Sir Cliff Richard is a British pop singer, musician, performer, actor and philanthropist.
He is the third-top-selling singles artist in the United Kingdom's history, with total
sales of over 21 million in the UK and has reportedly sold an estimated 250 million
records worldwide. With his backing group the Shadows, Richard, originally positioned
as a rebellious rock and roll singer in the style of Little Richard and Elvis Presley,
dominated the British popular music scene in the pre-Beatles period.