K. J. Yesudas

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K. J. Yesudas

Kattassery Joseph Yesudas (born 10 January 1940) is a PAN Indian playback singer and musician from Kerala who sings Indian classical, devotional and cinematic songs. Yesudas has recorded more than 50,000 songs in a number of Indian languages, including Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, Bengali, Odia as well as Arabic, English, Latin, and Russian, during a career spanning more than five decades. He is often referred to as Gaanagandharvan (transl. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of K. J. Yesudas has received more than 2,187,282 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,534th most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 39.38

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.40

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.98

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, K. J. Yesudas ranks 1,541 out of 3,001Before him are K.d. lang, Charlie Daniels, Andrés Calamaro, Bruce Hornsby, Karita Mattila, and Sanna Nielsen. After him are Róisín Murphy, Travis Scott, Jonathan Richman, Little Willie John, Sandra Nasić, and Romeo Santos.

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Among people born in 1940, K. J. Yesudas ranks 348Before him are Manfred Manglitz, Johnny Giles, Brian Labone, Fontella Bass, Daniel J. Travanti, and Barbara Boxer. After him are Viktor Kuzkin, Billy Fury, Daniel Goldin, Lamar Alexander, Ken Fletcher, and Graham McRae.

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In India

Among people born in India, K. J. Yesudas ranks 528 out of 848Before him are Mehdi Hassan (1927), Lobsang Sangay (1968), S. P. Balasubrahmanyam (null), Amit Shah (null), Persis Khambatta (1948), and Veerappan (1952). After him are Medha Patkar (1954), Dimple Kapadia (1957), A. R. Rahman (1966), I. I. Chundrigar (null), Mehboob Khan (1907), and Maneka Gandhi (1956).

Among SINGERS In India

Among singers born in India, K. J. Yesudas ranks 15Before him are Kumar Sanu (1957), Girija Devi (1929), Peter Sarstedt (1941), Jagjit Singh (1941), Udit Narayan (1955), and S. P. Balasubrahmanyam (null). After him are Mahendra Kapoor (1934), Anuradha Paudwal (1954), Daler Mehndi (1967), Kavita Krishnamurthy (1958), Anoushka Shankar (1981), and Sonu Nigam (1973).

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