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Rob Halford

1951 - Today

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Robert John Arthur Halford (born 25 August 1951) is an English singer and songwriter. He is the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Judas Priest, which was formed in 1969 and has received accolades such as the 2010 Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance. He has been noted for his powerful and wide ranging operatic vocal style and trademark leather-and-studs image, both of which have become iconic in heavy metal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rob Halford has received more than 3,636,180 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Rob Halford is the 209th most popular singer (down from 207th in 2019), the 879th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 893rd in 2019) and the 25th most popular Singer.

Rob Halford is most famous for being the lead singer of the heavy metal band Judas Priest.

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  • 3.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.25

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 40

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.52

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Rob Halford ranks 209 out of 3,528Before him are Cass Elliot, Kyu Sakamoto, Lola Flores, Kenny Rogers, Tom Morello, and Dionne Warwick. After him are Valery Leontiev, Courtney Love, Kylie Minogue, Dave Gahan, Dua Lipa, and Sarah Brightman.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1951, Rob Halford ranks 43Before him are Chesley Sullenberger, Bertie Ahern, Salva Kiir Mayardit, Kevin Keegan, Queen Noor of Jordan, and Mark Harmon. After him are Elio Di Rupo, Bao Xishun, René van de Kerkhof, Willy van de Kerkhof, Jarmila Kratochvílová, and Jean-Luc Mélenchon.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Rob Halford ranks 879 out of 7,765Before him are Tom Wilkinson (1948), Terry Jones (1942), Tony Richardson (1928), William Holman Hunt (1827), Edward Whymper (1840), and Peter Cushing (1913). After him are Joseph Swan (1828), Thomas Chatterton (1752), Frederic Leighton (1830), Mike Newell (1942), Archer Martin (1910), and James Paul Moody (1887).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Rob Halford ranks 25Before him are Bruce Dickinson (1958), Chris Norman (1950), Chris Rea (1951), David Coverdale (1951), Bryan Ferry (1945), and Petula Clark (1932). After him are Dave Gahan (1962), Dua Lipa (1995), Sarah Brightman (1960), Susan Boyle (1961), Robbie Williams (1974), and Van Morrison (1945).