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Elton John

Born: March 25, 1947 (age 68) in Pinner

Elton John

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Sir Elton Hercules John CBE is an English singer, songwriter, composer, pianist, record producer, and occasional actor.

He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin as his songwriter partner since 1967; they have collaborated on more than 30 albums to date.

In his five-decade career Elton John has sold more than 300 million records, making him one of the best-selling music artists in the world.

He has more than fifty Top 40 hits, including seven consecutive No. 1 US albums, 58 Billboard Top 40 singles, 27 Top 10, four No. 2 and nine No. 1.

For 31 consecutive years he had at least one song in the Billboard Hot 100.

His single "Something About the Way You Look Tonight"/"Candle in the Wind 1997" sold over 33 million copies worldwide and is "the best-selling single of all time".

He has received six Grammy Awards, five Brit Awards – winning two awards for Outstanding Contribution to Music and the first Brits Icon in 2013 for his "lasting impact on British culture", an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Tony Award, a Disney Legend award, and the Kennedy Center Honors in 2004.

In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked him Number 49 on its list of 100 influential musicians of the rock and roll era.


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Elton John's Blue Steel rivals Derek Zoolander's

Derek Zoolander may only have one look, but he puts everything he has into it Ben Stiller has been doing the rounds to promote Zoolander 2 in the UK, and Graham Norton asked him how he achieves that..
Mashable 56 minutes ago

Full Episode: WN 02/05/16: Deadly Crane Collapse in NYC

Down to the wire for presidential candidates in New Hampshire; Elton John's special gift to commuters.
ABCNews.com 7 hours ago

Videos for Elton John

News video: Elton John Calls Two Sons His ‘Greatest Decision’

Elton John Calls Two Sons His ‘Greatest Decision’ 01:33

At 69, Elton John is showing no signs of slowing down, either at work or at home. The legendary entertainer surprised a horde of London commuters by giving an impromptu performance at St. Pancras..
Source: The Insider by Yahoo V2 - 9 hours ago

News video: Commuters Get Surprise Performance From Elton John

Commuters Get Surprise Performance From Elton John 00:41

Elton John played for commuters at St. Pancreas International Station. John stood in the middle of the station, sat down at a brand new Yamaha piano, and played. John wrote a small note on top of the..
Source: Wochit Entertainment - 11 hours ago

News video: New Music Releases: Rihanna's Anti, Junior Boys' Latest, and Elton John Hits the Studio Again

New Music Releases: Rihanna's Anti, Junior Boys' Latest, and Elton John Hits the Studio Again 01:19

<p>In this week's New Releases Roundup, we're highlighting the latest from Rihanna, Junior Boys, and Elton John.​</p>
Source: AllMusic - 13 hours ago

News video: All the Hollywood News

All the Hollywood News 01:02

Ryan Reynolds jokingly defends naming his daughter after his father. "In the spectrum of weird celebrity baby names, I don't really feel like we're breaking new ground here. I didn't call her Summer..
Source: Hollywood TV - 15 hours ago

News video: Elton John plays the piano at St.Pancras

Elton John plays the piano at St.Pancras 01:20

Music star Elton John plays the piano at St.Pancras to a delighted crowd. Report by Wakefieldj. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Source: And Finally - 16 hours ago

 

Elton John’s ‘Wonderful Crazy Night’ Is Anything But Wild: Album Review

"What a wonderful crazy night that was," sings Elton John on the title track of his 33rd studio album -- a song that is neither crazy nor,...
Billboard.com 14 hours ago

Elton John plays piano for London commuters

​How would you feel about an impromptu piano performance to brighten up your dreary commute?
CBS News 14 hours ago

Elton John surprises London commuters with performance

Elton John surprises London commuters with performance
CBS News 15 hours agoAlso reported by •PinkNewsContactMusic

Elton John Surprises London Fans With A Live Performance At A Train Station — Watch!

Before the release of Sir Elton John's new album Wonderful Crazy Night today, the singer took the opportunity on Thursday to help promote himself with a spontaneous concert! The 68-year-old was passing..
Perez Hilton 16 hours ago

FROM EW: Watch Elton John Play a Surprise Concert in London Train Station

He also donated a piano to St Pancras station
People Magazine 16 hours agoAlso reported by •ABCNews.com

Is this the best Carpool Karaoke skit yet? Sir Elton John amazes fans

is this the best carpool karaoke skit yet? sir elton john amazes fansTHERE’S no shortage of A-listers lining up to join James Corden for Carpool Karaoke – and now it’s Sir Elton John’s turn.
Daily Star 17 hours ago

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amber rose looks so different in her middle school portraitSee what Amber Rose looked like at age 12 – US Weekly A massive crane fell to the ground in New York City, killing one and injuring others – TMZ Dylan Lee is so hot in his shirtless shoot for Saint..
Just Jared 19 hours ago

Elton John Pulled Song About Kids From New Album


ContactMusic 20 hours ago

Elton John strips off the gloss on 'Wonderful Crazy Night'

Elton John, "Wonderful Crazy Night" (Island)Elton John puts some pep in his pop on "Wonderful Crazy Night," a more upbeat, natural-sounding album than recent efforts.Driven by distinctive piano riffs..
New Zealand Herald 20 hours agoAlso reported by •MyNorthwest.com

Watch Elton John & James Corden Belt Out A Classic In Super Bowl Carpool Karaoke Sneak Peek!

Over two weeks ago we learned that Sir Elton John would be making an appearance on James Corden's special Super Bowl Late Late Show after the big game. And this isn't just any appearance; Elton will be..
Perez Hilton 20 hours ago

Watch: Elton John bring Kings Cross to a halt with surprise gig

watch: elton john bring kings cross to a halt with surprise gigYOU know that moment when your you're rushing for your train home barging your way through the crowd and you stumble into one of the all-time greatest songwriters playing piano. No?
Daily Star 21 hours ago

Elton John's 'Wonderful Crazy Night' of the soul

'Wonderful Crazy Night' features new songs by Elton John and Bernie Taupin.              
USATODAY.com 21 hours ago

Elton John joins James Corden for EPIC Carpool Karaoke

elton john joins james corden for epic carpool karaokeHe's already had Adele, One Direction and Chris Martin along for the ride
Daily Record 23 hours ago

Sir Elton John: My kids live a normal life despite fame.. and they have to do chores for their pocket money

sir elton john: my kids live a normal life despite fame.. and they have to do chores for their pocket moneyTHE singer revealed on the Graham Norton Show that he is determined for the upbringing of his sons to be as normal as possible.
Daily Record 23 hours ago

Watch Elton John surprise commuters with impromptu performance at London rail station

Singer releases new album 'Wonderful Crazy Night' today
NME 23 hours ago

Elton John Eyes Farewell Tour


ContactMusic 1 day ago

Sir Elton John busks at St Pancras station, tells commuters: 'Enjoy this piano, it's a gift'

The instrument was donated to the station in conjunction with the release of his new album, Wonderful Crazy Night.
Independent 1 day ago


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