SINGER

Grace Jones

1948 - Today

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Grace Beverly Jones (born 19 May 1948) is a Jamaican model, singer and actress. In 1999, she ranked 82nd on VH1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock and Roll, and in 2008, she was honored with a Q Idol Award. Jones influenced the cross-dressing movement of the 1980s and has been an inspiration for artists including Annie Lennox, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Solange, Lorde, Róisín Murphy, Brazilian Girls, Nile Rodgers, Santigold, and Basement Jaxx. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Grace Jones has received more than 10,072,027 page views. Her biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Grace Jones is the 134th most popular singer (up from 140th 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."

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  • 10M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 71.39

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 40

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.82

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Grace Jones ranks 134 out of 3,541Before her are Dieter Bohlen, Bruce Dickinson, Birgit Nilsson, Jon Bon Jovi, Maria Malibran, and Gilbert Bécaud. After her are Ibrahim Ferrer, Sandra, Tom Jones, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Bryan Adams, and Mina.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1948, Grace Jones ranks 41Before her are Alice Cooper, Radomir Antić, John Carpenter, Tony Iommi, Klaus Meine, and Ian McEwan. After her are Mikhail Baryshnikov, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Carl Weathers, Rory Gallagher, Lluís Llach, and Carlos Salinas de Gortari.

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In Jamaica

Among people born in Jamaica, Grace Jones ranks 3 out of 147Before her are Bob Marley (1945) and Stamford Raffles (1781). After her are Usain Bolt (1986), Peter Tosh (1944), Marcus Garvey (1887), Stuart Hall (1932), Ben Johnson (1961), Violet Brown (1900), Jimmy Cliff (1948), Patrick Ewing (1962), and Lee "Scratch" Perry (1936).

Among SINGERS In Jamaica

Among singers born in Jamaica, Grace Jones ranks 1After her are Jimmy Cliff (1948), Liz Mitchell (1952), Max Romeo (1944), Burning Spear (1945), Bunny Wailer (1947), Shaggy (1968), Carl Douglas (1942), Alton Ellis (1938), Millie Small (1947), Gregory Isaacs (1951), and Dennis Brown (1957).