Tay Zonday

1982 - Today

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Adam Nyerere Bahner (born May 21, 1982), better known by the pseudonym Tay Zonday or as "Chocolate Rain Guy", is an American YouTube personality, singer-songwriter, and voice actor. He is known for his bass singing voice. Zonday garnered mainstream exposure when his song "Chocolate Rain" became a viral video in July 2007. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tay Zonday has received more than 1,234,723 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 28 in 2019). Tay Zonday is the 3,078th most popular musician (down from 2,799th in 2019), the 18,855th most popular biography from United States (down from 16,737th in 2019) and the 1,291st most popular American Musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 25.96

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.62

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Tay Zondays by language

Over the past year Tay Zonday has had the most page views in the with 123,503 views, followed by French (2,583), and Spanish (2,063). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Indonesian (113.83%), Danish (101.66%), and Estonian (43.92%)


Among musicians, Tay Zonday ranks 3,078 out of 3,175Before him are Jade Puget, Jowst, Lumix, Niki, Paolo Gregoletto, and Dirty South. After him are Deorro, Jordan Galland, Kaytranada, Canibus, DJ Drama, and Ladyhawke.

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Among people born in 1982, Tay Zonday ranks 1,186Before him are Yalçın Ayhan, Yunaika Crawford, James White, Yōsuke Kataoka, April Ross, and Vladimir Potkin. After him are Otis Harris, Fabien Lefèvre, Ryo Kobayashi, Jonathan McKain, Klete Keller, and Akira Takabe.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tay Zonday ranks 18,855 out of 20,380Before him are Ben McLemore (1993), Dawn Staley (1970), Ivar (1984), Stromile Swift (1979), Kiely Williams (1986), and Brandon Jones (1988). After him are Kurt Busch (1978), Shannon Purser (1997), Acie Law (1985), Michael Cimino (1999), Kara Hayward (1998), and Neilson Powless (1996).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Tay Zonday ranks 1,291Before him are Laura Jane Grace (1980), Ryan Ross (1986), Ty Segall (1987), Taylor York (1989), Jade Puget (1973), and Paolo Gregoletto (1985). After him are Deorro (1991), Jordan Galland (1980), DJ Drama (1978), Marié Digby (1983), Teddy Geiger (1988), and Haley Reinhart (1990).