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Selena

1971 - 1995

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Selena Quintanilla-Pérez (April 16, 1971 – March 31, 1995) was an American singer, songwriter, spokesperson, businesswoman, model, actress, and fashion designer. Referred to as the "Queen of Tejano music", her contributions to music and fashion made her one of the most celebrated Mexican-American entertainers of the late 20th century. Billboard magazine named her the top-selling Latin artist of the 1990s decade, while her posthumous collaboration with MAC cosmetics became the best-selling celebrity collection in cosmetics history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Selena has received more than 20,786,330 page views. Her biography is available in 116 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 114 in 2019). Selena is the 284th most popular singer (up from 422nd in 2019), the 1,867th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,394th in 2019) and the 94th most popular American Singer.

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  • 21M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 67.41

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 116

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.00

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 7.63

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Selena ranks 284 out of 3,541Before her are Christina Aguilera, Rod Evans, Selena Gomez, Corry Brokken, Anastacia, and Beyoncé. After her are Dusty Springfield, Asmahan, Renata Scotto, Vicente Fernández, Cab Calloway, and Antonio Cesti.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1971, Selena ranks 21Before her are Dolores O'Riordan, Snoop Dogg, Lance Armstrong, Fabien Barthez, Andy Whitfield, and Charlotte Gainsbourg. After her are Jari Litmanen, Sofia Coppola, Hakan Şükür, Sacha Baron Cohen, Martin Freeman, and Niko Kovač. Among people deceased in 1995, Selena ranks 68Before her are Joseph Needham, Günter Guillaume, Mária Telkes, Morarji Desai, Clair Cameron Patterson, and Yves Congar. After her are Georges Canguilhem, Takeo Fukuda, Mehdi Bazargan, Chen Yun, Eileen Chang, and Alfred Eisenstaedt.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Selena ranks 1,867 out of 15,968Before her are Marilyn vos Savant (1946), Clair Cameron Patterson (1922), Edward B. Lewis (1918), Richard Rodgers (1902), Beyoncé (1981), and Luis Walter Alvarez (1911). After her are Annie Leibovitz (1949), Edward C. Prescott (1940), Natalie Clifford Barney (1876), Paul L. Modrich (1946), Kirstie Alley (1951), and Richard Farnsworth (1920).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Selena ranks 94Before her are DJ Khaled (1975), Kanye West (1977), Christina Aguilera (1980), Selena Gomez (1992), Anastacia (1968), and Beyoncé (1981). After her are Cab Calloway (1907), Katy Perry (1984), Carl Perkins (1932), Andy Williams (1927), Eric Adams (1952), and Mahalia Jackson (1911).

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