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Willem Bijkerk (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈʋɪləm ˈbɛikɛr(ə)k]; born 20 April 1980), known professionally as Waylon, is a Dutch singer. His stage name came from the name of his idol Waylon Jennings. He represented the Netherlands with Ilse DeLange as part of the Common Linnets at the Eurovision Song Contest 2014, finishing in second place in the final. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Waylon has received more than 56,736 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Waylon is the 2,057th most popular singer (down from 1,967th in 2019), the 844th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 694th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Dutch Singer.

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  • 51.96

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  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.26

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.17

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Waylon ranks 2,057 out of 3,541Before him are Sido, Lil Dicky, Gülşen, Nora Bayes, Glennis Grace, and Lilian Garcia. After him are Milan Stanković, Tamara Todevska, Karoline Krüger, Adelaide Hall, Salvatore Licitra, and Tiffany Young.

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Among people born in 1980, Waylon ranks 271Before him are Kaylani Lei, Lara Pulver, Jason James Richter, Pål Sverre Hagen, Sido, and Richie Faulkner. After him are Natalia Avelon, Simon Woods, Arthur Abraham, Vanessa Ferlito, Omar Bravo, and Vibeke Skofterud.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Waylon ranks 844 out of 1,209Before him are Ewine van Dishoeck (1955), Fabio Jakobsen (1996), Melisa Aslı Pamuk (1991), Loona (1974), Lara van Ruijven (1992), and Glennis Grace (1978). After him are Steven Kruijswijk (1987), Marten de Roon (1991), Dafne Schippers (1992), Tim de Cler (1978), Servais Knaven (1971), and John de Wolf (1962).

Among SINGERS In Netherlands

Among singers born in Netherlands, Waylon ranks 28Before him are Edsilia Rombley (1978), Marco Borsato (1966), Trijntje Oosterhuis (1973), Nikos Vertis (1976), Loona (1974), and Glennis Grace (1978). After him are Jan Smit (1985), Charlotte Wessels (1987), Eva Simons (1984), Sharon Kovacs (1990), Stefania Liberakakis (2002), and Esther Hart (1970).

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