SINGER

Tammy Wynette

1942 - 1998

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Tammy Wynette (born Virginia Wynette Pugh; May 5, 1942 – April 6, 1998) was an American country music singer-songwriter and musician and was one of country music's best-known artists and biggest-selling female singers. Wynette was called the "First Lady of Country Music", and her best-known song, "Stand by Your Man", is one of the best-selling hit singles by a woman in the history of country music. Many of her hits dealt with themes of loneliness, divorce, and the difficulties of life and relationships. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tammy Wynette has received more than 3,328,562 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Tammy Wynette is the 964th most popular singer (up from 972nd in 2019), the 5,430th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,148th in 2019) and the 273rd most popular American Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 3.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.04

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.82

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Tammy Wynette ranks 964 out of 3,541Before her are Yaroslav Yevdokimov, Viorica Ursuleac, Gordon Lightfoot, Tommy Körberg, Simón Díaz, and B. J. Thomas. After her are Manna Dey, Jamala, Gitte Hænning, Katia Ricciarelli, James Arthur, and Jorge Cafrune.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1942, Tammy Wynette ranks 337Before her are Boubacar Traoré, Kevin Conway, Billy Bremner, John Thaw, Bernard Lietaer, and B. J. Thomas. After her are Tariq al-Hashimi, Vyacheslav Zudov, Nobby Stiles, Paco Peña, Al Jardine, and Madeline Kahn. Among people deceased in 1998, Tammy Wynette ranks 165Before her are Théodore Sindikubwabo, Nicholas Kurti, Viljo Heino, Lev Dyomin, William Gaddis, and Beatrice Wood. After her are Consalvo Sanesi, Åke Seyffarth, Mikio Oda, Luis Cruz, Jafar Sharif-Emami, and Josep Escolà.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tammy Wynette ranks 5,430 out of 15,968Before her are Judith Krantz (1928), B. J. Thomas (1942), Beatrice Wood (1893), Marlee Matlin (1965), Ruth Teitelbaum (1924), and Lee Pace (1979). After her are Gary Payton (1968), Jesse L. Lasky (1880), Dana White (1969), Sonny Stitt (1924), Don Bragg (1935), and Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet (1787).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Tammy Wynette ranks 273Before her are Xzibit (1974), Lizzo (1988), Beth Hart (1972), Boz Scaggs (1944), Roy Eldridge (1911), and B. J. Thomas (1942). After her are Luther Vandross (1951), Billy Paul (1934), Abbey Lincoln (1930), Nas (1973), Tiny Tim (1932), and Marilyn Miller (1898).