1958 - 2016


Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016) was an American singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, dancer, actor, and filmmaker. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest musicians of his generation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Prince has received more than 2,109,149 page views. His biography is available in 86 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 82nd most popular singer.

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  • 2.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 64.63

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 86

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.17

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Prince ranks 82 out of 3,001Before him are Jon Bon Jovi, Karel Gott, Kate Bush, Klaus Meine, Enrique Iglesias, and Ian Gillan. After him are Robert Plant, France Gall, Gwen Stefani, Steven Tyler, Morrissey, and Anatoliy Solovianenko.

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Among people born in 1958, Prince ranks 13Before him are Sharon Stone, Ursula von der Leyen, Gary Oldman, Albert II, Prince of Monaco, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Kate Bush. After him are Mehmet Ali Ağca, Ice-T, Bruce Dickinson, Alec Baldwin, Tim Robbins, and Jamie Lee Curtis. Among people deceased in 2016, Prince ranks 29Before him are John Glenn, João Havelange, Nancy Reagan, Pierre Boulez, Carlos Alberto Torres, and Elie Wiesel. After him are George Martin, Harper Lee, James Cronin, George Gaynes, Carrie Fisher, and Viktor Korchnoi.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Prince ranks 548 out of 12,171Before him are Josiah Willard Gibbs (1839), Jodie Foster (1962), Alice Cooper (1948), Emily Greene Balch (1867), William T. G. Morton (1819), and Gena Rowlands (1930). After him are Howard Gardner (1943), Philip Glass (1937), Scott Joplin (1868), Ritchie Valens (1941), Buddy Holly (1936), and Mike Tyson (1966).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Prince ranks 31Before him are Florence Foster Jenkins (1868), 50 Cent (1975), Stevie Wonder (1950), Jennifer Lopez (1969), The Notorious B.I.G. (1972), and Jon Bon Jovi (1962). After him are Gwen Stefani (1969), Steven Tyler (1948), Harry Belafonte (1927), Roy Orbison (1936), John Lee Hooker (1917), and Bing Crosby (1903).