Yusuf Islam

  1. Gotye Sweeps APRA Awards

    May 29, 2012 7:43 AM EDT Gotye was the big winner Monday night at the 30th annual Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) Awards in Sydney, where he collected a hat-trick of awards including the night's top prize, for song of the year. Gotye, Kimbra in the H ...

  2. Yusuf Islam Wins Libel Damages

    July 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Yusuf Islam, the singer and songwriter formerly known as Cat Stevens, today accepted "substantial" but undisclosed libel damages and a public apology at London's High Court over an entertainment news agency slur. The case centered o ...

  3. Shakira, Yusuf Power Live Earth Hamburg

    July 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Hamburg edition of the Live Earth climate change concerts featured a lineup of international stars, including Shakira, Snoop Dogg and Enrique Iglesias, and major domestic acts, ending nine hours later with a performance by surprise guest Yusuf ...

  4. Ivors Handed Out In London

    May 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Legendary producer and musician Quincy Jones, DJ/producer Norman Cook and veteran singers Peter Gabriel and Yusuf Islam were among the musicians feted today at the 52nd Ivor Novello Awards for songwriters. The lunchtime gala, affectionately known ...

  5. Yusuf Islam Wins Big At ASCAP London Awards

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gala held Oct. 11. Yusuf Islam, the artist who rose to fame in the '60s and '70s as Cat Stevens, was named songwriter of the year for the second successive time at the ASCAP Awards tonight (Oct. 11) in London. The singer-songwriter was a ...

  6. Yusuf Islam Wins Big At ASCAP London Awards

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Yusuf Islam, the artist who rose to fame in the '60s and '70s as Cat Stevens, was named songwriter of the year for the second successive time at the ASCAP Awards tonight (Oct. 11) in London. Yusuf Islam, the artist who rose to fame in th ...

  7. Yusuf Islam Album Due This Fall

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Yusuf Islam, the 60s and 70s pop-rock singer-songwriter formerly known as Cat Stevens, is returning with an album of new songs this fall through a recording deal with Polydor Records. It will mark his Yusuf Islam, the 60s and 70s pop-rock singer-s ...

  8. Yusuf Islam Album Due This Fall

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Yusuf Islam, the 60s and 70s pop-rock singer-songwriter formerly known as Cat Stevens, is returning with an album of new songs this fall through a recording deal with Polydor Records. It will mark his Yusuf Islam, the 60s and 70s pop-rock singer-s ...

  9. Yusuf Islam Wins ASCAP Songwriter Of The Year

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Yusuf Islam, the veteran artist formerly know as Cat Stevens, was named songwriter of the year tonight (Oct. 19) at the ASCAP Awards in London. Yusuf Islam, the veteran artist formerly know as Cat Stevens, was named songwriter of the year tonight ...

  10. EMI, Yusuf Islam Strike Pub Pact

    April 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Agreement covers 200 works. EMI Music Publishing has licensed the entire catalog of songs written by Yusuf Islam, formerly known as Cat Stevens. Financial terms of the pact were not disclosed. Through the long-term global deal, EMI will administer ...

  11. Global Pulse

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Yusuf Islam, formerly Cat Stevens, releases his first song in 27 years, solely as a digital download. Read Tom Ferguson's column. Yusuf Islam, formerly Cat Stevens, releases his first song in 27 years, solely as a digital download. Read Tom F ...

  12. U.S. Gov't: Yusuf Islam Has Possible Terrorist Ties

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The singer formerly known as Cat Stevens is forbidden from flying into the United States because of his alleged association with possible terrorists, U.S. officials said yesterday (Sept. 22) in explai The singer formerly known as Cat Stevens is fo ...

  13. Terror Watch Listing Diverts Yusuf Islam Flight

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A London-to-Washington flight was diverted to Maine yesterday (Sept. 21) when it was discovered passenger Yusuf Islam -- formerly known as singer Cat Stevens -- was on a government watch list and barr A London-to-Washington flight was diverted to ...