Chaka Khan

1953 - Today

Chaka Khan

Yvette Marie Stevens (born March 23, 1953), better known by her stage name Chaka Khan, is an American musician, singer and songwriter. Her career has spanned nearly five decades, beginning in the 1970s as the lead vocalist of the funk band Rufus. Known as the "Queen of Funk", Khan was the first R&B artist to have a crossover hit featuring a rapper, with "I Feel for You" in 1984. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chaka Khan has received more than 5,258,886 page views. Her biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 909th most popular musician.

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  • 5.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 47.64

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.86

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.39

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Chaka Khan ranks 912 out of 2,258Before her are Chick Webb, Jim Croce, Grover Washington Jr., Rick James, Rita Lee, and Billy Sheehan. After her are Donald Byrd, Steven Wilson, Andi Deris, Dennis Stratton, Peter Grant, and Harry James.

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Among people born in 1953, Chaka Khan ranks 159Before her are Richard Bremmer, Yolande Moreau, Robert Parish, Billy Sheehan, David Chipperfield, and Kumba Ialá. After her are Ivica Šurjak, Jerome Powell, Arielle Dombasle, Toyohito Mochizuki, René Vandereycken, and Mike Stern.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chaka Khan ranks 4,371 out of 12,171Before her are John Cromwell (1886), George Herbig (1920), Hope Lange (1933), Marcia Wallace (1942), Ginger Lynn (1962), and Sandra Day O'Connor (1930). After her are Dylan O'Brien (1991), Donald Byrd (1932), Richard Carpenter (1946), Oswald Veblen (1880), Milo Ventimiglia (1977), and Lena Horne (1917).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Chaka Khan ranks 333Before her are Jack Nitzsche (1937), Chick Webb (1905), Jim Croce (1943), Grover Washington Jr. (1943), Rick James (1948), and Billy Sheehan (1953). After her are Donald Byrd (1932), Harry James (1916), Joe Henderson (1937), D'arcy Wretzky (1968), Shawn Crahan (1969), and Art Farmer (1928).