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Today's Icon at 11 O'Clock: Rod Stewart!

Today's Icon at 11 O'Clock: Rod Stewart!

Listen to three songs from Rod Stewart today at 11am!

With his distinctive raspy singing voice, Stewart came to prominence in the late 1960s and early 1970s with The Jeff Beck Group and then Faces. He launched his solo career in 1969 with his debut album The Rod Stewart Album.


Rod Stewart performs during the launch of his two-year residency 'Rod Stewart: The Hits.' at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace August 24, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) More Photos

With his career in its fifth decade, Stewart has sold over 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the best selling artists of all time. He has had 16 top ten singles in the U.S, with four of these reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100. In 2008, Billboard magazine ranked him the 17th most successful artist on the "The Billboard Hot 100 Top All-Time Artists".

Watch "Maggie May" from MTV's Unplugged:

He was voted at No. 33 in Q Magazine's list of the top 100 Greatest Singers of all time, and No. 59 on Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Singers of all time. As a solo artist, Stewart was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994, and was inducted a second time, as a member of Faces, in April 2012.

Watch an entire Rod Stewart and The Faces concert from April 1st, 1972:

Listen to Rod Stewart on iHeartRadio.

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