SINGER

Tom Jones

1940 - Today

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Sir Thomas Jones Woodward (born 7 June 1940) is a Welsh singer. His career began with a string of top 10 hits in the 1960s and he has since toured regularly, with appearances in Las Vegas from 1967 to 2011. His voice has been described by AllMusic as a "full-throated, robust baritone".Jones's performing range has included pop, R&B, show tunes, country, dance, soul, and gospel. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Jones has received more than 371,219 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Tom Jones is the 175th most popular singer (down from 123rd in 2019), the 741st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 573rd in 2019) and the 22nd most popular British Singer.

Tom Jones is most famous for being an English singer. He is best known for his hit song "What's New Pussycat?"

Memorability Metrics

  • 370k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 62.02

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 56

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.20

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.32

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Tom Jones by language

Over the past year Tom Jones has had the most page views in the with 233,502 views, followed by German (170,252), and French (115,575). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Faroese (3,252.38%), Simple English (201.03%), and Finnish (108.89%)

Among SINGERS

Among singers, Tom Jones ranks 175 out of 4,381Before him are Feodor Chaliapin, Claude François, Desireless, Ivan Rebroff, Charles Trenet, and Jon Bon Jovi. After him are Birgit Nilsson, Suzi Quatro, Paul Anka, Tom Morello, Giuseppe Di Stefano, and Basshunter.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1940, Tom Jones ranks 80Before him are Roberto Cavalli, Al Jarreau, Lance Henriksen, Gudrun Ensslin, Milena Dravić, and Ira von Fürstenberg. After him are Marlène Jobert, Herbie Hancock, Stuart Sutcliffe, Toshihide Maskawa, George Akerlof, and Robin Cook.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Tom Jones ranks 741 out of 8,785Before him are Ronald Fisher (1890), Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis (1738), Thomas Mun (1571), H. H. Asquith (1852), William John Macquorn Rankine (1820), and Percy Fawcett (1867). After him are Alfred Molina (1953), J. L. Austin (1911), Arthur Cayley (1821), John Macleod (1876), Andrew Huxley (1917), and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (1982).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Tom Jones ranks 22Before him are Bruce Dickinson (1958), Annie Lennox (1954), Bryan Ferry (1945), Chris Norman (1950), Dua Lipa (1995), and Chris Rea (1951). After him are Eric Burdon (1941), David Coverdale (1951), Rob Halford (1951), Petula Clark (1932), Van Morrison (1945), and Shane MacGowan (1957).