Johnny Nash

1940 - 2020

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John Lester Nash Jr. (August 19, 1940 – October 6, 2020) was an American singer-songwriter, best known in the United States for his 1972 hit "I Can See Clearly Now". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johnny Nash has received more than 1,350,437 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Johnny Nash is the 1,133rd most popular singer (up from 1,176th in 2019), the 6,237th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,034th in 2019) and the 322nd most popular American Singer.

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  • 20

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  • 2.35

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  • 3.51

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Johnny Nash ranks 1,133 out of 3,541Before him are Candice Night, Doris Dragović, Dima Bilan, Mary Roos, Long John Baldry, and Siouxsie Sioux. After him are Elisabeth Andreassen, Bora Đorđević, Thomas Hampson, Ute Lemper, Bob Benny, and Kati Kovács.

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Among people born in 1940, Johnny Nash ranks 322Before him are Franco Bitossi, Vicente Miera, Jimmy Ellis, David Peoples, Thomas M. Disch, and James Brady. After him are Richard Attwood, Ralph Towner, Lorella De Luca, Anzor Kavazashvili, Chris Farlowe, and Franco Balmamion. Among people deceased in 2020, Johnny Nash ranks 416Before him are Ahmed Radhi, Shirley Ann Grau, René Felber, Pavol Biroš, John D. Barrow, and Wolfgang Uhlmann. After him are Khalil Taha, Phyllis Somerville, K. C. Jones, Pat Patterson, Ravi Zacharias, and John Houghton.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Johnny Nash ranks 6,237 out of 15,968Before him are Freddie Prinze Jr. (1976), Nicholas Metropolis (1915), Mumia Abu-Jamal (1954), Stephen Decatur (1779), Noah Hathaway (1971), and Gaylord Nelson (1916). After him are Paul Creston (1906), Paul Butterfield (1942), Edgar Bergen (1903), Thomas Hampson (1955), Krysten Ritter (1981), and Sally Menke (1953).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Johnny Nash ranks 322Before him are Darlene Love (1941), Gil Scott-Heron (1949), Mary J. Blige (1971), Taboo (1975), Kvitka Cisyk (1953), and Candice Night (1971). After him are Thomas Hampson (1955), Mac Miller (1992), Glenn Medeiros (1970), Junior Wells (1934), Terence Trent D'Arby (1962), and Tom Lehrer (1928).