Janet Jackson

1966 - Today

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Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and dancer. She is noted for her innovative, socially conscious and sexually provocative records, as well as elaborate stage shows. Her sound and choreography became a catalyst in the growth of MTV, enabling her to rise to prominence while breaking gender and racial barriers in the process. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Janet Jackson has received more than 21,188,699 page views. Her biography is available in 83 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 78 in 2019). Janet Jackson is the 284th most popular singer (up from 417th in 2019), the 1,698th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,558th in 2019) and the 89th most popular American Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 21M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.16

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 83

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.25

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.27

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Janet Jacksons by language

Over the past year Janet Jackson has had the most page views in the with 2,505,665 views, followed by Spanish (167,968), and French (149,657). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Kashmiri (164.20%), Korean (123.32%), and Asturian (121.59%)


Among singers, Janet Jackson ranks 284 out of 4,381Before her are Glenn Hughes, Robbie Williams, Sinéad O'Connor, Laura Pausini, Stevie Nicks, and Udo Dirkschneider. After her are Roberta Flack, Neda Ukraden, Sonny Bono, Lisa, Sabah, and Dave Gahan.

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Among people born in 1966, Janet Jackson ranks 28Before her are Kentaro Miura, Julen Lopetegui, Luke Perry, Cláudio Taffarel, Erdoğan Atalay, and Sinéad O'Connor. After her are Billy Zane, Zack Snyder, Dean Cain, Kiefer Sutherland, Gianfranco Zola, and Emmanuelle Seigner.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Janet Jackson ranks 1,698 out of 20,380Before her are Lee Iacocca (1924), Rosanna Arquette (1959), Richard Fleischer (1916), Stevie Nicks (1948), Tanya Roberts (1955), and Christine Baranski (1952). After her are Elisabeth Shue (1963), Don DeLillo (1936), James Earl Ray (1928), Roberta Flack (1937), Robin Hobb (1952), and Benjamin Bloom (1913).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Janet Jackson ranks 89Before her are Lil Wayne (1982), Chris Cornell (1964), Beyoncé (1981), Mariah Carey (1969), Busta Rhymes (1972), and Stevie Nicks (1948). After her are Roberta Flack (1937), Sonny Bono (1935), Sammy Davis Jr. (1925), John Fogerty (1945), Coolio (1963), and "Weird Al" Yankovic (1959).