Jackie Wilson

1934 - 1984

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Jack Leroy Wilson Jr. (June 9, 1934 – January 21, 1984) was an American soul and rock and roll singer and performer. A tenor with a four-octave range, Wilson was a prominent figure in the transition of rhythm and blues into soul. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jackie Wilson has received more than 2,692,942 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Jackie Wilson is the 741st most popular singer (down from 703rd in 2019), the 4,173rd most popular biography from United States (down from 3,783rd in 2019) and the 211th most popular American Singer.

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  • 2.7M

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  • 62.02

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

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  • 2.18

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.50

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Jackie Wilson ranks 741 out of 3,541Before him are Marta Kubišová, Alexander Rybak, Marilyn Horne, Toby Keith, Hugues Aufray, and Kevin Ayers. After him are Carmen McRae, Mike Love, Elvira de Hidalgo, Jon Vickers, Takeshi Kaneshiro, and Tanita Tikaram.

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Among people born in 1934, Jackie Wilson ranks 217Before him are Julius Darmaatmadja, Aleksei Yeliseyev, Otis Rush, Marilyn Horne, Mitsuteru Yokoyama, and Marek Hłasko. After him are Phan Văn Khải, Gregory Peter XX Ghabroyan, Adolf Merckle, Anna Maria Ferrero, Ronald Harwood, and Roy Kerr. Among people deceased in 1984, Jackie Wilson ranks 117Before him are Kenneth Arnold, J. B. Priestley, Lola Anglada, Matías González, Fazıl Küçük, and Hovhannes Shiraz. After him are John Marley, Blagoje Marjanović, Arkhip Lyulka, Ralph Kirkpatrick, Kim Il, and Valery Voronin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jackie Wilson ranks 4,173 out of 15,968Before him are Dom DeLuise (1933), Hank Jones (1918), Danai Gurira (1978), Johnny Appleseed (1774), Rockmond Dunbar (1974), and Arthur Melvin Okun (1928). After him are Paul Thomas Anderson (1970), Marc Lawrence (1910), John Marley (1907), Lloyd Bacon (1889), Cotton Mather (1663), and Lois Smith (1930).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Jackie Wilson ranks 211Before him are Judy Collins (1939), Aaliyah (1979), Donny Hathaway (1945), Melanie Thornton (1967), Marilyn Horne (1934), and Toby Keith (1961). After him are Carmen McRae (1922), Mike Love (1941), Peter Steele (1962), Stephen Stills (1945), Val Valentino (1956), and Rebbie Jackson (1950).