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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 59,634 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Waylon is the 2,447th most popular singer (down from 2,049th in 2019), the 1,011th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 843rd in 2019) and the 37th most popular Dutch Singer.

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  • 60k

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  • 36.24

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.29

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.89

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Waylon ranks 2,447 out of 3,528Before him are Maria Mena, Betty Wright, Charlotte Wessels, Pierre Bouvier, Jain, and Jala Brat. After him are Jesse Hughes, Keri Hilson, Chiara Siracusa, Midori, Lilian Garcia, and Ghostface Killah.

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Among people born in 1980, Waylon ranks 353Before him are Maggie Lawson, Jani Liimatainen, Clemens Fritz, Youssouf Hadji, Mark Webber, and Max Greenfield. After him are J. D. Pardo, Steed Malbranque, Mohammadou Idrissou, Radoslav Zabavník, Duda, and Tanja Poutiainen.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Waylon ranks 1,011 out of 1,427Before him are Alfred Nijhuis (1966), Vincent Janssen (1994), Alexander Büttner (1989), Sander van Doorn (1979), Charlotte Wessels (1987), and Servais Knaven (1971). After him are Karim Rekik (1994), Stijn Schaars (1984), Henk Timmer (1971), Wouter Bos (1963), Ricky van Wolfswinkel (1989), and Hedwiges Maduro (1985).

Among SINGERS In Netherlands

Among singers born in Netherlands, Waylon ranks 37Before him are Nikos Vertis (1976), Edsilia Rombley (1978), Glennis Grace (1978), Loona (1974), Jan Smit (1985), and Charlotte Wessels (1987). After him are Eva Simons (1984), Sharon Kovacs (1990), Stefania Liberakakis (2002), Amira Willighagen (2004), Esther Hart (1970), and Esmée Denters (1988).

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