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Orville Richard Burrell CD (born October 22, 1968), better known by his stage name Shaggy, is a Jamaican-American reggae musician, singer, DJ, and actor who scored hits with the songs "It Wasn't Me", "Boombastic", "In The Summertime", "Oh Carolina", and "Angel". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shaggy has received more than 251,874 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Shaggy is the 1,090th most popular singer (down from 966th in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from Jamaica (down from 26th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Jamaican Singer.

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  • 59.13

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  • 35

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  • 3.70

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  • 4.14

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Shaggy ranks 1,090 out of 3,541Before him are Jakob Dylan, Janet Baker, Mariza, Bob Hite, Pumpuang Duangjan, and Gary Numan. After him are Jon Brion, Calvin Harris, Gustav Winckler, Biff Byford, Wyclef Jean, and Luis Miguel.

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Among people born in 1968, Shaggy ranks 143Before him are Michael Vartan, Dina Meyer, Boban Babunski, Alexander Stubb, Edward Burns, and Vanessa Marcil. After him are Sofie Gråbøl, Ukhnaagiin Khürelsükh, Aleksandr Mostovoi, Jana Novotná, Jovenel Moïse, and Petr Korda.

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In Jamaica

Among people born in Jamaica, Shaggy ranks 28 out of 147Before him are Prince Buster (1938), Mary Seacole (1805), Burning Spear (1945), Madge Sinclair (1938), Bunny Wailer (1947), and Asafa Powell (1982). After him are Carl Douglas (1942), Patrick Allen (1951), King Tubby (1941), Leonard Howell (1898), Alton Ellis (1938), and Horace Andy (1951).

Among SINGERS In Jamaica

Among singers born in Jamaica, Shaggy ranks 7Before him are Grace Jones (1948), Jimmy Cliff (1948), Liz Mitchell (1952), Max Romeo (1944), Burning Spear (1945), and Bunny Wailer (1947). After him are Carl Douglas (1942), Alton Ellis (1938), Millie Small (1947), Gregory Isaacs (1951), Dennis Brown (1957), and Ini Kamoze (1957).

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