Missy Elliott

1971 - Today

Missy Elliott

Melissa Arnette Elliott (born July 1, 1971) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer. She embarked on her music career with R&B girl group Sista in the early-mid 1990s and later became a member of the Swing Mob collective along with childhood friend and longtime collaborator Timbaland, with whom she worked on projects for American R&B acts Aaliyah, 702, Total, and SWV. Following several collaborations and guest appearances, she launched her solo career on July 15, 1997 with her debut album Supa Dupa Fly, which spawned the top 20 single "Sock It 2 Me". The album debuted at number three on the Billboard 200, the highest charting debut for a female rapper at the time.Elliott's second album, Da Real World, was released on June 22, 1999, and produced the singles "She's a Bitch", "All n My Grill", and top five hit "Hot Boyz." The remix of the latter song broke the record for most weeks at number-one on the US R&B chart on the issue dated January 15, 2000; as well as spending 18 weeks at number one on the Hot Rap Singles chart, from December 4, 1999, to March 25, 2000. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Missy Elliott has received more than 5,677,009 page views. Her biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 1,255th most popular singer.

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  • 5.7M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 42.77

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 41

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.79

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.99

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Missy Elliott ranks 1,262 out of 3,001Before her are Tijana Dapčević, Layal Abboud, Paloma San Basilio, Patti Austin, Ulla Pia, and Randy Jones. After her are Daniela Mercury, Jon Secada, Mary Ford, Finn Kalvik, Natalie Dessay, and Eddie Floyd.

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Among people born in 1971, Missy Elliott ranks 177Before her are Ola Rapace, Sergi Barjuán, Max Martin, Duncan Jones, Josh Charles, and Eric Mabius. After her are Norbert Hofer, Necati Şaşmaz, Julio César Baldivieso, Dannii Minogue, Attila Csihar, and Regina King.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Missy Elliott ranks 6,435 out of 12,171Before her are Robert Goulet (1933), Matt Reeves (1966), Dylan Baker (1959), Daniel Pipes (1949), Eric Mabius (1971), and Dan Duryea (1907). After her are Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. (1867), Rick Baker (1950), Loni Anderson (1945), Rosario Dawson (1979), Maurice Greene (1974), and Joseph Keller (1923).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Missy Elliott ranks 343Before her are Glenn Medeiros (1970), Chris Fehn (1973), Tom Verlaine (1949), Macklemore (1983), Patti Austin (1950), and Randy Jones (1952). After her are Eddie Floyd (null), Richard Hell (1949), Bebe Rexha (1989), Lyle Lovett (1957), Edwin Starr (1942), and Rickie Lee Jones (1954).