Carl Douglas

1942 - Today

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Carlton George Douglas (born 10 May 1942) is a Jamaican-British singer best known for his 1974 disco single "Kung Fu Fighting". Based in the United Kingdom, Douglas released three studio albums, most notably Kung Fu Fighting and Other Great Love Songs (1975), before fading into cultural obscurity as a one-hit wonder. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Douglas has received more than 697,712 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Carl Douglas is the 1,428th most popular singer (down from 1,022nd in 2019), the 38th most popular biography from Jamaica (down from 26th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Jamaican Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 700k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 47.11

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.88

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Carl Douglas by language

Over the past year Carl Douglas has had the most page views in the with 101,056 views, followed by German (11,575), and French (5,589). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (67.38%), Hungarian (41.31%), and Serbian (28.12%)


Among singers, Carl Douglas ranks 1,428 out of 4,381Before him are Tego Calderón, RedOne, Andreas Scholl, Allan Clarke, Beverly Sills, and Eagle-Eye Cherry. After him are Christina Milian, Lee Seung-gi, Andra Day, Peter Murphy, Cheb Hasni, and Phil Mogg.

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Among people born in 1942, Carl Douglas ranks 491Before him are Mallikarjun Kharge, Tom Turesson, Ama Ata Aidoo, Klaus Glahn, Chris Irwin, and Allan Clarke. After him are Carol Cleveland, Michael Ogio, Michael Nesmith, Tom Belsø, Egil Olsen, and Klaus Sammer.

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In Jamaica

Among people born in Jamaica, Carl Douglas ranks 38 out of 189Before him are Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (1986), George Rhoden (1926), Portia Simpson-Miller (1945), Raheem Sterling (1994), Monty Alexander (1944), and Don Quarrie (1951). After him are King Tubby (1941), Errol Brown (1948), Ziggy Marley (1968), Gregory Isaacs (1951), Bilal Philips (1947), and Yellowman (1956).

Among SINGERS In Jamaica

Among singers born in Jamaica, Carl Douglas ranks 9Before him are Liz Mitchell (1952), Burning Spear (1945), Bunny Wailer (1947), Max Romeo (1944), Cedella Booker (1926), and Shaggy (1968). After him are Errol Brown (1948), Gregory Isaacs (1951), Yellowman (1956), Jacob Miller (1952), Alton Ellis (1938), and Millie Small (1947).