Rod Stewart 1945 – Present

Rod Stewart

Father – Robert Joseph Stewart
Mother – Elsie Rebecca Gilbart
Spouses – Alana Collins-Hamilton, Rachel Hunter, Penny Lancaster
Children – Sarah Streeter (adopted); Kimberly Alana, Sean Roderick (by Alana); Ruby (by Kelly Emberg); Renee Cecili, Liam McAlister (by Rachel Hunter); Alastair Wallace, Aiden Patrick (by Penny Lancaster)

1945 (10th January)
Rod Stewart was born Roderick David to Robert Joseph Stewart and Elise Rebecca nee Gilbart at Highgate, London in the last year of the Second World War. He was the couple’s fifth child – his two elder brothers Don and Bob and two elder sisters Mary and Peggy were born before the war in Scotland. The family owned a newsagent’s and lived above the shop.
1949 (September)
Rod began his education at Highgate Primary School.
1955 (October)
Rod failed the eleven plus examination. This was a test for all children to determine whether they attended an academic grammar school or a secondary modern school.
1956 (September)
Rod attended William Grimshaw Secondary Modern School in Muswell Hill, London. Although he was not academic, Stewart was excellent at football. He was enjoyed model railways.
1959 (during)
Stewart’s father bought him a guitar.
1960 (during)
Stewart and a group of school friends formed a skiffle group called Kool Kats.
1960 (Summer)
Rod went for trials at Brentford FC. Although some sources state that he was taken on as an apprentice but left soon afterwards, more recent biographies claim he was never taken on by the club.
1960 (late)
Having left school, Stewart worked at a variety of jobs including: delivering newspapers for his father, digging graves at Highgate Cemetery, building fences, silk screen printing and working in a funeral parlour.
1961 (Easter)
Rod took part in the annual Aldermaston March, protesting against nuclear weapons.
1962 (during)
Stewart and a group of friends lived on a derelict houseboat in Shoreham until they were moved on by the police.
1962 (during)
Rod had learnt to play the harmonica and made some money busking. He began playing with singer Wizz Jones.
1962 (during)
Rod Stewart began a relationship with Suzannah Boffey. She became pregnant and had a baby girl. The child, Sarah, was adopted and the couple’s relationship ended.
1962 (Easter)
Rod took part in the annual Aldermaston March, protesting against nuclear weapons.
1963 (during)
Rod Stewart and Wizz Jones travelled to Paris and Barcelona busking to make money and sleeping rough. They were deported from Spain.
1963 (October)
Rod Stewart joined the group The Dimensions as a harmonica player.
1963 (Easter)
Rod took part in the annual Aldermaston March, protesting against nuclear weapons.
1964 (during)
Having left The Dimensions, Stewart played harmonica with Long John Baldry and the All Stars. He also sang at some of their concerts.
1964 (June)
Rod featured on the Long John Baldry song ‘Up Above My Head’ which was the B-side of Baldry’s single ‘You’ll Be Mine’.
1964 (August)
Stewart signed a recording contract with Decca Records.
1964 (October)
Stewart’s first solo single ‘Good Morning Little Schoolgirl’, a cover of the Sonny Boy Williamson song, was released. It failed to reach the charts.
1965 (during)
The single ‘The Day Will Come’, was released. It failed to reach the charts.
1965 (during)
Rod, Long John Baldry, Brian Auger, Julie Driscoll, Micky Waller, Vic Briggs and Ricky Fenson formed a group named Steampacket. The group never recorded any material due to solo commitments of the members.
1965 (during)
Rod Stewart began a relationship with Jennie Rylance.
1965 (July)
Steampacket appeared as support group for The Rolling Stones.
1965 (late)
Stewart released the single ‘The Day Will Come’. It failed to reach the charts.
1965 (late)
The single ‘Shake’, a cover of the Sam Cooke song, was released. It failed to reach the charts.
1966 (March)
Rod left Steampacket.
1966 (May)
Rod Stewart joined the group Shotgun Express – Beryl Marsden, Mick Fleetwood, Peter Green and Peter Bardens.
1966 (October)
Shotgun Express released the single ‘I Could Feel the Whole World Turn Round’. It failed to reach the charts.
1966 (late October)
The group Shotgun Express disbanded.
1967 (during)
Rod’s relationship with Jennie Rylance ended.
1967 (February)
Jeff Beck asked Stewart to sing vocals in his new group – the Jeff Beck Group.
1968 (Spring)
The Jeff Beck Group made a tour of Europe.
1968 (March)
The single ‘Little Miss Understood’ was released. It failed to reach the charts.
1968 (June)
The Jeff Beck Group made a six week tour of the United States.
1968 (August)
The Jeff Beck Group released the album ‘Truth’. It reached number 15 in the US charts.
1968 (8th October)
Rod Stewart signed a recording contract with Mercury Records.
1969 (June)
The Jeff Beck Group released the album ‘Beck-Ola’. It reached number 39 in the UK and number 15 in the US charts.
1969 (July)
Stewart left the Jeff Beck Group to focus on his solo career.
1969 (18th October)
Stewart joined remaining members of The Small Faces and they formed a new group Faces.
1970 (during)
The single ‘Its All Over Now’ was released. It failed to reach the charts.
1970 (February)
Stewart released his first solo album ‘An Old Raincoat Won’t Ever Let You Down’. It reached number 139 in the US charts.
1970 (27th March)
Faces released the album ‘First Step’. It reached number 119 in the US charts.
1970 (12th June)
The album ‘Gasoline Alley’ was released. It reached number 62 in the UK and number 27 in the US charts.
1970 (during)
The single ‘Dirty Old Town’ was released. It failed to reach the charts.
1971 (during)
Rod Stewart began a relationship with Dee Harrington.
1971 (during)
Rod Stewart and the Faces released the single ‘I Know I’m Losing You’. It failed to reach the charts.
1971 (February)
Rod Stewart and the Faces released the album ‘Long Player’.
1971 (28th May)
The album ‘Every Picture Tells a Story’ was released. It reached number 1 in the UK and US charts.
1971 (July)
The double A sided single ‘Reason to Believe/ Maggie May’ was released. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 1 in the US.
1971 (17th November)
Rod Stewart and the Faces released the album ‘A Nod’s As Good As a Wink… to a Blind Horse’. It reached number 2 in the UK and number 6 in the US charts.
1971 (December)
Rod Stewart and the Faces released the single ‘Stay with Me’. It reached number 6 in the UK and number 17 in the US charts..
1972 (during)
The single ‘Handbags and Gladrags’ was released. It reached number 42 in the US charts.
1972 (21st July)
The album ‘Never a Dull Moment’ was released. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 13 in the US charts.
1972 (12th August)
The single ‘You Wear it Well’ was released. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 13 in the US.
1972 (October)
The double A-sided single ‘Angel/ What Made Milwaukee Famous (Has Made A Loser Out Of Me)’ was released. It reached number 4 in the UK charts.
1973 (February)
The Faces released the single ‘Cindy Incidentally’ was released. It reached number 2 in the UK and number 48 in the US.
1973 (March)
Rod Stewart and the Faces released the album ‘Ooh La La’. It reached number 1 in the UK.
1973 (Summer)
Rod Stewart and the Faces released the single ‘Oh No Not My Baby’. It reached number 6 in the UK and number 59 in the US.
1973 (August)
The cover single ‘Twisting the Night Away’ was released. It reached number 59 in the US.
1973 (10th August)
The compilation album ‘Sing It Again Rod’ was released. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 2 in the US charts.
1974 (10th January)
Rod Stewart and the Faces released the live album ‘Coast to Coast’. It reached number 3 in the UK and number 63 in the US charts.
1974 (September)
The double A sided single ‘Farewell/ Bring It On Home to Me’ was released. It reached number 7 in the UK.
1974 (4th October)
The album ‘Smiler’ was released. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 13 in the US charts.
1974 (late)
Rod Stewart parted company with Mercury records and signed a deal with Warner Bros. He also moved to Los Angeles to escape the 83% top rate of tax introduced by Harold Wilson.
1975 (during)
Rod’s relationship with Dee Harrington ended.
1975 (during)
Rod Stewart began a relationship with model Britt Ekland.
1975 (during)
Rod Stewart and the Faces made two tours of the United States.
1975 (Summer)
The single ‘Sailing’ was released. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 58 in the US.
1975 (15th August)
The album ‘Atlantic Crossing’ was released. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 9 in the US charts.
1975 (November)
The single ‘This Old Heart of Mine’ was released. It reached number 4 in the UK and number 83 in the US.
1975 (late)
The Faces disbanded after Rod Stewart left and Ron Wood joined the Rolling Stones.
1976 (April)
The compilation album ‘The Best of Rod Stewart’ was released. It reached number 18 in the UK and number 90 in the US charts.
1976 (May)
The single ‘Tonight’s The Night’ was released. It reached number 5 in the UK and number 1 in the US.
1976 (18th June)
The album ‘A Night on the Town’ was released. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 2 in the US charts.
1976 (August)
The single ‘The Killing of Georgie Parts 1 and 2’ was released. It reached number 2 in the UK and number 30 in the US.
1976 (Autumn)
Rod Stewart performed his first solo UK tour.
1976 (late)
The cover single ‘Get Back’ was released. It reached number 11 in the UK.
1976 (November)
The compilation album ‘The Best of Rod Stewart Vol 2’ was released. It reached number 102 in the US charts.
1976 (December)
The single ‘Maggie May’ was re-released. It reached number 13 in the UK.
1977 (during)
Stewart’s relationship with model Britt Ekland ended.
1977 (Summer)
The double A-side single ‘I Don’t Want to Talk About It/ The First Cut Is the Deepest’ was released. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 46 in the US.
1977 (1st October)
Stewart began his 3 month tour of the United States.
1977 (7th October)
The single ‘You’re in My Heart (The Final Acclaim)’ was released. It reached number 3 in the UK and number 4 in the US.
1977 (28th October)
The single ‘Hot Legs’ was released. It reached number 5 in the UK and number 28 in the US.
1977 (4th November)
The album ‘Foot Loose and Fancy Free’ was released. It reached number 3 in the UK and number 2 in the US charts.
1978 (April)
The single ‘I Was Only Joking’ was released. It reached number 5 in the UK and number 22 in the US.
1978 (May)
Rod Stewart and the Scotland national football team released the single ‘Ole Ola (Mulher Brasilerira)’. It reached number 4 in the UK charts.
1978 (10th November)
The single ‘Da’ Ya’ Think I’m Sexy’ was released. It reached number 1 in the UK and US charts.
1978 (17th November)
The album ‘Blondes Have More Fun’ was released. It reached number 3 in the UK and number 1 in the US charts.
1978 (20th November)
Stewart began a 7 month world tour.
1978 (December)
The single ‘Ain’t Love a Bitch’ was released. It reached number 11 in the UK and number 22 in the US charts.
1979 (during)
Rod Stewart made a six month tour of the United States.
1979 (April)
The single ‘Blondes (Have More Fun)’ was released. It reached number 63 in the UK charts.
1979 (6th April)
Rod Stewart married actress Alana Collins-Hamilton, who was divorced from George Hamilton.
1979 (21st August)
A daughter, Kimberley Alana was born to Rod and Alana Stewart.
1979 (12th October)
The compilation album ‘Greatest Hits Vol 1’ was released. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 22 in the US charts.
1980 (April)
The single ‘(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want to Be Right’ was released. It reached number 23 in the UK charts.
1980 (1st September)
A son, Sean Roderick was born to Rod and Alana Stewart.
1980 (11th October)
Stewart began his 7 month Foolish Behaviour world tour.
1980 (late October)
The single ‘Passion’ was released. It reached number 17 in the UK and number 5 in the US.
1980 (21st November)
The album ‘Foolish Behaviour’ was released. It reached number 4 in the UK and number 12 in the US charts.
1981 (during)
The single ‘Oh God I Wish I Was Home Tonight’ was released. It reached number 71 in the US charts.
1981 (October)
The single ‘Tonight I’m Yours (Don’t Hurt Me)’ was released. It reached number 8 in the UK and number 20 in the US charts.
1981 (November)
The single ‘Young Turks’ was released. It reached number 11 in the UK and number 5 in the US charts.
1981 (6th November)
The album ‘Tonight I’m Yours’ was released. It failed to chart in the UK or the US.
1981 (11th November)
Rod began a 5 month tour of the United States.
1981 (21st November)
The single ‘Somebody Special’ was released. It reached number 71 in the US charts.
1982 (February)
The single ‘How Long’ was released. It reached number 41 in the UK and number 49 in the US charts.
1982 (during)
A cover of the Bob Dylan song ‘Just Like a Woman’ was released. It failed to reach the charts.
1982 (6th November)
The live album ‘Absolutely Live’ was released. It reached number 35 in the UK and number 63 in the US charts.
1983 (during)
Rod began a relationship with model Kelly Emberg.
1983 (25th May)
Stewart began a 3 month world tour to promote his album ‘Body Wishes’.
1983 (27th May)
The single ‘Baby Jane’ was released. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 14 in the US charts.
1983 (10th June)
The album ‘Body Wishes’ was released. It reached number 5 in the UK and number 30 in the US charts.
1983 (August)
The single ‘What Am I Gonna Do (I’m So In Love with You)’ was released. It reached number 3 in the UK and number 35 in the US charts.
1983 (December)
The single ‘Sweet Surrender’ was released. It reached number 23 in the UK charts.
1984 (2nd February)
Rod and Alana Stewart were divorced.
1984 (May)
The single ‘Infatuation’ was released. It reached number 27 in the UK and number 6 in the US charts.
1984 (18th June)
The album ‘Camouflage’ was released. It reached number 8 in the UK and number 18 in the US charts.
1984 (July)
The single ‘Some Guys Have All The Luck’ was released. It reached number 15 in the UK and number 10 in the US charts.
1984 (3rd July)
Stewart began an 8 month world tour to promote his album ‘Camouflage’.
1984 (November)
The single ‘Trouble’ was released. It reached number 95 in the UK charts.
1985 (June)
Rod Stewart and Jeff Beck released the single ‘People Get Ready’. It reached number 81 in the UK and number 48 in the US charts.
1985 (November)
The single ‘Trouble’ was released. It reached number 95 in the UK charts.
1986 (23rd May)
The album ‘Every Beat of My Heart’ was released. It reached number 5 in the UK and number 28 in the US charts.
1986 (May)
The single ‘Love Touch’ was released. It reached number 27 in the UK and number 6 in the US charts.
1986 (26th June)
Rod began a 5 month tour of Europe.
1986 (July)
The single ‘Every Beat of My Heart’ was released. It reached number 2 in the UK and number 83 in the US charts.
1986 (September)
The single ‘Another Heartache’ was released. It reached number 54 in the UK and number 52 in the US charts.
1986 (late November)
The single ‘In My Life’ was released. It reached number 80 in the UK charts.
1987 (March)
The single ‘Sailing’ was re-released as a charity single following the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster off Zeebrugge. It reached number 41 in the UK charts.
1987 (17th June)
A daughter, Ruby, was born to Rod Stewart and Kelly Emberg.
1987 (July)
The single ‘Twistin’ the Night Away’ was released. Rod had recorded the song for the film Innerspace. It reached number 80 in the US charts.
1988 (May)
The single ‘Lost in You’ was released. It reached number 21 in the UK and number 12 in the US charts.
1988 (23rd May)
The album ‘Out of Order’ was released. It reached number 11 in the UK and number 20 in the US charts.
1988 (1st July)
Stewart began a 13 month tour of North and South America to promote his album ‘Out of Order’.
1988 (3rd July)
The single ‘Forever Young’ was released. It reached number 27 in the UK and number 12 in the US charts.
1988 (22nd September)
The single ‘My Heart Can’t Tell You No’ was released. It reached number 49 in the UK and number 4 in the US charts.
1989 (early)
The single ‘Crazy About Her’ was released. It reached number 11 in the US charts.
1989 (November)
The single ‘This Old Heart of Mine’, featuring Ronald Isley, was released. It reached number 51 in the UK and number 10 in the US charts.
1989 (27th November)
The compilation album ‘The Best of Rod Stewart’ was released. It reached number 3 in the UK charts.
1989 (November)
The 4 disc collection ‘Storyteller – The Complete Anthology: 1964 – 1990’ was released. It reached number 23 in the UK and number 54 in the US charts.
1989 (late)
The single ‘Downtown Train’ was released. It reached number 10 in the UK and number 3 in the US charts.
1990 (March)
The compilation album ‘Downtown Train’ was released in the United States. It reached number 3 in the US charts.
1990 (Summer)
Rod Stewart and Kelly Emberg ended their relationship.
1990 (November)
Rod Stewart and Tina Turner released the single ‘It Takes Two’. It reached number 5 in the UK charts.
1990 (15th December)
Rod Stewart married actress and model Rachel Hunter.
1991 (March)
The single ‘Rhythm of My Heart’ was released. It reached number 3 in the UK and number 5 in the US charts.
1991 (25th March)
Stewart began a 12 month world tour to promote his album ‘Vagabond Heart’.
1991 (26th March)
The album ‘Vagabond Heart’ was released. It reached number 2 in the UK and number 10 in the US charts.
1991 (August)
The single ‘The Motown Song’ featuring The Temptations was released. It reached number 10 in the UK and number 10 in the US charts.
1991 (August)
Stewart featured on the Glass Tiger single ‘My Town’. It reached number 33 in the UK charts.
1991 (September)
The single ‘Broken Arrow’ was released. It reached number 54 in the UK and number 20 in the US charts.
1992 (February)
Rod Stewart and Jeff Beck re-released the single ‘People Get Ready’. It reached number 49 in the UK charts.
1992 (March)
The single ‘Tom Traubert’s Blues (Waltzing Matilda)’ was released. It reached number 6 in the UK charts.
1992 (17th April)
The cover single ‘Your Song’ was released. It reached number 41 in the UK and number 41 in the US charts.
1992 (June)
A daughter Renee Cecili was born to Rod Stewart and Rachel Hunter.
1993 (16th February)
Rod Stewart won a Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music.
1993 (February)
The cover single ‘Ruby Tuesday’ was released. It reached number 11 in the UK charts.
1993 (22nd February)
The compilation album ‘Lead Vocalist’ was released. It reached number 3 in the UK charts.
1993 (April)
The single ‘Shotgun Wedding’ was released. It reached number 21 in the UK charts.
1993 (24th May)
The live album ‘Unplugged … and Seated’ was released. It reached number 2 in the UK and the US charts.
1993 (June)
The single ‘Have I Told You Lately (live)’ was released. It reached number 5 in the UK and number 5 in the US charts.
1993 (28th July)
Stewart began a 5 month tour of North America.
1993 (August)
The single ‘Reason to Believe (live)’ was released. It reached number 51 in the UK and number 19 in the US charts.
1993 (16th November)
Rod Stewart, Bryan Adams and Sting released the single ‘All For Love’. The song was from the Three Musketeers film soundtrack. It reached number 2 in the UK and number 1 in the US charts.
1993 (December)
The Stewart/Beck single ‘People Get Ready (live)’ was released. It reached number 45 in the UK charts.
1994 (during)
Stewart was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
1994 (5th September)
A son, Liam McAlister was born to Rod Stewart and Rachel Hunter.
1995 (May)
The single ‘You’re the Star’ was released. It reached number 19 in the UK charts.
1995 (29th May)
The album ‘A Spanner in the Works’ was released. It reached number 4 in the UK and number 35 in the US charts.
1995 (8th June)
Stewart began a 11 month world tour to promote his album ‘A Spanner in the Works’.
1995 (July)
The single ‘Leave Virginia Alone’ was released. It reached number 52 in the US charts.
1995 (August)
The single ‘Lady Luck’ was released. It reached number 56 in the UK charts.
1996 (June)
Rod Stewart and the Scotland Euro 1996 Squad released the single ‘Purple Heather’. It reached number 16 in the UK charts.
1996 (12th November)
The compilation album ‘If We Fall in Love Tonight’ was released. It reached number 8 in the UK and number 19 in the US charts.
1996 (December)
The single ‘If We Fall in Love Tonight’ was released. It reached number 58 in the UK and number 54 in the US charts.
1997 (13th October)
N-Trance, featuring Rod Stewart, released the single ‘Da Ya Think I’m Sexy’. It reached number 7 in the UK charts.
1998 (18th May)
The single ‘Ooh La La’ was released. It reached number 16 in the UK and number 39 in the US charts.
1998 (29th May)
The album ‘When We Were the New Boys’ was released. It reached number 2 in the UK and number 44 in the US charts.
1998 (2nd June)
Stewart began a 12 month world tour.
1998 (August)
The single ‘Rocks’ was released. It reached number 55 in the UK charts.
1999 (during)
Rod Stewart and Rachel Hunter separated. Rod began dating photographer, model and TV personality Penny Lancaster.
1999 (April)
The single ‘Faith of the Heart’ was released. It reached number 60 in the UK charts.
2000 (during)
Rod Stewart moved from Warner Bros to Atlantic Records.
2000 (May)
It was discovered that Stewart had a cancerous growth on his thyroid gland. The news was kept secret. He was unable to record any material while treatment was ongoing.
2001 (March)
The single ‘I Can’t Deny It’ was released. It reached number 26 in the UK charts.
2001 (12th March)
The album ‘Human’ was released. It reached number 9 in the UK and number 50 in the US charts.
2001 (May)
The single ‘Don’t Come Around Here’ was released. It reached number 79 in the UK charts.
2001 (1st June)
Stewart began a 6 month tour of North America.
2001 (12th November)
The compilation album ‘The Story So Far: The Very Best of Rod Stewart’ was released. It reached number 7 in the UK and number 40 in the US charts.
2002 (during)
Stewart was given a Diamond Award from the World Music Awards for selling 100 million records worldwide.
2002 (January)
Stewart began a 7 month world tour.
2002 (3rd June)
Rod performed at the Party at the Palace held to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.
2002 (22nd October)
The album ‘It Had to Be You: The Great American Songbook’ was released. It reached number 8 in the UK and number 4 in the US charts.
2003 (14th October)
The album ‘As Time Goes By: The Great American Songbook Volume II’ was released. It reached number 4 in the UK and number 2 in the US charts.
2004 (6th February)
Stewart began a 7 month tour of North America and the United Kingdom.
2004 (19th October)
The album ‘Stardust: The Great American Songbook Volume III’ was released. It reached number 3 in the UK and number 1 in the US charts.
2005 (9th February)
Stewart began a 5 month world tour.
2005 (12th March)
The Small Faces/Rod Stewart single ‘Don’t Burst My Bubble/ Come Home Baby’ featuring PP Arnold was released. It reached number 93 in the UK charts.
2005 (11th October)
Rod Stewart was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
2005 (18th October)
The album ‘Thanks for the Memory: The Great American Songbook Volume IV’ was released. It reached number 3 in the UK and number 2 in the US charts.
2005 (27th November)
A son, Alastair Wallace was born to Rod Stewart and Penny Lancaster.
2006 (during)
Stewart was inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame.
2006 (10th October)
The album ‘Still the Same … Great Rock Classics of Our Time’ was released. It reached number 4 in the UK and number 1 in the US charts.
2006 (2nd November)
Rod Stewart and Rachel Hunter were divorced.
2007 (1st January)
Rod Stewart was awarded Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the UK New Year Honours List.
2007 (12th January)
Stewart began a 8 month world tour.
2007 (16th June)
Rod Stewart married model and TV presenter Penny Lancaster.
2007 (1st July)
Stewart performed at the Concert for Diana held at Wembley Stadium, London.
2007 (12th December)
Rod Stewart performed at the Royal Variety Perfomance which was attended by Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.
2008 (18th February)
Stewart began a 8 month world tour.
2008 (November)
The compilation album ‘Some Guys Have All the Luck/The Definitive Rod Stewart’ was released. It reached number 19 in the UK and number 21 in the US charts.
2009 (28th January)
Stewart began a 6 month world tour.
2009 (17th October)
The album ‘Soulbook’ was released. It reached number 9 in the UK and number 4 in the US charts.
2010 (7th May)
Stewart began a 5 month world tour.
2010 (19th October)
The album ‘Fly Me To The Moon: The Great American Songbook Volume V’ was released. It reached number 5 in the UK and number 4 in the US charts.
2011 (17th February)
A son, Aiden Patrick was born to Rod Stewart and Penny Lancaster-Stewart.
2011 (20th March)
Stewart began an 8 month tour of North and South America.
2011 (24th August)
Rod began a two year residency at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas.
2012 (31st January)
Stewart began a 9 month world tour.
2012 (7th June)
Stewart signed a recording contract with Universal Music Group.
2012 (October)
Rod Stewart’s autobiography ‘Rod: The Autobiography’ was published.
2012 (30th October)
The album ‘Merry Christmas Baby’ was released. It reached number 2 in the UK and number 3 in the US charts.
2012 (December)
The single ‘Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas’ was released. It reached number 51 in the UK charts.
2013 (23rd January)
Stewart began a 6 week tour of the United States.
2013 (May)
The single ‘It’s Over’ was released. It reached number 91 in the UK charts.
2013 (3rd May)
The album ‘Time’ was released. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 7 in the US charts.
2013 (1st June)
Stewart began a 7 month tour of Europe, the United Kingdom and the United States.
2013 (November)
The single ‘Forever Young’ was released. It reached number 55 in the UK charts.
2014 (22nd February)
Stewart began a 9 month tour of north and south America.
2015 (27th January)
Rod Stewart began a 6 month world tour.
2015 (8th May)
Rod Stewart, Mark Ronson and Miguel featured on the ASAP Rocky single ‘Everyday’. It reached number 56 in the UK and number 92 in the US charts.
2015 (23rd October)
The album ‘Another Country’ was released. It reached number 2 in the UK and number 20 in the US charts.
2016 (9th March)
Stewart began a 7 month world tour.
2016 (10th June)
Stewart was awarded a knighthood in the Queen’s birthday honours list.
2017 (during)
Stewart was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He was given treatment which removed the cancer.
2017 (19th February)
Stewart began a 8 month world tour.
2018 (28th September)
The album ‘Blood Red Roses’ was released. It reached number 1 in the UK and number 62 in the US charts.
2019 (31st May)
Stewart began a tour of the United Kingdom.
2019 (22nd November)
The compilation album ‘You’re in My Heart: Rod Stewart with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’ was released. It reached number 1 in the UK charts.

 

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