Kaki King

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Kaki King (born Katherine Elizabeth King, August 24, 1979) is an American guitarist and composer. King is known for her percussive and jazz-tinged melodies, energetic live shows, use of multiple tunings on acoustic and lap steel guitar, and her diverse range in different genres. In February 2006, Rolling Stone released a list of "The New Guitar Gods", on which King was the sole woman and youngest artist (beating Derek Trucks in age by two months as the youngest on the list). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kaki King has received more than 606,736 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Kaki King is the 3,024th most popular musician (down from 2,793rd in 2019), the 18,166th most popular biography from United States (down from 16,687th in 2019) and the 1,266th most popular American Musician.

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  • 610k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 28.51

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.74

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.94

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among musicians, Kaki King ranks 3,024 out of 3,175Before her are Kele Okereke, Joe Trohman, Alex da Kid, Mac Dre, Sub Focus, and Vitamin C. After her are Jax Jones, The Tallest Man on Earth, Emily Robison, Nicolas Jaar, Kacey Musgraves, and Ezra Koenig.

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Among people born in 1979, Kaki King ranks 1,085Before her are Kazuki Teshima, Velizar Dimitrov, Verónica Cuadrado, Tatsuya Ishikawa, Nicola Renzi, and Rauan Kenzhekhanuly. After her are Mario Méndez, Laurent Bonnart, Tadaaki Hirakawa, Luke Young, Roberto Fernández, and Periklis Iakovakis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kaki King ranks 18,166 out of 20,380Before her are Alexandria Mills (1992), Kaitlin Doubleday (1984), YNW Melly (1999), Gwen Ifill (1955), Mario (1986), and Malik Beasley (1996). After her are Taylor Rochestie (1985), LaTasha Colander (1976), Ambyr Childers (1988), Hannibal Buress (1983), Gretchen Wilson (1973), and Brian Rafalski (1973).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Kaki King ranks 1,266Before her are Kamasi Washington (1981), Nina Gordon (1967), Nicole Fiorentino (1979), Joe Trohman (1984), Mac Dre (1970), and Vitamin C (1972). After her are Emily Robison (1972), Nicolas Jaar (1990), Kacey Musgraves (1988), Ezra Koenig (1984), Tycho (1977), and Porter Robinson (1992).