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Irish Pop Singer Sinead O'Connor Converts to Islam and is Now Called Shuhada' Davitt

The singer sang the Azzan online, and generally seems to be enjoying her new religion.

Staff Writer

Sinead O'Connor – now known as Shuhada' Davitt – has just made a public announcement on Twitter, claiming that she has converted to Islam, and that the Islamic faith is the "natural conclusion of any intelligent theologian's journey."

"All scripture study leads to Islam, which makes all other scriptures redundant," she said.

O'Connor, 51, has posted several pictures of herself bearing the hijab on her head, and has also posted a video of her singing the azzan (prayer call) in Arabic. She apologised about her mispronunciation of some words.

O'Connor is an Irish singer and songwriter who rose to fame in the late '80s with the release of her debut album The Lion and The Cobra. In 1990, O'Connor released a cover of  Prince's song Nothing Compares to You, which earned her worldwide success and global recognition. 

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