Otis Redding

1941 - 1967

Otis Redding

Otis Ray Redding Jr. (September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, arranger, and talent scout. He is considered one of the greatest singers in the history of American popular music and a seminal artist in soul music and rhythm and blues. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otis Redding has received more than 4,977,424 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 174th most popular singer.

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  • 5.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.85

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 46

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.57

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.64

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Otis Redding ranks 174 out of 3,001Before him are Johnny Logan, Chavela Vargas, Mario Lanza, Dr. Dre, Britney Spears, and Beniamino Gigli. After him are Bessie Smith, Zarah Leander, Ajda Pekkan, Lata Mangeshkar, Falco, and Marie Fredriksson.

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Among people born in 1941, Otis Redding ranks 69Before him are Abdullah Yusuf Azzam, Graham Chapman, Louis Ignarro, Ryan O'Neal, Mohamed Ghannouchi, and Riccardo Muti. After him are Vladimir Voronin, Milan Kučan, Jacques Perrin, Kyu Sakamoto, Aimé Jacquet, and Linda McCartney. Among people deceased in 1967, Otis Redding ranks 37Before him are Robert van Gulik, Joseph Pilates, Ejnar Hertzsprung, Françoise Dorléac, Tom Simpson, and Violeta Parra. After him are Anthony Mann, Totò, Héctor Scarone, Shigeru Yoshida, Jaroslav Heyrovský, and Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Otis Redding ranks 1,110 out of 12,171Before him are Linda B. Buck (1947), Alicia Keys (1981), Britney Spears (1981), Condoleezza Rice (1954), George Foreman (1949), and Edna Purviance (1895). After him are Thomas Schelling (1921), Samuel C. C. Ting (1936), Stephanie Kwolek (1923), Bessie Smith (1894), John Grisham (1955), and Raul Julia (1940).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Otis Redding ranks 58Before him are Chester Bennington (1976), Billy Joel (1949), Kenny Rogers (1938), Mario Lanza (1921), Dr. Dre (1965), and Britney Spears (1981). After him are Bessie Smith (1894), George Benson (1943), Tori Amos (1963), Tom Morello (1964), Courtney Love (1964), and John Fogerty (1945).