Gregory Isaacs

1951 - 2010

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Gregory Anthony Isaacs OD (15 July 1951 – 25 October 2010) was a Jamaican reggae musician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gregory Isaacs has received more than 979,824 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Gregory Isaacs is the 1,479th most popular singer (down from 1,373rd in 2019), the 42nd most popular biography from Jamaica (down from 38th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Jamaican Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 980k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 46.67

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.16

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Gregory Isaacs by language

Over the past year Gregory Isaacs has had the most page views in the with 111,103 views, followed by French (14,771), and Portuguese (14,768). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Esperanto (113.82%), Hindi (107.62%), and Haitian (70.41%)


Among singers, Gregory Isaacs ranks 1,479 out of 4,381Before him are Bob Welch, Zazie, Ricardo Montaner, Ishtar, Evelyn Lear, and Sergei Lemeshev. After him are Latifa, Daniela Dessì, Darlene Love, Cazuza, Bruno Pelletier, and Corona Schröter.

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Among people born in 1951, Gregory Isaacs ranks 406Before him are Christian Tissier, Alley Mills, Anne Alvaro, Pyotr Mamonov, Daniel Lanois, and Celia Weston. After him are Dominique Dropsy, Zeenat Aman, Nils Lofgren, Jamey Sheridan, Geoff Lees, and Choei Sato. Among people deceased in 2010, Gregory Isaacs ranks 309Before him are Olga Guillot, Tom Walkinshaw, Frederick C. Weyand, Carlos Monsiváis, Abel Muzorewa, and James Gammon. After him are Trevor Taylor, Joseph Bessala, Audouin Dollfus, David Brown, Jorge González, and Pavel Lednyov.

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In Jamaica

Among people born in Jamaica, Gregory Isaacs ranks 42 out of 189Before him are Monty Alexander (1944), Don Quarrie (1951), Carl Douglas (1942), King Tubby (1941), Errol Brown (1948), and Ziggy Marley (1968). After him are Bilal Philips (1947), Yellowman (1956), Leonard Howell (1898), Horace Andy (1951), Michael Manley (1924), and Jacob Miller (1952).

Among SINGERS In Jamaica

Among singers born in Jamaica, Gregory Isaacs ranks 11Before him are Bunny Wailer (1947), Max Romeo (1944), Cedella Booker (1926), Shaggy (1968), Carl Douglas (1942), and Errol Brown (1948). After him are Yellowman (1956), Jacob Miller (1952), Alton Ellis (1938), Millie Small (1947), Ini Kamoze (1957), and Capleton (1967).