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07.10.07
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Yusuf Awarded Honorary Doctorate

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

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07.08.07
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Yusuf Islam Special Guest at Live Earth in Hamburg

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

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06.29.07
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Yusuf at Live Charity Event in Germany

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

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06.26.07
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Cafe Sessions on DVD Now!

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

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06.04.07
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Yusuf Receives Ivor Novello Award

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

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03.26.07
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Yusuf Presented with the Echo Award

Yusuf has been awarded the prestigious ECHO Award for his life’s work as a musician and ambassador for peace between cultures. On receiving the award Yusuf said, “I do not believe in the theory of a clash of civilizations; I believe humanity is one civilization, like a river made up from many sources. What is

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