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About B.B. King
B.B. King, as he’s popularly known in the world of music, was a multiple award-winning American songwriter and singer. With over 40 albums to his credit, King’s name was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Some of his better known albums are titled “Six Silver Strings”, “There Is Always One More Time”, and “One Kind Favor”.
He was known in private life as Riley B. King. He was the son of Nora Ella and Albert King. He married his first wife, Martha Lee Denton, in 1946, but divorced in 1952. Six years after his divorce, he got married to a lady known as Sue Carol Hall. Reports suggest that he was a father to 15 children with different ladies.
He won 15 Grammy Awards before his death in 2015. In 1987, he received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
It is believed that his death was caused by several health issues including diabetes, vascular dementia, and high blood pressure.
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B.B. King's Popularity
B.B. King was a famous American blues singer and guitarist, who was born on September 16, 1925. As a person born on this date, B.B. King is listed in our database as the 42nd most popular celebrity for the day (September 16) and the 34th most popular for the year (1925).
People born on September 16 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. B.B. King is the 1121st most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to B.B. King's birthday, B.B. King is the 6736th most famous American.
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