Yuri Shevchuk

1957 - Today

Photo of Yuri Shevchuk

Icon of person Yuri Shevchuk

Yuri Yulianovich Shevchuk (Russian: Ю́рий Юлиа́нович Шевчу́к; born 16 May 1957) is a Soviet and Russian rock musician and singer/songwriter who leads the rock band DDT, which he founded with Vladimir Sigachev in 1980. He is best known for his distinctive gravelly voice. His lyrics detail aspects of Russian life with a wry, humanistic sense of humor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yuri Shevchuk has received more than 90,343 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Yuri Shevchuk is the 1,386th most popular singer (down from 1,285th in 2019), the 1,651st most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,391st in 2019) and the 29th most popular Russian Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 90k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 56.99

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.56

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Yuri Shevchuks by language


Among singers, Yuri Shevchuk ranks 1,386 out of 3,541Before him are Silvi Vrait, Souad Massi, Agnes Obel, DMX, Vic Damone, and Emma Abbott. After him are Flo Rida, Leroy Carr, Sainkho Namtchylak, Niall Horan, Marija Naumova, and Arne Bendiksen.

Most Popular Singers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1957, Yuri Shevchuk ranks 295Before him are Richie Ramone, Mark Eaton, Glenn Hoddle, Jennifer Batten, Fabrizio Meoni, and Lluís Homar. After him are Sainkho Namtchylak, John Howe, Léopold Eyharts, Stacy Peralta, Mohammad Ali Jafari, and Jay Roach.

Others Born in 1957

Go to all Rankings

In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Yuri Shevchuk ranks 1,651 out of 2,688Before him are Anatoly Krutikov (1933), Fyodor Bondarchuk (1967), Ivan Kizimov (1928), Alexander Nesmeyanov (1899), Kirill Petrenko (1972), and Suleyman Kerimov (1966). After him are Oleg Taktarov (1967), Sainkho Namtchylak (1957), Dmitri Radchenko (1970), Pavel Sadyrin (1942), Ladislaus Bortkiewicz (1868), and Evgeni Berzin (1970).

Among SINGERS In Russia

Among singers born in Russia, Yuri Shevchuk ranks 29Before him are John Kay (1944), Irina Allegrova (1952), Sergei Lemeshev (1902), Laila Halme (1934), Grigory Leps (1962), and Leonid Sobinov (1872). After him are Sainkho Namtchylak (1957), Zemfira (1976), Tina Karol (1985), Origa (1970), Sergey Lazarev (1983), and Aida Garifullina (1987).