1959 - Today


Helen Folasade Adu (Yoruba: Fọláṣadé Adú [fɔ̄láʃādé ādú]; born January 16, 1959), known professionally as Sade Adu or simply Sade ( shah-DAY) is an English singer, songwriter, and actress, known as the lead singer of her eponymous band. She has been credited as one of the most successful British female artists in history, and is often recognised as an influence on contemporary music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sade has received more than 305,302 page views. Her biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 233rd most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 310k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.50

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 49

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.99

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.28

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Sades by language


Among singers, Sade ranks 233 out of 3,001Before her are Dionne Warwick, Mariska Veres, Sam Cooke, Robbie Williams, Beyoncé, and Tarkan. After her are Chris Cornell, Frida Boccara, Van Morrison, Sonny Bono, Lil Wayne, and Gene Vincent.

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Among people born in 1959, Sade ranks 27Before her are Mauricio Macri, Bernd Schuster, Sarah, Duchess of York, Gerhard Berger, Val Kilmer, and Inger Nilsson. After her are Simon Cowell, Michel Preud'homme, Nina Hartley, Kyle MacLachlan, Frank Darabont, and Christian Wulff.

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In Nigeria

Among people born in Nigeria, Sade ranks 8 out of 140Before her are Muhammadu Buhari (1942), Hugo Weaving (1960), Wole Soyinka (1934), Dr. Alban (1957), Chinua Achebe (1930), and Fela Kuti (1938). After her are Olusegun Obasanjo (1937), Usman dan Fodio (1754), Jay-Jay Okocha (1973), Francis Arinze (1932), Hakeem Olajuwon (1963), and Ken Saro-Wiwa (1941).

Among SINGERS In Nigeria

Among singers born in Nigeria, Sade ranks 1