Kenny Rogers

1938 - 2020

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Kenneth Ray Rogers (August 21, 1938 – March 20, 2020) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2013. Rogers was particularly popular with country audiences but also charted more than 420 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 11,441,275 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Kenny Rogers is the 91st most popular singer (up from 164th in 2019), the 616th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,051st in 2019) and the 39th 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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  • 67

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.49

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.89

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Kenny Rogers ranks 91 out of 3,541Before him are Gigliola Cinquetti, Prince, Enrique Iglesias, Jenny Lind, Dolly Parton, and Gwen Stefani. After him are Lys Assia, Diana Ross, Mercedes Sosa, Morrissey, France Gall, and Yma Sumac.

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Among people born in 1938, Kenny Rogers ranks 28Before him are Liv Ullmann, Natalie Wood, Giuliano Gemma, Mireille Darc, Leonid Kuchma, and Albert Fert. After him are Otto Rehhagel, Bounnhang Vorachith, Heinz Fischer, Donald Knuth, Giorgetto Giugiaro, and Robert Nozick. Among people deceased in 2020, Kenny Rogers ranks 30Before him are Tabaré Vázquez, George Steiner, Geert Hofstede, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Joel Schumacher, and Oliver E. Williamson. After him are Stirling Moss, John le Carré, Mirella Freni, Luis Sepúlveda, Paolo Rossi, and Radomir Antić.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kenny Rogers ranks 616 out of 15,968Before him are Ellen Burstyn (1932), Oliver Stone (1946), Oliver E. Williamson (1932), Owen Chamberlain (1920), Eugene O'Neill (1888), and John Huston (1906). After him are Harold Lasswell (1902), Robert McNamara (1916), Kary Mullis (1944), John Browning (1855), Robert Ludlum (1927), and Victor Fleming (1889).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Kenny Rogers ranks 39Before him are Steven Tyler (1948), Nancy Sinatra (1940), Bing Crosby (1903), Prince (1958), Dolly Parton (1946), and Gwen Stefani (1969). After him are Diana Ross (1944), Donna Summer (1948), Roy Orbison (1936), John Lee Hooker (1917), Harry Belafonte (1927), and Gloria Gaynor (1947).

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