Cliff Richard

Sir Cliff Richard is an English singer who holds both British and Barbadian citizenship. He has total sales of over 21.5 million singles in the United Kingdom and is the third-top-selling artist in UK Singles Chart history, behind the Beatles and Elvis Presley. Richard was originally marketed as a rebellious rock and roll singer in the style of Presley and Little Richard. With his backing group, the Shadows, he dominated the British popular music scene in the pre-Beatles period of the late 1950s to early 1960s. His 1958 hit single "Move It" is often described as Britain's first authentic rock and roll song. In the early 1960s, he had a prosperous screen career with films including The Young Ones, Summer Holiday and Wonderful Life and his own television show at the BBC. Increased focus on his Christian faith and subsequent softening of his music led to a more middle-of-the-road image, and he sometimes ventured into contemporary Christian music.

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Alison Hammond praised by fans as she calls out Cliff Richard for 'fat shaming' comments

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Sir Cliff Richard pays touching tribute to 'dear friend' Olivia Newton-John with reworked 'emotional' duet as he announces new album to mark his 65th year in music

Weights and dates! Sir Cliff Richard reveals the photos for his 2024 calendar as the music icon admits they were all taken on a 'fabulously relaxing cruise'

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas and Emma Watson lead the stars on the penultimate day of Wimbledon

Cliff Richard posts heartbreaking tribute after death of close friend who lived with him for 30 years

Sir Cliff Richard proposes collaboration with Stormzy for 2023 Christmas song

Sir Cliff Richard says he would like to collaborate with Stormzy on a Christmas single

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Sir Cliff Richard, 82, reveals the secrets of his longevity

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Saturday Kitchen viewers ‘switch off’ over Cliff Richard appearance

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Sir Cliff Richard poses with Stormzy's album as he goes head-to-head with the rapper in the charts