Kid Rock

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Robert James Ritchie (born January 17, 1971), known professionally as Kid Rock (also known as Bobby Shazam), is an American singer, songwriter and rapper. His style alternates between rock, hip hop, country, and heavy metal. A self-taught musician, he plays every instrument in his backing band and has overseen production on all but two of his albums.Kid Rock started his music career as a rapper and DJ, releasing his debut album Grits Sandwiches for Breakfast (1990) on Jive Records. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kid Rock has received more than 8,085,032 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Kid Rock is the 1,497th most popular singer (down from 1,379th in 2019), the 8,261st most popular biography from United States (down from 7,064th in 2019) and the 424th most popular American Singer.

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  • 8.1M

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  • 56.07

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.67

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Kid Rock ranks 1,497 out of 3,541Before him are Park Bom, Anita Skorgan, Valentina Monetta, Patti Austin, Richard Cheese, and Amanda Lepore. After him are Richard Thompson, Bizarre, Damo Suzuki, Tina Weymouth, Julie Driscoll Tippetts, and Valery Meladze.

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Among people born in 1971, Kid Rock ranks 227Before him are Jens Voigt, Liam Howlett, Fredi Bobic, Claudia Gerini, Jenna Elfman, and Adina Porter. After him are Alex Borstein, Erykah Badu, Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, Jason Lewis, Tsutomu Nihei, and Mary Lynn Rajskub.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kid Rock ranks 8,261 out of 15,968Before him are Isabel Jewell (1907), Matthew Henson (1866), Carrie Chapman Catt (1859), Bob Orton Jr. (1950), James M. Cox (1870), and Alison Sudol (1984). After him are Michael Steele (1955), Richard Rush (1929), Ed Hamm (1906), Alex Borstein (1971), Marvin Heemeyer (1951), and Erykah Badu (1971).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Kid Rock ranks 424Before him are Frederica von Stade (1945), Little Willie John (1937), Jackson C. Frank (1943), Patti Austin (1950), Richard Cheese (1965), and Amanda Lepore (1967). After him are Bizarre (1976), Tina Weymouth (1950), Howie Dorough (1973), Alberta Hunter (1895), Gregory Porter (1971), and Tennessee Ernie Ford (1919).

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