David Foster

1949 - Today

David Foster

David Walter Foster, OC, OBC (born November 1, 1949), is a Canadian musician, composer, arranger, record producer, and music executive. He has been a producer for musicians including Christina Aguilera, Air Supply, Mary J. Blige, Andrea Bocelli, Toni Braxton, Michael Bublé, Mariah Carey, Peter Cetera, Chicago, Natalie Cole, Alice Cooper, Celine Dion, Kenny G, Josh Groban, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, The Tubes, Chaka Khan, Kenny Loggins, Jennifer Lopez, Cheryl Lynn, Madonna, Olivia Newton-John, Brandy Norwood, John Parr, Kenny Rogers, Seal, Blake Shelton, Rod Stewart, Barbra Streisand, Jackie Evancho, Donna Summer, The Corrs and Charice. Foster has won 16 Grammy Awards from 47 nominations. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Foster has received more than 9,710,954 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 583rd most popular musician.

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  • 9.7M

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  • 51.95

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  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.27

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.62

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, David Foster ranks 583 out of 2,258Before him are Tommy Bolin, Laurie Anderson, Dido, Steve Lukather, Axel Rudi Pell, and Murray Perahia. After him are Fats Waller, Johann Kaspar Mertz, Marcus Miller, Armando Manzanero, Wanda Jackson, and Tom Petty.

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Among people born in 1949, David Foster ranks 147Before him are Nawaz Sharif, Lindsay Wagner, Rick Wakeman, John Wetton, Patrick Hernandez, and Valentin Inzko. After him are Clodoaldo, Georges Leekens, Leopoldo Luque, John Savage, Irina Rodnina, and Nguyễn Tấn Dũng.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, David Foster ranks 142 out of 840Before him are James Doohan (1920), Stephen Harper (1959), Margot Kidder (1948), Walter Huston (1883), Julie Payette (1963), and Nathan Fillion (1971). After him are Jason Priestley (1969), Marie Dressler (1868), Denis Villeneuve (1967), Graham Greene (1952), Katheryn Winnick (1977), and Diana Krall (1964).

Among MUSICIANS In Canada

Among musicians born in Canada, David Foster ranks 9Before him are Neil Young (1945), Oscar Peterson (1925), Joni Mitchell (1943), Avril Lavigne (1984), Loreena McKennitt (1957), and Gil Evans (1912). After him are Diana Krall (1964), Maynard Ferguson (1928), Paul Bley (1932), Robbie Robertson (1943), Neil Peart (1952), and Buffy Sainte-Marie (1941).

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