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About Yusuf Islam
Yusuf Islam (born Steven Demetre Georgiou, 21 July 1948), best known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British musician. He is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, educator, philanthropist and prominent convert to Islam.As Cat Stevens, he has sold over 60 million albums around the world since the late 1960s. His albums Tea for the Tillerman and Teaser and the Firecat were both certified as Triple Platinum by the RIAA in the United States; his album Catch Bull at Four sold half a million copies in the first two weeks of release alone, and was Billboard's number-one LP for three consecutive weeks. He has also earned two ASCAP songwriting awards in consecutive years, for "The First Cut Is the Deepest", which has been a hit single for four different artists. Stevens converted to Islam at the height of his fame in December, 1977, and adopted his Muslim name, Yusuf Islam, the following year. In 1979 he auctioned all his guitars away for charity and left his music career to devote himself to educational and philanthropic causes in the Muslim community. He has been given several awards for his work in promoting peace in the world, including 2003's World Award, the 2004 Man for Peace Award and the 2007 Mediterranean Prize for Peace. In 2006, he returned to pop music, with his first album of new pop songs in 28 years, entitled An Other Cup. He now goes by the single name Yusuf. He currently lives with his wife and children in London, and spends part of each year in Dubai. His newest album, Roadsinger, was released on May 5, 2009.

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United Kingdom Musicians Ranking

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3. Engelbert H. 82161
4. Les McKeown 17385
5. Sami Yusuf 8230
6. Freddie Mercury 4592
7. Yusuf Islam 1685
8. John Lennon 1622
9. Sarah Brightman 1289
10. Thom Yorke 1072
11. Mark Knopfler 912

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257. Ivi Adamou 1776
258. Kazım Koyuncu 1775
259. Michalis Hatzigiani 1732
260. Tom Jobim 1685
261. Yusuf Islam 1685
262. MBLAQ 1681
263. Lil Wayne 1677
264. Rashed Al-Majed 1676
265. Şebnem Ferah 1639

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