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Usher Raymond IV (born October 14, 1978), known professionally as Usher, is an American singer, songwriter, businessman, and dancer. He was born in Dallas, Texas, but raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee, until moving to Atlanta, Georgia. At the age of 12, his mother put him in local singing competitions before catching the attention of a music A&R from LaFace Records. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Usher has received more than 537,735 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Usher is the 1,071st most popular singer (down from 887th in 2019), the 5,955th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,712th in 2019) and the 304th most popular American Singer.

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  • 540k

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  • 59.25

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 70

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.27

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Usher ranks 1,071 out of 3,541Before him are Enrique Morente, Edmundo Ros, Anouk, Raquel Rastenni, Rosa Ponselle, and Yumi Matsutoya. After him are Philip Bailey, Conway Twitty, Paulina Rubio, Max Raabe, Yvonne Elliman, and Sotiria Bellou.

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Among people born in 1978, Usher ranks 68Before him are Igor Tudor, Steve Chen, Ayumi Hamasaki, Marko Pantelić, Jukka Nevalainen, and Luis García. After him are Liya Kebede, Matthew Goode, Selma Ergeç, Gwendoline Christie, Don Omar, and Azis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Usher ranks 5,955 out of 15,968Before him are Cardi B (1992), Michael Spinks (1956), Anne Jackson (1925), Chris Van Allsburg (1949), Josiah Royce (1855), and Kim Manners (1951). After him are Lorna Luft (1952), Reed Hastings (1960), Dinah Shore (1916), Phoebe Cates (1963), George Bancroft (1882), and Bella Abzug (1920).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Usher ranks 304Before him are Roger McGuinn (1942), Steve Lawrence (1935), Jonathan Davis (1971), Jimi Jamison (1951), Johnny Rivers (1942), and Rosa Ponselle (1897). After him are Philip Bailey (1951), Conway Twitty (1933), Yvonne Elliman (1951), Jakob Dylan (1969), Bob Hite (1943), and Jon Brion (1963).

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