Yusuf Islam will be joining an all star line up on September 21st 2007 for the Peace One Day concert, to be held at the Royal Albert Hall. The concert, which will form part of Peace Day, will also feature live performances from Annie Lennox, Marc Almond, Corrine Bailey Rae, James Morrison and Kate Nash.
With the Islamic holy month of Ramadan approaching, Yusuf Islam has been in Jamal Records’ new Vox Studios in Dubai recording his second album of songs for children. This new collection will be a welcome follow up to the highly successful I LOOK, I SEE release on Jamal Records. RAMADAN MOON has been chosen as
Yusuf Islam has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Exeter in a ceremony attended by esteemed personalities including His Excellency Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, and guitarist Brian May. The prestigious degree was bestowed upon Yusuf in recognition of his humanitarian work, and his efforts towards improving understanding between Islamic and western cultures. Yusuf
On Saturday 7th July, Yusuf provided a spectacular finale to the awesome Live Earth concert in Hamburg. As the evening’s special guest, Yusuf closed the event with a five song set that included the classics “Ruins”, “Wild World” and “Peace Train” as well as a stunning rendition of the Stevie Wonder song “Saturn”. Yusuf said
Yusuf will be participating at a Charity Event in support of Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s Peace Centre in South Africa and Deborah & Carlos Santana’s Milagro foundation in Bochum, Germany. He will be speaking at the ‘Challenge Future’ conference on June 30th and also performing a live set with his band in the Charity concert on
Yusuf’s Cafe Sessions concert at Porchester Hall marked his return to full-length performance after a 28 year gap. The DVD includes classics both old and new, as well as ‘A Few Good Songs’; an hour long BBC production with Alan Yentob looking at Yusuf’s life, loves, music and beliefs. Also included in the DVD are
The past 12 months have been very special for Yusuf. Having made a return to music after an absence of over 28 years and releasing his critically acclaimed album ‘An Other Cup’, Yusuf has now been honoured the prestigious Ivor Novello for Outstanding Song Collection. Winners in recent years include U2, New Order and Freddie