Baaba Maal

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Baaba Maal (born 13 June 1953) is a Senegalese singer and guitarist born in Podor, on the Senegal River. In addition to acoustic guitar, he also plays percussion. He has released several albums, both for independent and major labels. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Baaba Maal has received more than 377,639 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Baaba Maal is the 1,759th most popular musician (down from 1,693rd in 2019), the 31st most popular biography from Senegal (down from 26th in 2019) and the most popular Musician.

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  • 380k

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  • 42.94

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.26

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.63

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Baaba Maal ranks 1,759 out of 2,662Before her are Rick J. Jordan, Bob Gaudio, Gary Rossington, Sebastian Ingrosso, Bill Berry, and Jovdat Hajiyev. After her are Lene Marlin, Guy Fletcher, Robert Stigwood, Dominic Howard, Mikhail Krug, and Charlie Puth.

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Among people born in 1953, Baaba Maal ranks 391Before her are Don Dokken, Janet Lynn, Ali Muhammad Mujawar, Jürgen Kurths, Christine Pascal, and Denzil Douglas. After her are Dimitris Avramopoulos, Friedhelm Funkel, Anthony Carmona, Tracy Scoggins, Valerie Mahaffey, and Albert Rust.

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In Senegal

Among people born in Senegal, Baaba Maal ranks 31 out of 114Before her are Birago Diop (1908), Ibrahim Ba (1973), Habib Thiam (1933), Henri Camara (1977), Cheikh Hamidou Kane (1928), and Habib Koité (1958). After her are Safi Faye (1943), Mamadou Niang (1979), Khalilou Fadiga (1974), MC Solaar (1969), Ali Dia (1965), and Marie Senghor Basse (1930).

Among MUSICIANS In Senegal

Among musicians born in Senegal, Baaba Maal ranks 1

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