Loleatta Holloway

1946 - 2011

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Loleatta Holloway (, lo-LEE-tə; November 5, 1946 – March 21, 2011) was an American singer known for disco songs such as "Hit and Run" and "Love Sensation". In December 2016, Billboard named her the 95th-most successful dance artist of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Loleatta Holloway has received more than 550,390 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Loleatta Holloway is the 1,675th most popular singer (down from 1,653rd in 2019), the 8,862nd most popular biography from United States (up from 8,944th in 2019) and the 416th most popular American Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 550k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 45.09

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.84

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Loleatta Holloway ranks 1,675 out of 4,381Before her are Silvi Vrait, Paul Carrack, Kelly Rowland, John Farnham, Jo Stafford, and Norman Greenbaum. After her are Yesung, Eva Dahlgren, Tina Karol, Violeta Urmana, Charles Bradley, and Gertrud Elisabeth Mara.

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Among people born in 1946, Loleatta Holloway ranks 620Before her are Giulio Terzi di Sant'Agata, Aleksandr Gorshkov, Martin Wolf, Valentin Gavrilov, Alfonso Lara, and Andy Mackay. After her are Shahrnush Parsipur, Ecaterina Stahl-Iencic, Marina Lewycka, Pearlette Louisy, John Urry, and Eduard Krieger. Among people deceased in 2011, Loleatta Holloway ranks 384Before her are Sun Axelsson, Annette Charles, David Hess, Kjell Johansson, Juliano Mer-Khamis, and Marianna Nagy. After her are Assar Rönnlund, Frank Buckles, Aleksei Mamykin, Dolores Fuller, Ray Bryant, and Ingrid Sandahl.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Loleatta Holloway ranks 8,862 out of 20,380Before her are Norman Greenbaum (1942), R. James Woolsey Jr. (1941), Frankie Muniz (1985), Cedric the Entertainer (1964), Gardner Dozois (1947), and Jeremy Strong (1978). After her are Barbara Bates (1925), John Kander (1927), John Powell (1947), Laura Secord (1775), Garrett Hedlund (1984), and Rick Carlisle (1959).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Loleatta Holloway ranks 416Before her are Gerry Goffin (1939), Toni Basil (1943), Jackie DeShannon (1941), Kelly Rowland (1981), Jo Stafford (1917), and Norman Greenbaum (1942). After her are Charles Bradley (1948), Tennessee Ernie Ford (1919), Eddie Floyd (1937), Anita Bryant (1940), Regina Resnik (1922), and Ellen Greene (1951).