Julio Iglesias

1943 - Today

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Julio José Iglesias de la Cueva (Spanish: [ˈxuljo jˈɣlesjas]; born 23 September 1943) is a Spanish singer, songwriter and former professional footballer. Iglesias is recognized as the most commercially successful Spanish singer in the world and one of the top record sellers in music history, having sold more than 150 million records worldwide in 14 languages. It is estimated that during his career he has performed in more than 5,000 concerts, for over 60 million people in five continents. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Julio Iglesias has received more than 7,305,751 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 74 in 2019). Julio Iglesias is the 13th most popular singer (up from 15th in 2019), the 32nd most popular biography from Spain (up from 33rd in 2019) and the most popular Spanish Singer.

Julio Iglesias is a Spanish singer who is most famous for his romantic ballads.

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  • 7.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 76.06

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 78

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.31

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.84

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Julio Iglesias ranks 13 out of 4,381Before him are Cher, Luciano Pavarotti, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Toto Cutugno, Charles Aznavour, and Tina Turner. After him are David Bowie, Dalida, Adriano Celentano, Frank Sinatra, Jim Morrison, and Joan Baez.

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Among people born in 1943, Julio Iglesias ranks 7Before him are Mick Jagger, Robert De Niro, Janis Joplin, John Major, Lech Wałęsa, and Toto Cutugno. After him are Catherine Deneuve, Jim Morrison, George Harrison, Bobby Fischer, Queen Silvia of Sweden, and Vangelis.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Julio Iglesias ranks 32 out of 3,355Before him are Saint Lawrence (225), Philip IV of Spain (1605), Teresa of Ávila (1515), Catherine of Aragon (1485), Ferdinand II of Aragon (1452), and Federico García Lorca (1898). After him are Philip III of Spain (1578), Anne of Austria (1601), Saint Dominic (1170), Juan Sebastián Elcano (1476), Isidore of Seville (560), and Alfonso XIII of Spain (1886).

Among SINGERS In Spain

Among singers born in Spain, Julio Iglesias ranks 1After him are Montserrat Caballé (1933), Plácido Domingo (1941), José Carreras (1946), Enrique Iglesias (1975), Teresa Berganza (1933), Victoria de los Ángeles (1923), Lola Flores (1923), Alfredo Kraus (1927), Salomé (1939), Isabella Colbran (1785), and Raphael (1943).