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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 best known as 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, wide-ranging voice 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 3,173,971 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Rob Halford is the 207th most popular singer (up from 224th in 2019), the 894th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 936th in 2019) and the 28th most popular British Singer.

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

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  • 3.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 69.27

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.02

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Rob Halford ranks 207 out of 3,541Before him are Courtney Love, Dionne Warwick, Nicolai Gedda, Franco Corelli, Neil Diamond, and Peter Green. After him are George Benson, Boris Christoff, Debbie Harry, Drake, Sammy Davis Jr., and Tom Morello.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1951, Rob Halford ranks 36Before him are Jane Seymour, David Coverdale, Bob Geldof, Traian Băsescu, Chesley Sullenberger, and Chris Rea. After him are Roberto Durán, Arturo Pérez-Reverte, Jaco Pastorius, Olivia Hussey, Salva Kiir Mayardit, and Mark Harmon.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Rob Halford ranks 894 out of 6,924Before him are Archer Martin (1910), Peter D. Mitchell (1920), Robert Adam (1728), Peter Green (1946), Charles Lightoller (1874), and Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806). After him are Margaret of York (1446), William Carey (1761), Brian Josephson (1940), Ian McDiarmid (1944), Slash (1965), and Prince John of the United Kingdom (1905).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Rob Halford ranks 28Before him are David Coverdale (1951), Vera Lynn (1917), Chris Rea (1951), Chris Norman (1950), Petula Clark (1932), and Peter Green (1946). After him are Shirley Bassey (1937), Robbie Williams (1974), Dave Gahan (1962), Van Morrison (1945), John Lydon (1956), and Rod Evans (1947).