1. Rock Hall Ceremony Wraps With Worthy Performances, Hatchets Buried

    April 11, 2014 4:25 AM EDT The 2014 Rock And Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, held Thursday night at the Barclays Center, in Brooklyn, New York, honored Cat Stevens (now known as Yusuf Islam), Peter Gabriel, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt, KISS and Hall and Oates. It would b ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Ozzy, Sheryl Crow, Kid Rock Join 'Rally to Restore Sanity'

    October 31, 2010 1:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Cable television's talking heads were the primary targets of Saturday's Rally to Restore Sanity, which drew tens of thousands of people to Washington, D.C. From video montages of news programs' doomsday prophecies to introducing citiz ...

  4. Depeche Mode Logs Third Week Atop Euro Chart

    May 14, 2009 7:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 In an unchanged top three on European Top 100 Albums, "Sounds of the Universe" (Mute/EMI) starts a third week on top for Depeche Mode, ahead of Bob Dylan's "Together Through Life" (Columbia/Sony Music Entertainment). Lady Ga ...

  5. Bob Dylan Marks Second Week As U.K. No. 1

    May 11, 2009 12:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Bob Dylan started a second week atop the U.K. album chart yesterday (Sunday) with "Together Through Life" (Columbia/Sony BMG), as "Number 1" (4th & Broadway/Universal Island) by Tinchy Stryder featuring N-Dubz took the single ...

  6. Cat Stevens May Sue Coldplay: 'It Depends On How Well Satriani Does'

    May 05, 2009 12:01 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer-songwriter Cat Stevens agreed on Monday that the Coldplay song, "Viva La Vida," sounds like one of his 1973 songs, but he stopped short of saying he would sue for plagiarism. "My son brought it to my attention and said: 'D ...

  7. This Day in Music

    October 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The MTV Video Music Awards Latin America are canceled. The awards show, derailed by Hurricane Wilma, is originally scheduled to take place the day earlier, but is then moved up a day. Ultimatel 2005 - The MTV Video Music Awards Latin America ...

  8. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The Grascals claim the entertainer of the year trophy at the 17th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. 2006 - The Grascals claim the entertainer of the year trophy at the 17th annual Internatio ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. This Day in Music

    July 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Even in death, Johnny Cash is still mighty enough to top The Billboard 200. "American V: A Hundred Highways" earns the Man in Black his first No. 1 album since 1969's "Johnny Cash at San Quenti 2006 - Even in death, Johnny ...

  11. This Day in Music

    October 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The MTV Video Music Awards Latin America are canceled. The awards show, derailed by Hurricane Wilma, is originally scheduled to take place the day earlier, but is then moved up a day. Ultimatel 2005 - The MTV Video Music Awards Latin America ...

  12. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The Grascals claim the entertainer of the year trophy at the 17th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. 2006 - The Grascals claim the entertainer of the year trophy at the 17th annual Internatio ...

  13. Yusuf Islam Drops By 'Cafe' On DVD

    September 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Yusuf Islam's March 1, 2007, performance at London's Porchester Hall will be released Oct. 23 on DVD via Hip-O/UMe as "Yusuf's Cafe." Yusuf Islam's March 1, 2007, performance at London's Porchester Hall will be rel ...

  14. This Day in Music

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Even in death, Johnny Cash is still mighty enough to top The Billboard 200. "American V: A Hundred Highways" earns the Man in Black his first No. 1 album since 1969's "Johnny Cash at San Quenti 2006 - Even in death, Johnny ...

  15. Shakira, Yusuf Islam Power Live Earth Hamburg

    July 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Hamburg edition of the Live Earth climate change concerts mixed a line-up of international stars, including Shakira, Snoop Dogg and Enrique Iglesias, with major domestic acts and ended nine hours The Hamburg edition of the Live Earth climate cha ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. Various Artists -- A Celebration for Jim Capaldi / Jan. 21, 2007 / London (Roundhouse)

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Any unenlightened observer of this generously mounted tribute concert would have soon realized that Jim Capaldi meant a great deal to an awful lot of his fellow rock musicians. Any unenlightened observer of this generously mounted tribute concert wo ...

  19. 48OnTV

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 27 "Dew Circuit Breakout Challenge," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Zolof The Rock & Roll Destroyer, Brandtson. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured art ...

  20. Chart Beat

    November 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred tackles news on Akon, Yusuf Islam, Beyonce and more! DOUBLE TEAMED: Akon has secured his first No. 1 hit on The Billboard Hot 100, but it's not "Smack That," the single that remains No. 2 for the fifth consecutive week. Instead, ...

  21. The Billboard Q&A: Yusuf Islam

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 It's the comeback no one ever expected. November sees the return to the world stage of the artist known internationally as Cat Stevens, more than a quarter-century after his last commercial recording. It's the comeback no one ever expected ...

  22. Prevewing The Week's Top New Releases

    November 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Game presses on without the help of 50 Cent or Dr. Dre, Akon gets a pre-release boost thanks to two huge singles, Tenacious D rocks back with its first album in four years and Fat Joe starts fresh The first pop album in nearly 30 years from Yusu ...

  23. This Day in Music

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Luciano Pavarotti is acquitted of tax evasion in a trial in his home town of Modena, Italy. The opera star, who was accused of owing the government $18 million for income earned from 198 2005 - The MTV Video Music Awards La ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Barbra Streisand sings her farewell concert at New York's Madison Square Garden.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - In a Los Angeles Times editorial, Yusuf Islam blasts the Unite ...

  27. Atlantic To Issue New Yusuf Islam Album

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Atlantic Records is eyeing a November release for Yusuf Islam's first album of pop music in 28 years in tandem with his own Ya imprint. Atlantic Records is eyeing a November release for Yusuf Islam's first album of pop music in 28 years in ...

  28. This Day in Music

    July 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Yusuf Islam, born Stephen Georgiou and formerly known by his stage name Cat Stevens denies that he has in the past supported militant Islamic group Hamas. Islam was denied entry into Isr 2005 - Veteran rock group INXS emerg ...

  29. Yusuf Islam Album Due This Fall

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Yusuf Islam, the 1960s and 70s pop-rock singer-songwriter formerly known as Cat Stevens, is returning with an album of new songs this fall. Released through Polydor Records, it will mark his first mai As tipped here in March , Yusuf Islam, the 1960s ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. 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 ...

  32. Yusuf Islam Readying New Pop Album

    March 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Yusuf Islam, the musician formerly known as Cat Stevens, has finished his first pop album since 1978's "Back to Earth," sources tell Billboard.com. Yusuf Islam, the musician formerly known as Cat Stevens, has finished his first pop al ...

  33. 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 ...

  34. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Barbra Streisand sings her farewell concert at New York's Madison Square Garden.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - In a Los Angeles Times editorial, Yusuf Islam blasts the Unite ...

  35. This Day in Music

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Singer/songwriter Jimmy Driftwood dies in Fayetteville, Ark., of a heart attack. He is 91. Driftwood, who was born James Corbett Morris, was best known for writing the Grammy-winning son 2000 - Yusuf Islam, born Stephen Geo ...

  36. 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 ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. Yusuf Islam Awarded Libel Damages

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Yusuf Islam, the musician formerly known as Cat Stevens, said he had won substantial damages from two British newspapers which alleged he supported terrorism. Yusuf Islam, the musician formerly known as Cat Stevens, said he had won substantial damag ...

  39. Band Aid Earns Third Christmas U.K. No. 1

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Band Aid 20's "Do They Know It's Christmas" (Mercury) was confirmed as the U.K.'s Christmas No. 1 single yesterday (Dec. 19). Band Aid 20's "Do They Know It's Christmas" (Mercury) was confirmed as the U.K ...

  40. Band Aid 20, U2 Hold Down U.K. Charts

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Band Aid 20's "Do They Know It's Christmas" (Mercury) started a second week at the top of the U.K. album chart yesterday (Dec. 12), while U2's "How To Dismantle an Atomic Bomb" (Universal Island) led Band Aid 20� ...

  41. Yusuf Islam: 'I Am A Victim'

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Yusuf Islam blasts the United States' system of screening airline passengers of potential terrorists as "indiscriminate" and "unjust" in an editorial in today's (Sept. 28) Los Angeles Times. Yusuf Islam blasts the Unite ...

  42. 'Shocked' Islam Returns To U.K.

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The singer formerly known as Cat Stevens returned to the United Kingdom today (Sept. 23), saying he was "totally shocked" that he was barred from entering the United States. The singer formerly known as Cat Stevens returned to the United K ...

  43. 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 ...

  44. Terror Watch Listing Diverts Yusuf Islam Flight

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 Ma ...

  45. 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 ...

  46. This Day in Music

    July 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Yusuf Islam, born Stephen Georgiou and formerly known by his stage name Cat Stevens denies that he has in the past supported militant Islamic group Hamas. Islam was denied entry into Isr 2000 - Yusuf Islam, born Stephen Geo ...

  47. Lips Nailed For Cat Stevens Song Similarity

    June 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Flaming Lips have been forced to turn over publishing royalties to Cat Stevens as part of a settlement in which Stevens (real name: Yusuf Islam) alleged that the Lips' song "Fight Test" bore a ver The Flaming Lips have been forced ...

  48. Billboard Bits: Linkin Park, Timbaland, Yusuf Islam

    June 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Linkin Park, Timbaland, Yusuf Islam Linkin Park's Chester Bennington has been released from a Los Angeles hospital after suffering from severe back and abdominal pains . "I finally got out of the hospital over the weekend after nin ...

  49. Stars On 'Peace' Set For War Child Charity

    April 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Paul McCartney, Avril Lavigne, David Bowie, and Celine Dion are among the performers contributing material to a new album, "Peace Songs," that will benefit a Canadian charity for children who are vict Paul McCartney, Avril Lavigne, David B ...

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