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R. Kelly

1967 - Today

R. Kelly

Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, actor and former semi-professional basketball player from Illinois. 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." Although Kelly is primarily a singer and songwriter, he has written, produced, and remixed songs, singles, and albums for many artists. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of R. Kelly has received more than 16,973,899 page views. His biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 391st most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 17M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.07

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 81

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.88

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 7.09

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, R. Kelly ranks 392 out of 3,001Before him are Ahmet Kaya, Ronnie Biggs, Lepa Brena, Sacha Distel, Rubén Blades, and Malcolm McLaren. After him are Eddie the Eagle, Serhat, Lee Hazlewood, Dino Merlin, Ghena Dimitrova, and Miley Cyrus.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1967, R. Kelly ranks 32Before him are Anna Nicole Smith, Javier Sotomayor, Serj Tankian, Carrie-Anne Moss, Iván Zamorano, and Yingluck Shinawatra. After him are Andrés Escobar, Guy Pearce, Noel Gallagher, Aleksandr Karelin, Matthias Sammer, and Paul Gascoigne.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, R. Kelly ranks 2,288 out of 12,171Before him are Joe Pass (1929), James W. Christy (1938), John Cusack (1966), Cy Young (1867), Alicia Rhett (1915), and Gordon Cooper (1927). After him are The Undertaker (1965), Lee Hazlewood (1929), Milton L. Humason (1891), Tito Puente (1923), Yaphet Kotto (1939), and Steve Guttenberg (1958).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, R. Kelly ranks 117Before him are Janet Jackson (1966), Karen Carpenter (1950), Howlin' Wolf (1910), Chubby Checker (1941), Barry Manilow (1943), and Bill Withers (1938). After him are Lee Hazlewood (1929), Miley Cyrus (1992), Pinetop Perkins (1913), Percy Sledge (1941), Stevie Nicks (1948), and Dinah Washington (1924).