Over the course of his career, Rod Stewart has been renowned as the finest singer of his generation; he’s written several songs that turned into modern standards and he’s had massive commercial success. Rod is one of rock & roll’s best interpretive singers as well as an accomplished, innovative songwriter whose work created a raw, loose, and charming combination of folk, rock, blues, and country. With his distinctive raspy singing voice, Stewart is among the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold over 250 million records worldwide. He has had 10 number-one albums and 31 top ten singles in the UK, six of which reached number one. He has had 16 top ten singles in the US, with four reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100. He was knighted, Sir Roderick David Stewart in the 2016 Birthday Honours for services to music and charity.