Latest Yusuf Islam News


Natalie Imbruglia Releasing New Album

Natalie Imbruglia has announced a new album.The 40-year-old singer is returning with her first record in six years, titled 'Male', while will feature a selection of covers all originally performed and written by men including...

Stars Turn Out For Folk Awards

The BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards were dished out at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff, and former Catatonia frontwoman Matthews took to the stage to offer a tribute to late music historian...

Get Ready For The 2015 Bbc Radio 2 Folk Awards With The Nominee Compilation

Folk lovers everywhere get ready for an exciting new release ahead of the 2015 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards as a new two-disc compilation CD featuring some of the nominees will hit shelves later this...

Yusuf Islam To Receive Lifetime Achievement Honour

The folk star, formerly known as Cat Stevens, will be handed a Lifetime Achievement Award along with singer/songwriter Loudon Wainwright III, who will also be honoured for his success. Islam will perform...

Yusuf Islam Facing Website Lawsuit

Folk veteran Yusuf Islam is facing a legal battle with bosses of an online design company over allegations he enlisted them to build him a new website, but failed to pay the bill.The musician, formerly...

Yusuf Islam: 'People Need To Get Over My Rushdie Fatwa Comments'

Folk icon Yusuf Islam has revisited controversial remarks he made about the Islamic fatwa placed on author Salman Rushdie over two decades ago in a new Rolling Stone interview, insisting he was never a supporter...

Yusuf Islam Addresses Salman Rushdie Controversy In New Song

Music veteran Yusuf Islam has addressed the media furore over his comments about Salman Rushdie in a new song 25 years after he was accused of supporting a fatwa against the author.Rushdie went into hiding...

Elvis Costello, Cyndi Lauper And Gloria Estefan Up For Songwriting Hall Of Fame

Elvis Costello, Cyndi Lauper, Gloria Estefan and Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds' are being considered for the Songwriters Hall of Fame.The organisation has announced its 2015 nominees and also among the performing songwriters being considered for inclusion...

Cat Stevens/yusuf Islam Cancels New York Show After Scalpers Resell Tickets At Higher Price

Just one week after announcing his first tour of America since the 1970's, Yusuf Islam, formerly known as Cat Stevens, has chosen to cancel his New York concert in December over growing concerns of tickets...

Scalpers Prompt Yusuf Islam To Cancel New York Show

Music icon Yusuf Islam has pulled the plug on plans to perform in New York as part of his first North American tour in 35 years after becoming disgusted by greedy ticket scalpers who are...

Cat Stevens/yusaf Islam Announces Dates For North American Tour For First Time Since 1970s

Yusuf Islam, formerly known as Cat Stevens, has announced that this coming winter he will be hitting the road in North America for the first time in 35 years, playing in six cities while also...

Yusuf Islam To Tour North America For The First Time In 35 Years

Yusuf Islam will hit the road in North America this winter for the first time in over 35 years.The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, formerly known as Cat Stevens, will perform live in...

Nivana And Kiss Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Courtney Love hugged Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic as Nirvana were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last night (10.04.14).The Hole singer put aside her differences with late husband Kurt Cobain's former...

'Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame' Tonight: Joan Jett To Step In For Kurt Cobain?

Today's the day! A new year's worth of rock royalty will tonight be ushered into the coveted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. Nirvana, KISS, Peter Gabriel, Cat Stevens, Linda Ronstadt,...

Yusuf Islam 'Taken Aback' By Hall Of Fame Induction

Singer/songwriter Yusuf Islam was "taken aback" upon learning he was one of the 2014 inductees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The musician, formerly known as Cat Stevens, was one of nine artists to...

Nirvana, Kiss And Peter Gabriel Among This Year's Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees

The inductees for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2014 have been chosen, with Nirvana, KISS, Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, Cat Stevens and Linda Ronstadt all being honoured in the latest...

Nirvana, Kiss & Deep Purple Emerge As Early Favourites For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction

The Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame will induct it's class of 2014 in April next year and earlier this week the nominees for the coveted place among rock's elite was announced to the public....

Nirvana Finally Eligible For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Honour

90s rock band Nirvana are one of 16 acts nominated for entry into the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Owing to the rule that only acts who released their debut album of single...

Nirvana Nominated For Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2014

Nirvana lead the nominations for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014. The 'Come As You Are' hitmakers are among several acts up for the honour and should the grunge group make the cut...

Carly Simon Confides 'You're So Vain' Secret In Taylor Swift

Carly Simon's famous 'You're So Vain' continues to raise questions 41 years after its release. Taylor Swift has revealed Simon confided the identity of the song's subject. Swift, unfortunately, is sworn to secrecy.Taylor Swift at...

Sharon Stone To Take Part In Charity Stage Show

Hollywood actress Sharon Stone will join British musician Yusuf Islam and a cast of young singers on stage at a special charity event in Switzerland later this year (13).The Basic Instinct star will serve as...

Richard Thompson: 'My Door Is Open To Yusuf Islam Collaboration'

Folk icon Richard Thompson is quietly hoping to collaborate with Yusuf Islam.Fans are often puzzled why the two Brits and Muslim converts have never hit the studio together - and Thompson insists the music world...

Zoe Kravtiz Embarrassed By Lenny's Style

Zoe Kravitz is "embarrassed" by how her parents dress, but still steals their clothes. The 'X Men: First Class' actress is daughter of rock star Lenny and former 'The Cosby Show' actress Lisa Bonet and...

Egyptian Peace Protest Inspired New Yusuf Islam Anthem

Folk music legend Yusuf Islam has recorded a new peace anthem with the help of hundreds of fans across the globe.The Muslim convert, who was formerly known as Cat Stevens, invited fans to send him...

Osbourne & Islam Deliver Surprise Performance At Ironic U.s. Rally

OZZY OSBOURNE and YUSUF ISLAM stunned fans at an ironic, star-studded political rally in Washington, D.C. on Saturday (30Oct10) when they took the stage to perform a surprise show for 200,000 peaceful protesters.American comedians Jon...

Islam 'Shocked' By Concert Backlash

YUSUF ISLAM was left stunned when his fans booed him and walked out in disgust during the first concert of his highly anticipated comeback tour.The musician, formerly known as Cat Stevens, kicked off his first...

Best Band Muse

Muse have been named Best Act In The World Today - but were unable to celebrate the accolade.The Devonshire trio were bestowed the honour at the Q Awards in London today (26.10.09) but were forced...

Simon Snubbed Ex-love Yusuf

CARLY SIMON snubbed ex-boyfriend CAT STEVENS when he reached out decades after their split, because she'd forgotten he'd converted to Islam and changed his name to YUSUF ISLAMThe two musicians dated for seven months in...

Islam To Tour For First Time In 33 Years

YUSUF ISLAM has stunned fans by announcing he's set to embark on a rare tour - his first in 33 years.The musician, formerly Cat Stevens, will play four dates in the U.K. and Ireland, and...

Yusuf Returns To Los Angeles For Ashby Tribute

YUSUF ISLAM is to return to Los Angeles for a rare performance to honour movie legend HAL ASHBY.The Muslim convert, aka Cat Stevens, performed his first concert in Los Angeles for 35 years last month...

Yusuf Islam

Yusuf Islam Quick Links

News Pictures Video Music Quotes RSS
Advertisement

Suggested

The 33 - Trailer

The 33 - Trailer

When a 100+ year-old copper & gold mine in Chile suffers considerable damage to the shaft due to a cave-in, the world's news is quick to report the...

Clarkson, Hammond And May To Launch New Motoring Show On Amazon Prime

Clarkson, Hammond And May To Launch New Motoring Show On Amazon Prime

The ex-'Top Gear' trio have a new home on Amazon Prime, and the as-yet-untitled show will be launching in 2016.

Zayn Malik Signs Solo Record Deal With RCA

Zayn Malik Signs Solo Record Deal With RCA

The 22 year old quit One Direction back in March, and is now making the first steps towards a solo career.

Advertisement
Ono And Bono Unveil Tapestry In New York Honouring John Lennon

Ono And Bono Unveil Tapestry In New York Honouring John Lennon

The artwork was unveiled to remember Lennon, who was assassinated in New York in 1980, his struggles to gain citizenship.

Airbnb Offers Soap Fans The Chance To Spend A Night On 'Neighbours' Set

Airbnb Offers Soap Fans The Chance To Spend A Night On 'Neighbours' Set

The winner will get to spend one AAA night on the set of the famous Aussie soap.

'New Dr. Dre Album' Set To Drop This Weekend, According To Ice Cube

'New Dr. Dre Album' Set To Drop This Weekend, According To Ice Cube

Surprise albums are becoming increasingly common in 2015, to the point where they’re failing...

Ben Affleck Denies Reports That He's Dating His Children's Ex-Nanny

Ben Affleck Denies Reports That He's Dating His Children's Ex-Nanny

Ben Affleck has denied the sensational report that he is a new relationship with his children’s ex-nanny...

Advertisement