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Khaled Hadj Ibrahim (Arabic: خالد حاج إبراهيم‎, born 29 February 1960), better known by his mononym Khaled (Arabic: خالد‎, pronounced [ˈxaːled]), is an Algerian musician, singer and songwriter born in Oran. He began recording in his early teens under the name Cheb Khaled (الشاب خالد, Arabic for "Young" Khaled, as opposed to the traditionalist Sheikh elders). He was crowned "King of Raï" in the first Raï festival in Oran and has since become the world's best-known Arab singer ever. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Khaled has received more than 45,949 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Khaled is the 322nd most popular musician (up from 391st in 2019), the 40th most popular biography from Algeria (up from 47th in 2019) and the most popular Algerian Musician.

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  • 46k

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  • 67.78

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.74

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Khaled ranks 322 out of 2,675Before him are Leonid Kogan, Albert King, Wilhelm Backhaus, Don Airey, John McLaughlin, and Geezer Butler. After him are Jan Garbarek, Johnny Ramone, Dionisio Aguado y García, PJ Harvey, Peggy Lee, and Ry Cooder.

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Among people born in 1960, Khaled ranks 43Before him are Nena, John F. Kennedy Jr., Kristin Scott Thomas, Jeffrey Dahmer, Stanley Tucci, and Jean-Michel Basquiat. After him are Steve Vai, Daryl Hannah, Jeremy Clarkson, Fayez al-Sarraj, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, and Neil Gaiman.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Khaled ranks 40 out of 164Before him are Micipsa (-200), Chadli Bendjedid (1929), Jacques Attali (1943), Marcus Cornelius Fronto (100), Jean-Claude Brialy (1933), and Louis Franchet d'Espèrey (1856). After him are Mohamed Boudiaf (1919), Hélène Cixous (1937), Abdelkader Bensalah (1941), Enrico Macias (1938), Gaston Julia (1893), and Liamine Zéroual (1941).

Among MUSICIANS In Algeria

Among musicians born in Algeria, Khaled ranks 1After him are Enrico Macias (1938) and Rachid Taha (1958).