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R. Kelly

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Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967), better known as R. Kelly, is an American musician and convicted racketeer and sex offender.Kelly enjoyed commercial success over his recording career and sold over 75 million records worldwide. He won three Grammys for his song "I Believe I Can Fly", and was also nominated for his song "You Are Not Alone" recorded by Michael Jackson. Critics dubbed him "the King of R&B" while he billed himself the "Pied Piper of R&B".Investigations by law enforcement and journalists revealed that Kelly used his fame to seek out underage fans for sexual gratification. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of R. Kelly has received more than 26,780,253 page views. His biography is available in 84 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 83 in 2019). R. Kelly is the 281st most popular singer (up from 338th in 2019), the 1,816th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,163rd in 2019) and the 89th most popular American Singer.

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  • 27M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.07

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 84

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.47

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.61

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, R. Kelly ranks 281 out of 3,528Before him are Sammy Davis Jr., Tim Staffell, Stevie Nicks, Peter Green, Jussi Björling, and Umberto Tozzi. After him are Serge Reggiani, Fancy, Bülent Ersoy, Rita Pavone, Viktor Tsoi, and Eartha Kitt.

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Among people born in 1967, R. Kelly ranks 31Before him are Massimiliano Allegri, Boris Becker, Sung Jae-gi, Laura Dern, Anna Nicole Smith, and Aleksander Čeferin. After him are Guy Pearce, Iván Zamorano, Matthias Sammer, Jamie Foxx, Magdalena Andersson, and Mino Raiola.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, R. Kelly ranks 1,816 out of 18,182Before him are Stephen Sondheim (1930), Isaac Hayes (1942), Don Rosa (1951), Martin Rodbell (1925), Lucy Liu (1968), and Fred Phelps (1929). After him are Joe Mantegna (1947), Henry Bergman (1868), Paul Desmond (1924), Clement Greenberg (1909), David Schwimmer (1966), and Mark Blum (1950).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, R. Kelly ranks 89Before him are Jessye Norman (1945), Mahalia Jackson (1911), Cab Calloway (1907), Axl Rose (1962), Sammy Davis Jr. (1925), and Stevie Nicks (1948). After him are Eartha Kitt (1927), Bill Withers (1938), Solomon Burke (1936), Gene Vincent (1935), Dusty Hill (1949), and George Strait (1952).

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