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Tracy Chapman

1964 - Today

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Tracy Chapman (born March 30, 1964) is an American singer-songwriter, widely known for her hit singles "Fast Car" (1988) and "Give Me One Reason" (1995). She was signed to Elektra Records by Bob Krasnow in 1987. The following year she released her debut album, Tracy Chapman, which became a commercial success, boosted by her appearance at the Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute concert, and was certified 6× Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tracy Chapman has received more than 14,603,372 page views. Her biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Tracy Chapman is the 386th most popular singer (up from 406th in 2019), the 2,403rd most popular biography from United States (up from 2,512th in 2019) and the 122nd most popular American Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 15M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.81

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 57

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.30

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Tracy Chapman ranks 386 out of 3,528Before her are Black, Randy Newman, Patricia Kaas, Zdravko Čolić, André Claveau, and Đorđe Balašević. After her are Frankie Valli, Mariya Takeuchi, Cecilia Bartoli, Lisa Marie Presley, Pinetop Perkins, and Carl Perkins.

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Among people born in 1964, Tracy Chapman ranks 61Before her are Dražen Petrović, Bridget Fonda, Matt Dillon, Salvatore Schillaci, Gianluca Vialli, and Don Cheadle. After her are Mark Dacascos, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Arvydas Sabonis, Laura Linney, Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg, and Martin Weinek.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tracy Chapman ranks 2,403 out of 18,182Before her are Cannonball Adderley (1928), Stanley Kamel (1943), H. Robert Horvitz (1947), Barbara Hershey (1948), Lindsay Wagner (1949), and Leslie White (1900). After her are Baby Face Nelson (1908), Steve Guttenberg (1958), Richard Bull (1924), Richard Pryor (1940), Jasper Johns (1930), and Dexter Gordon (1923).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Tracy Chapman ranks 122Before her are LP (1981), Selena (1971), Katy Perry (1984), Harry Nilsson (1941), Karen Carpenter (1950), and Randy Newman (1943). After her are Frankie Valli (1934), Lisa Marie Presley (1968), Pinetop Perkins (1913), Carl Perkins (1932), Percy Sledge (1941), and Chubby Checker (1941).