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Kim Carnes

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Kim Carnes (; born July 20, 1945) is an American singer and songwriter born and raised in Los Angeles. She began her career as a songwriter in the 1960s, writing for other artists while performing in local clubs and working as a session background singer with the famed Water Sisters (featured in the documentary 20 Feet from Stardom). After she signed her first publishing deal with Jimmy Bowen, she released her debut album Rest on Me in 1971. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kim Carnes has received more than 2,469,700 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Kim Carnes is the 238th most popular singer (up from 356th in 2019), the 1,553rd most popular biography from United States (up from 2,216th in 2019) and the 77th most popular American Singer.

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  • 59.18

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  • 29

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  • 5.00

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  • 2.93

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Kim Carnes ranks 238 out of 3,528Before her are Gianni Morandi, Chris Cornell, Anthony Kiedis, Jacqueline Boyer, Zucchero Fornaciari, and Beyoncé. After her are Nicolai Ghiaurov, Bessie Smith, Van Morrison, Eazy-E, Marian Gold, and Gary Brooker.

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Among people born in 1945, Kim Carnes ranks 81Before her are Levon Ter-Petrosyan, Debbie Harry, George Smoot, Igor Ivanov, Dean Koontz, and James Avery. After her are Marthe Keller, Türkan Şoray, Van Morrison, Gary Brooker, Muqrin bin Abdulaziz, and Yochanan Vollach.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Kim Carnes ranks 1,553 out of 18,182Before her are James McKeen Cattell (1860), Michelle Phillips (1944), Harry Stack Sullivan (1892), Poul Anderson (1926), Paul L. Modrich (1946), and Leslie Groves (1896). After her are Lisa Ann (1972), Tony Shalhoub (1953), Joseph L. Goldstein (1940), Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807), George Whipple (1878), and William Daniel Phillips (1948).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Kim Carnes ranks 77Before her are Mariah Carey (1969), Debbie Harry (1945), Lil Wayne (1982), Chris Cornell (1964), Anthony Kiedis (1962), and Beyoncé (1981). After her are Bessie Smith (1894), Eazy-E (1964), John Fogerty (1945), Sonny Bono (1935), Hank Williams (1923), and Jessye Norman (1945).

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