Van McCoy

1940 - 1979

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Van Allen Clinton McCoy (January 6, 1940 – July 6, 1979) was an American musician, record producer, arranger, songwriter, singer and orchestra conductor. He is known best for his 1975 internationally successful song "The Hustle". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Van McCoy has received more than 399,750 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Van McCoy is the 1,099th most popular singer, the 6,070th most popular biography from United States and the 311th most popular American Singer.

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  • 400k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.08

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.08

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Van McCoy ranks 1,099 out of 3,541Before him are Gustav Winckler, Biff Byford, Wyclef Jean, Luis Miguel, Hanka Paldum, and Izumi Sakai. After him are Don Omar, Carl Douglas, Lhasa de Sela, Wiz Khalifa, Azis, and Elena Paparizou.

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Among people born in 1940, Van McCoy ranks 314Before him are Silvester Takač, Sharad Pawar, Alberto Gallardo, Chuck Mangione, Steve Swallow, and Reinhard Furrer. After him are Arlette Laguiller, Franco Bitossi, Vicente Miera, Jimmy Ellis, David Peoples, and Thomas M. Disch. Among people deceased in 1979, Van McCoy ranks 168Before him are Rebecca Clarke, Issa Pliyev, Volodymyr Ivasyuk, Tommaso Landolfi, Alessandro Frigerio, and Gustav Winckler. After him are Mohamed Akid, Maurizio Arena, Vasco Bergamaschi, Sigrid Fick, Ray Ventura, and Klaus Egge.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Van McCoy ranks 6,070 out of 15,968Before him are Brian Herbert (1947), John Fitch (1743), Theodore Lyman IV (1874), Edward Calvin Kendall (1972), Ruby Bridges (1954), and Lee Evans (1947). After him are Haley Joel Osment (1988), Brad Whitford (1952), Peggy Wood (1892), Shemp Howard (1895), Joe Lieberman (1942), and Bill Johnston (1894).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Van McCoy ranks 311Before him are Philip Bailey (1951), Conway Twitty (1933), Yvonne Elliman (1951), Jakob Dylan (1969), Bob Hite (1943), and Jon Brion (1963). After him are Lhasa de Sela (1972), Wiz Khalifa (1987), Joe Jonas (1989), Willie Colón (1950), Darlene Love (1941), and Gil Scott-Heron (1949).