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Khaled

1960 - Today

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Khaled Hadj Ibrahim (Arabic: خالد حاج إبراهيم, [ˈxaːled ħaːd͡ʒ ɪbraːˈhiːm]; born 29 February 1960), better known by his mononym Khaled (Arabic: خالد), is an Algerian raï singer, musician and songwriter born in Oran. He began recording in his early teens under the name Cheb Khaled (الشاب خالد, Arabic for "Young" Khaled, with "Cheb" as a common title for male Raï singers). Khaled is one of the most important musicians in the history of Raï music in his native Algeria and is one the world's best-known Arab singers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Khaled has received more than 54,324 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Khaled is the 302nd most popular musician (up from 322nd in 2019), the 45th most popular biography from Algeria (down from 40th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Musician.

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  • 54k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.31

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 43

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.96

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.29

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Khaled ranks 302 out of 2,662Before him are Count Basie, Lisa Gerrard, Glenn Frey, Chico Buarque, Moby, and Avril Lavigne. After him are Johnny Ramone, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Léo Ferré, Rick Astley, Lalo Schifrin, and Mischa Maisky.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1960, Khaled ranks 55Before him are Thomas Haden Church, Andreas Brehme, Hideaki Anno, Neil Gaiman, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero. After him are Steve Vai, Hirohiko Araki, Leos Carax, Gjorge Ivanov, Gary Lineker, and John Galliano.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Khaled ranks 45 out of 184Before him are Micipsa (-200), Louis Franchet d'Espèrey (1856), Marcus Cornelius Fronto (100), Enrico Macias (1938), Priscian (500), and Mohamed Boudiaf (1919). After him are Liamine Zéroual (1941), Edwige Fenech (1948), Lalla Fatma N'Soumer (1830), Kusaila (640), Kateb Yacine (1929), and Francisco Serrano, 1st Duke of la Torre (1810).

Among MUSICIANS In Algeria

Among musicians born in Algeria, Khaled ranks 2Before him are Enrico Macias (1938). After him are Rachid Taha (1958).