Cat Stevens

1948 - Today

Cat Stevens

Yusuf Islam (born Steven Demetre Georgiou; 21 July 1948), commonly known by his stage name Cat Stevens, then Yusuf Islam, later simply Yusuf and eventually Yusuf/Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. His musical style consists of folk, pop, rock, and, in his later career, Islamic music, before returning to secular music in 2006. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.His 1967 debut album and its title song "Matthew and Son" both reached top ten in the UK charts. Stevens' albums Tea for the Tillerman (1970) and Teaser and the Firecat (1971) were certified triple platinum in the US. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cat Stevens has received more than 7,987,044 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 26th most popular musician.

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  • 8.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 71.07

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 56

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 12.11

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.48

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Cat Stevens ranks 27 out of 2,258Before him are Naruhito, Mark Knopfler, Chuck Berry, B.B. King, Eric Clapton, and Władysław Szpilman. After him are Miles Davis, Giuseppe Tartini, Bon Scott, Frank Zappa, Jeff Beck, and João Gilberto.

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Among people born in 1948, Cat Stevens ranks 5Before him are Al Gore, Charles, Prince of Wales, Jean Reno, and Gérard Depardieu. After him are Samuel L. Jackson, Svetlana Alexievich, Terry Pratchett, Hassan Rouhani, Ozzy Osbourne, Eckhart Tolle, and Henning Mankell.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Cat Stevens ranks 157 out of 5,347Before him are C. S. Lewis (1898), Julie Andrews (1935), John Logie Baird (1888), John Wycliffe (1324), Edward Smith (1850), and William IV of the United Kingdom (1765). After him are George Boole (1815), Princess Helena of the United Kingdom (1846), Thomas Newcomen (1663), Victoria, Princess Royal (1840), Francis Crick (1916), and Roald Dahl (1916).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Cat Stevens ranks 9Before him are Elton John (1947), George Harrison (1943), Ringo Starr (1940), Brian May (1947), Mark Knopfler (1949), and Eric Clapton (1945). After him are Bon Scott (1946), Jeff Beck (1944), Sting (1951), Roger Taylor (1949), John Deacon (1951), and Jimmy Page (1944).