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Betty Davis

1945 - 2022

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Betty Davis (born Betty Gray Mabry; July 26, 1944 – February 9, 2022) was an American singer, songwriter, and model. She was known for her controversial sexually-oriented lyrics and performance style and was the second wife of trumpeter Miles Davis. Her AllMusic profile describes her as "a wildly flamboyant funk diva with few equals ... Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Betty Davis has received more than 2,126,985 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Betty Davis is the 489th most popular singer, the 2,910th most popular biography from United States and the 146th most popular American Singer.

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  • 2.1M

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  • 54.20

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  • 16

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  • 2.93

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.19

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Betty Davis ranks 489 out of 3,528Before her are Plastic Bertrand, Pink, Czesław Niemen, Kemal Monteno, Gundula Janowitz, and Darío Moreno. After her are Jackie Jackson, Jacques Pills, Marianna Martines, Ahmad Zahir, Kim Seok-jin, and Angelica Catalani.

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Among people born in 1945, Betty Davis ranks 173Before her are Adam Zagajewski, Marek Grechuta, Assi Dayan, Fusako Shigenobu, Marsha P. Johnson, and Basil Poledouris. After her are Eizo Yuguchi, Nick Simper, Roland Joffé, Divine, Gabriela Andersen-Schiess, and Eric Woolfson. Among people deceased in 2022, Betty Davis ranks 100Before her are Dan Graham, Carmen Herrera, Radu Lupu, Karl Vaino, Henry Silva, and Luigi De Magistris. After her are Nichelle Nichols, René de Obaldia, Yvette Mimieux, Nils Arne Eggen, Julio Morales, and Nora Nova.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Betty Davis ranks 2,910 out of 18,182Before her are Randy Schekman (1948), Alfred Lunt (1892), John Phillip Law (1937), Aaron Russo (1943), Claude Akins (1926), and Sally Ride (1951). After her are William E. Moerner (1953), Jane Alexander (1939), Jackie Jackson (1951), George Mikan (1924), Melissa McBride (1965), and John Kennedy Toole (1937).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Betty Davis ranks 146Before her are Bobby Darin (1936), Ice Cube (1969), Trini Lopez (1937), Michael Bolton (1953), KRS-One (1965), and Pink (1979). After her are Jackie Jackson (1951), Kevin Federline (1978), Jennifer Rush (1960), Natalie Cole (1950), Al Martino (1927), and Patti Page (1927).