J Balvin

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José Álvaro Osorio Balvín (born 7 May 1985), known professionally as J Balvin, is a Colombian singer and rapper. He has been referred to as the "Prince of Reggaeton" (from Spanish: "Príncipe del Reggaetón"), and is one of the best-selling Latin music artists with sales of more than 35 million records (albums and singles) worldwide. Balvin was born in Medellín, Colombia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of J Balvin has received more than 5,078,811 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). J Balvin is the 1,203rd most popular singer (down from 1,117th in 2019), the 82nd most popular biography from Colombia (down from 73rd in 2019) and the 4th most popular Colombian Singer.

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  • 5.1M

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  • 58.35

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.07

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, J Balvin ranks 1,203 out of 3,541Before him are Marie Myriam, Nancy Wilson, Tetsuya Komuro, Anita Bryant, Henri Dès, and Tego Calderón. After him are Tonina Torrielli, Peter Murphy, Lian Ross, Millie Small, Chayanne, and M.I.A..

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Among people born in 1985, J Balvin ranks 63Before him are Troian Bellisario, Burak Yılmaz, Álvaro Negredo, Roberto Soldado, Casey Stoner, and Dani Pedrosa. After him are Kajal Aggarwal, Hernanes, Rafinha, Crystal Reed, Angela White, and Damien Chazelle.

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In Colombia

Among people born in Colombia, J Balvin ranks 82 out of 271Before him are David Ospina (1988), Rodrigo García (1959), Hernán Gaviria (1969), Juan Carlos Osorio (1961), Carlos Vives (1961), and Antanas Mockus (1952). After him are Rubén Salazar Gómez (1942), Francisco Zuluaga (1929), Fredy Guarín (1986), Gabriel París Gordillo (1910), Maluma (1994), and Pedro Rubiano Sáenz (1932).

Among SINGERS In Colombia

Among singers born in Colombia, J Balvin ranks 4Before him are Shakira (1977), Juanes (1972), and Carlos Vives (1961). After him are Maluma (1994), Karol G (1991), Manuel Turizo (2000), and Jon Henrik Fjällgren (1987).

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