Souad Massi

1972 - Today

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Souad Massi (سعاد ماسي), born August 23, 1972, is an Algerian Berber singer, songwriter and guitarist. She began her career performing in the Kabyle political rock band Atakor, before leaving the country following a series of death threats. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Souad Massi has received more than 177,030 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Souad Massi is the 1,381st most popular singer (up from 1,423rd in 2019), the 106th most popular biography from Algeria (down from 92nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Algerian Singer.

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  • 180k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.05

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.83

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Souad Massi ranks 1,381 out of 3,541Before her are Skeeter Davis, Hanne Krogh, Sibel Can, Rufus Thomas, David Alexandre Winter, and Silvi Vrait. After her are Agnes Obel, DMX, Vic Damone, Emma Abbott, Yuri Shevchuk, and Flo Rida.

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Among people born in 1972, Souad Massi ranks 177Before her are Pedro Lamy, Rolando Villazón, Ewen Bremner, Joe Wright, Kerr Smith, and Darío Silva. After her are Judith Godrèche, Gabriel Mann, Arturo Gatti, Kirill Petrenko, Maria Mutola, and Axel Merckx.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Souad Massi ranks 106 out of 164Before her are Jean-Pierre Bacri (1951), Mustapha Zitouni (1928), Jean Amrouche (1906), Mustapha Dahleb (1952), Célestin Oliver (1930), and Noureddine Morceli (1970). After her are Hassiba Boulmerka (1968), Tahar Djaout (1954), Noureddine Bedoui (1959), Christian Lopez (1953), Anne Alvaro (1951), and Françoise Dürr (1942).

Among SINGERS In Algeria

Among singers born in Algeria, Souad Massi ranks 3Before her are Idir (1949) and Cheb Mami (1966). After her are Zaho (1980) and Kenza Farah (1986).