R. Kelly

1967 - Today

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Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967), known professionally as R. Kelly, is an American former singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is credited with prolific commercial success in R&B, hip hop, and pop music recordings, earning nicknames such as "the King of R&B", "the King of Pop-Soul", and "the Pied Piper of R&B". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of R. Kelly has received more than 30,120,224 page views. His biography is available in 84 different languages on Wikipedia. R. Kelly is the 483rd most popular singer (down from 280th in 2019), the 2,756th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,815th in 2019) and the 144th most popular American Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 30M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.52

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 84

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.07

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 7.04

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, R. Kelly ranks 483 out of 4,381Before him are Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Marek Grechuta, IU, Jacques Pills, Facundo Cabral, and Katy Perry. After him are Ahmad Zahir, Mari Boine, Miley Cyrus, Jeanette, Melanie, and Gigi D'Agostino.

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Among people born in 1967, R. Kelly ranks 57Before him are Magdalena Andersson, Andreas Möller, Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece, Bjørn Dæhlie, Robert Golob, and Bajram Begaj. After him are Gigi D'Agostino, Saeed Al-Owairan, Maria Bello, Heinz-Harald Frentzen, Noel Gallagher, and Song Kang-ho.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, R. Kelly ranks 2,756 out of 20,380Before him are Freddie King (1934), Michael Spence (1943), Ed Asner (1929), Walter Lantz (1899), James Kottak (1962), and John Savage (1949). After him are Tito Jackson (1953), Tom Fogerty (1941), Chris Kyle (1974), Scottie Pippen (1965), Roger Y. Tsien (1952), and Alfred Bester (1913).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, R. Kelly ranks 144Before him are KRS-One (1965), Marc Anthony (1968), Marian Anderson (1897), Waylon Jennings (1937), Kevin Federline (1978), and Katy Perry (1984). After him are Miley Cyrus (1992), Melanie (1947), Al Martino (1927), LP (1981), Michael Bolton (1953), and Don McLean (1945).