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Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), better known by his stage name Jay-Z (stylized as JAY-Z), is an American rapper, songwriter, record executive, entrepreneur, businessman, and record producer. Born and raised in New York City, Jay-Z first began his musical career after founding the record label Roc-A-Fella Records in 1995, and subsequently released his debut studio album Reasonable Doubt in 1996. The album was released to widespread critical success, and solidified his standing in the music industry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jay-Z has received more than 13,510,404 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 584th most popular singer.

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  • 14M

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  • 50.64

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 68

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.35

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Jay-Z ranks 587 out of 3,001Before him are José Alfredo Jiménez, René Jacobs, Linda Ronstadt, Achinoam Nini, Virginia E. Johnson, and Limahl. After him are Lyudmila Zykina, Jean-Jacques Goldman, Nicki Minaj, Del Shannon, Luiz Gonzaga, and Emmy Destinn.

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Among people born in 1969, Jay-Z ranks 76Before him are Christian Slater, Giorgi Margvelashvili, Erika Eleniak, Anne Heche, Achinoam Nini, and Dave Grohl. After him are Ilir Meta, Manu Bennett, Oleg Salenko, Bobby Brown, Nancy Kerrigan, and Zach Galifianakis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jay-Z ranks 3,293 out of 12,171Before him are Dana Delany (1956), Rita Wilson (1956), Dennis Rader (1945), Felicity Huffman (1962), Elmer Drew Merrill (1876), and Theodore Gill (1837). After him are Elizabeth Olsen (1989), Carol Gilligan (1936), Brian Kobilka (1955), Peter Senge (1947), Brenda Vaccaro (1939), and Tyga (1989).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Jay-Z ranks 171Before him are Billy Preston (1946), Afrika Bambaataa (1957), Billy Paul (1934), Mos Def (1973), Linda Ronstadt (1946), and Virginia E. Johnson (1925). After him are Del Shannon (1934), George Clinton (1941), Coolio (1963), Bobby Brown (1969), Nicole Scherzinger (1978), and Bobby Vinton (1935).