Tracy Chapman

1964 - Today

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Tracy Chapman (born March 30, 1964) is an American singer-songwriter, known for her hits "Fast Car", "Give Me One Reason", "Talkin' 'bout a Revolution", and "Baby Can I Hold You". She is a multi-platinum and four-time Grammy Award–winning artist.Chapman was signed to Elektra Records by Bob Krasnow in 1987. The following year she released her debut album, Tracy Chapman, which became a worldwide success. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tracy Chapman has received more than 8,872,909 page views. Her biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Tracy Chapman is the 407th most popular singer (up from 427th in 2019), the 2,513th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,398th in 2019) and the 129th most popular American Singer.

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  • 65.50

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  • 54

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  • 4.02

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  • 4.95

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Tracy Chapman ranks 407 out of 3,541Before her are Percy Sledge, Lill-Babs, Monica Zetterlund, Peppino di Capri, Senesino, and Harry Nilsson. After her are Zeynab Khanlarova, Raina Kabaivanska, Malcolm McLaren, Salomé, Paul Robeson, and Billy Preston.

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Among people born in 1964, Tracy Chapman ranks 58Before her are Paul Landers, Marisa Tomei, Eazy-E, Teri Hatcher, Lars Løkke Rasmussen, and Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg. After her are Magnús Scheving, Abedi Pele, Rossy de Palma, Gitanas Nausėda, Oleksandr Turchynov, and Arvydas Sabonis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tracy Chapman ranks 2,513 out of 15,968Before her are Nora Ephron (1941), Michael Parks (1940), Russell Means (1939), Harry Nilsson (1941), Julia Ann (1969), and Clifford Brown (1930). After her are Bob Pettit (1932), Andrew Taylor Still (1828), Richard Axel (1946), Ivan Sutherland (1938), Heather Locklear (1961), and Richard Basehart (1914).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Tracy Chapman ranks 129Before her are Frankie Valli (1934), Lee Hazlewood (1929), Marc Anthony (1968), Janet Jackson (1966), Percy Sledge (1941), and Harry Nilsson (1941). After her are Paul Robeson (1898), Billy Preston (1946), Natalie Cole (1950), Taylor Swift (1989), Linda Ronstadt (1946), and Randy Newman (1943).