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R. Kelly

1967 - Today

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Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and convicted sex offender. He has been credited with helping to redefine R&B and hip hop, earning nicknames such as "the King of R&B", "the King of Pop-Soul", and the "Pied Piper of R&B".Kelly is known for songs including "I Believe I Can Fly", "Bump N' Grind", "Your Body's Callin'", "Gotham City", "Ignition (Remix)", "If I Could Turn Back the Hands of Time", "The World's Greatest", "I'm a Flirt (Remix)", and the hip hopera "Trapped in the Closet". In 1998, Kelly won three Grammy Awards for "I Believe I Can Fly". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of R. Kelly has received more than 22,107,271 page views. His biography is available in 83 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 81 in 2019). R. Kelly is the 339th most popular singer (up from 393rd in 2019), the 2,164th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,288th in 2019) and the 111th most popular American Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 22M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.50

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 83

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.52

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.52

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, R. Kelly ranks 339 out of 3,541Before him are Michael Bolton, Serge Reggiani, Albert Hammond, Dave Evans, Stevie Nicks, and George Strait. After him are Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Jimmy Cliff, Fancy, Alpha Blondy, Neil Sedaka, and Roberta Flack.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1967, R. Kelly ranks 35Before him are Emily Watson, Anna Nicole Smith, Claudio Caniggia, Matthias Sammer, Andrés Escobar, and Aleksandr Karelin. After him are Serj Tankian, Richard Z. Kruspe, Guy Pearce, Jamie Foxx, Denis Villeneuve, and Will Ferrell.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, R. Kelly ranks 2,164 out of 15,968Before him are Michael Jeter (1952), Wes Anderson (1969), George Strait (1952), Ray Harryhausen (1920), Dick York (1928), and Walter A. Shewhart (1891). After him are Johnny Winter (1944), Djuna Barnes (1892), Cloris Leachman (1926), Michael Spence (1943), Wilford Brimley (1934), and Michael Massee (1952).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, R. Kelly ranks 111Before him are Barry Manilow (1943), Solomon Burke (1936), Ricky Nelson (1940), Michael Bolton (1953), Stevie Nicks (1948), and George Strait (1952). After him are Neil Sedaka (1939), Roberta Flack (1937), Joe Lynn Turner (1951), Kim Carnes (1945), Mariah Carey (1969), and Chubby Checker (1941).

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