SINGER

Grace Jones

1948 - Today

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Grace Beverly Jones (born 19 May 1948) is a Jamaican-American singer, songwriter, model and actress. Born in Jamaica, she and her family moved to Syracuse, New York, when she was a teenager. Jones began her modelling career in New York state, then in Paris, working for fashion houses such as Yves St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Grace Jones has received more than 13,088,895 page views. Her biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Grace Jones is the 132nd most popular singer (up from 139th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Jamaica and the most popular Jamaican Singer.

Grace Jones is most famous for her role in the film "A View to a Kill."

Memorability Metrics

  • 13M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.69

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 46

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.51

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Among SINGERS

Among singers, Grace Jones ranks 132 out of 4,381Before her are Lys Assia, Bruce Dickinson, Marvin Gaye, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, Nancy Sinatra, and Thomas Anders. After her are Bing Crosby, Annie Lennox, Bryan Adams, Falco, Marie-Louise O'Murphy, and Manu Chao.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1948, Grace Jones ranks 47Before her are Keke Rosberg, Ian McEwan, Mikhail Baryshnikov, John Carpenter, Tom Wilkinson, and Elizabeth Blackburn. After her are Tony Iommi, Powers Boothe, Arie Haan, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, Valentin Ceaușescu, and Brian Eno.

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In Jamaica

Among people born in Jamaica, Grace Jones ranks 3 out of 189Before her are Bob Marley (1945), and Stamford Raffles (1781). After her are Usain Bolt (1986), Peter Tosh (1944), Marcus Garvey (1887), Ben Johnson (1961), Jimmy Cliff (1948), Stuart Hall (1932), Liz Mitchell (1952), Violet Brown (1900), and Merlene Ottey (1960).

Among SINGERS In Jamaica

Among singers born in Jamaica, Grace Jones ranks 1After her are Jimmy Cliff (1948), Liz Mitchell (1952), Burning Spear (1945), Bunny Wailer (1947), Max Romeo (1944), Cedella Booker (1926), Shaggy (1968), Carl Douglas (1942), Errol Brown (1948), Gregory Isaacs (1951), and Yellowman (1956).