SINGER

Millie Small

1947 - 2020

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Millicent Dolly May Small CD (6 October 1947 – 5 May 2020) was a Jamaican singer and songwriter who is best known for her 1964 hit "My Boy Lollipop". The song reached number two in both the UK and US charts and sold over seven million copies worldwide. It was also the first major hit for Island Records and helped to achieve the label its mainstream success. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Millie Small has received more than 599,344 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Millie Small is the 1,891st most popular singer (down from 1,205th in 2019), the 56th most popular biography from Jamaica (down from 35th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 600k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.99

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.36

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Millie Smalls by language


Among SINGERS

Among singers, Millie Small ranks 1,891 out of 3,528Before her are Lisa Ekdahl, Faith Hill, Addys Mercedes, Lee Donghae, Christer Björkman, and Liu Huan. After her are Blake Shelton, Doja Cat, Keely Smith, Ja Rule, Nichkhun, and Demet Akalın.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1947, Millie Small ranks 665Before her are Patrick Grainville, Subhash Kak, Ken Dryden, Hal Abelson, Emlyn Hughes, and Harvey Mason. After her are Eddie Thomson, Gerardo Vera, Juan Sol, Moses Nagamootoo, Robert Gordon, and Nicanor de Carvalho. Among people deceased in 2020, Millie Small ranks 622Before her are Haruma Miura, Lynn Harrell, Polad Hashimov, Adam Musiał, Michael McClure, and Aytaç Yalman. After her are Alan Merrill, Finn Christian Jagge, Bruno Martini, Gerardo Vera, Georg Volkert, and Juan Sol.

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In Jamaica

Among people born in Jamaica, Millie Small ranks 56 out of 168Before her are Donovan Bailey (1967), Michael Manley (1924), Errol Brown (1948), John Belchier (1706), Kenneth O. Hall (1941), and Yohan Blake (1989). After her are Coxsone Dodd (1932), Arthur Wint (1920), Nesta Carter (1985), John Holt (1947), Lennox Miller (1946), and Alexander Bustamante (1884).

Among SINGERS In Jamaica

Among singers born in Jamaica, Millie Small ranks 12Before her are Shaggy (1968), Carl Douglas (1942), Burning Spear (1945), Gregory Isaacs (1951), Alton Ellis (1938), and Errol Brown (1948). After her are Dennis Brown (1957), Ini Kamoze (1957), Ky-Mani Marley (1976), Sizzla (1976), Capleton (1967), and Heavy D (1967).