Anita Baker

1958 - Today

Anita Baker

Anita Denise Baker (born January 26, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter. She is regarded as one of the most popular singers of soulful romantic ballads during the height of the quiet storm period of contemporary R&B in the 1980s. Starting her career in the late 1970s with the funk band Chapter 8, Baker released her first solo album, The Songstress, in 1983. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anita Baker has received more than 1,938,791 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 1,599th most popular singer.

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  • 1.9M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 38.71

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.17

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Anita Baker ranks 1,606 out of 3,001Before her are Ernest Tubb, Jackson Wang, Alborosie, Soraya Arnelas, Doda, and Booba. After her are Cristina D'Avena, Marco Borsato, Niamh Kavanagh, Assala Nasri, Lykke Li, and Bosson.

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Among people born in 1958, Anita Baker ranks 321Before her are Georges Bregy, Korado Korlević, Steve Schirripa, Gianni Alemanno, Alyson Reed, and Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón. After her are Neville Southall, James Wilby, Michael Flynn, María Caridad Colón, Andris Šķēle, and Tony Pulis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Anita Baker ranks 8,033 out of 12,171Before her are Gina Philips (1970), Bree Olson (1986), Glen Benton (1967), Jack Sherman (1956), Marsha Ivins (1951), and Beah Richards (1920). After her are Rand Paul (1963), Jimmy Buffett (1946), Robert J. Bentley (1943), Annette Charles (null), Keith Andes (1920), and Rahm Emanuel (1959).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Anita Baker ranks 448Before her are Jay Park (1987), Ja Rule (1976), Jam Master Jay (1965), Hayley Williams (1988), DJ Yella (1967), and Ernest Tubb (1914). After her are Teresa Brewer (1931), Bobby Bare (1935), Brook Benton (null), Fred Schneider (1951), Kitty Wells (1919), and Teddy Pendergrass (1950).