1780).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, George Strait ranks 75Before him are Mahalia Jackson (1911), Dr. Dre (1965), Britney Spears (1981), Kris Kristofferson (1936), Etta James (1938), and George Benson (1943). After him are Neil Diamond (1941), Phil Ochs (1940), Kim Carnes (1945), DJ Khaled (1975), Bessie Smith (1894), and Sam Cooke (1931).