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    11.29.19
    Lifetime Achievement Award
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    Lifetime Achievement Award

    On Thursday 28th November, Yusuf was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award by TRT, the Turkish Radio and Television corporation. Their World Citizen campaign seeks to recognise those who show great empathy and compassion for their fellow human beings, a respect for diversity and a desire to create positive change in the world. The 2019

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    06.15.19
    Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Speech
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    Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Speech

    The 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame Ceremony was a glorious celebration of the work of artists who have positively affected the lives of untold numbers of people worldwide. The songs they have delicately plucked from the ether are our shields against life’s struggles, a personal coach when we need motivation, a warm hug when spirits

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    06.12.19
    Songwriters Hall of Fame 2019
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    Songwriters Hall of Fame 2019

    On June the 13th Yusuf / Cat Stevens will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He is set to receive this prestigious honour at the Hall of Fame’s 50th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner as a member of the class of 2019 alongside Dallas Austin, Missy Elliott, Tom. T Hall, John Prine and

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    03.29.19
    Christchurch Memorial Service
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    Christchurch Memorial Service

    How long, how longHas this Peace Train been gone? Yusuf spoke from the heart when he addressed the crowd gathered in Christchurch’s North Hagley Park for the National Remembrance Service to honour and commemorate those killed and wounded in the atrocity on the 15th March. He praised the unity that the people of New Zealand

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    01.01.18
    Cat-ch up on 2017
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    Cat-ch up on 2017

    2017 proved to be a truly spectacular year for Yusuf / Cat Stevens. Indeed, with the release of The Laughing Apple, a hugely successful tour of South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, and with Yusuf becoming a grandad for the ninth time one might even go so far as to say that 2017 really ought

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    11.09.17
    A Cat’s Attic: Peace Train Tour – Opening Night
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    A Cat’s Attic: Peace Train Tour – Opening Night

    The stillness of a serene Johannesburg evening was well and truly shattered when Yusuf / Cat Stevens’ Peace Train steamed into town. The lights and glamour of his theatrical production transported a slice of London’s West End directly into the calm African night and the sounds and songs that defined an era of hope rang

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