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Cat Stevens

1948 - Today

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Yusuf Islam (born Steven Demetre Georgiou; 21 July 1948), commonly known by his stage names Cat Stevens, Yusuf, and Yusuf / Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. His musical style consists of folk, pop, rock, and, later in his career, Islamic music. He returned to making secular music in 2006. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cat Stevens has received more than 12,012,603 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Cat Stevens is the 35th most popular musician (down from 21st in 2019), the 195th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 151st in 2019) and the 14th most popular British Musician.

Cat Stevens is most famous for his song "Morning Has Broken" which is a popular children's song.

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  • 12M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 71.08

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 62

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.29

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Cat Stevens ranks 35 out of 2,662Before him are Bon Scott, Martha Argerich, Miles Davis, Jeff Beck, Frank Zappa, and Roger Taylor. After him are Björn Ulvaeus, Giuseppe Tartini, Maria Anna Mozart, Ronnie James Dio, Brian Jones, and Maurice Gibb.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1948, Cat Stevens ranks 9Before him are Jean Reno, Gérard Depardieu, Samuel L. Jackson, Svetlana Alexievich, Jean-Michel Jarre, and Terry Pratchett. After him are Eckhart Tolle, Ozzy Osbourne, Sauli Niinistö, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Jeremy Irons, and Hassan Rouhani.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Cat Stevens ranks 195 out of 7,765Before him are Arnold J. Toynbee (1889), J. K. Rowling (1965), Mary Tudor, Queen of France (1496), Thomas Newcomen (1663), Roald Dahl (1916), and Roger Taylor (1949). After him are George Best (1946), Edward the Black Prince (1330), Duns Scotus (1265), James Hunt (1947), Saint Ursula (400), and Ben Kingsley (1943).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Cat Stevens ranks 14Before him are Mark Knopfler (1949), Eric Clapton (1945), Keith Richards (1943), Bon Scott (1946), Jeff Beck (1944), and Roger Taylor (1949). After him are Brian Jones (1942), John Deacon (1951), Sting (1951), Lemmy (1945), David Gilmour (1946), and Roger Waters (1943).

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