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Kenny Rogers

1938 - 2020

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Kenneth Ray Rogers (August 21, 1938 – March 20, 2020) was an American singer and songwriter. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2013. Rogers was particularly popular with country audiences but also charted more than 120 hit singles across various genres, topping the country and pop album charts for more than 200 individual weeks in the United States alone. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kenny Rogers has received more than 14,290,580 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia. Kenny Rogers is the 206th most popular singer (down from 91st in 2019), the 1,315th most popular biography from United States (down from 616th in 2019) and the 65th most popular American Singer.

Kenny Rogers is a country singer and songwriter. He has had many hits over the years, including "The Gambler," "Coward of the County," "Lucille," and "Islands in the Stream."

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  • 14M

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  • 60.28

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  • 67

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.34

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.80

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Kenny Rogers ranks 206 out of 3,528Before him are Mario Del Monaco, Chavela Vargas, Giuseppe Di Stefano, Cass Elliot, Kyu Sakamoto, and Lola Flores. After him are Tom Morello, Dionne Warwick, Rob Halford, Valery Leontiev, Courtney Love, and Kylie Minogue.

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Among people born in 1938, Kenny Rogers ranks 72Before him are Etta James, Jerzy Skolimowski, Princess Désirée, Baroness Silfverschiöld, Anthony James Leggett, J. J. Cale, and Dean Reed. After him are Georg Baselitz, Carlos Bilardo, Oscar Robertson, Ricardo Lagos, Wim Kok, and Oliver Reed. Among people deceased in 2020, Kenny Rogers ranks 60Before him are Ulay, Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, Clive Cussler, Philip Warren Anderson, James Randi, and Jack Steinberger. After him are Ken Hensley, Terry Jones, Conchata Ferrell, Buck Henry, George Blake, and Masatoshi Koshiba.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kenny Rogers ranks 1,315 out of 18,182Before him are F. Sherwood Rowland (1927), Benjamin Bloom (1913), Sacagawea (1780), Lance Armstrong (1971), Edward Emerson Barnard (1857), and Ray Kurzweil (1948). After him are Izzy Stradlin (1962), Max Wright (1943), Queen Noor of Jordan (1951), Linda McCartney (1941), Douglas McGregor (1906), and Tom Morello (1964).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Kenny Rogers ranks 65Before him are Neil Diamond (1941), Tori Amos (1963), George Benson (1943), Etta James (1938), Sam Cooke (1931), and Cass Elliot (1941). After him are Tom Morello (1964), Dionne Warwick (1940), Courtney Love (1964), Connie Francis (1938), Mario Lanza (1921), and Mariah Carey (1969).

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