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Elton John

Born: March 25, 1947 (age 67) in Pinner

Elton John

Soft rock Artist

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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.

He has the most No. 1 hits on US Adult Contemporary Chart.

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, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Tony Award, a Disney Legend award, and the Kennedy Center Honors in 2004.


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Y=X factor: how to write the perfect song

Can science help us write a hit? Mezzo soprano and physicist Christine Rice goes in search of a formula for the most popular songs – from Handel to Weill to Harry Styles I remember seeing a..
guardian.co.uk 7 hours ago

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Business Insider 2 days ago

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News video: Patti LaBelle Remembers Cooking Dinner For The Rolling Stones, Elton John

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Patti LaBelle talks about Nancy about how she used to cook with The Rolling Stones and Elton John.
Source: HuffPost Live Highlights - 1 week ago

News video: 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!': Ed Sheeran on Elton John

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Ed reveals what it’s like to work for Elton John.
Source: ABC - 3 weeks ago

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Some of Hollywood's brightest stars were in attendance on Wednesday (October 29) at the European premiere of Christopher Nolan's latest space epic "Interstellar". Stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne..
Source: Reuters - 3 weeks ago

News video: Elton John Continues His Fight Against HIV/AIDS

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For the 13th time Elton John called upon his friends to help raise money for HIV/AIDS. The British singer held his annual An Enduring Vision to support the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) in New..
Source: Reuters - 3 weeks ago

News video: Elton John continues his fight against HIV/AIDS

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: For the 13th time Elton John called upon his friends to help raise money for HIV/AIDS. The British singer held his annual An Enduring Vision to support the..
Source: Reuters - 3 weeks ago

 
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SeattlePI.com 2 days agoAlso reported by •SFGate
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VH1′s A Very Bonnaroo Thanksgiving Special To Feature Paul McCartney, Arcade Fire, Metallica & More

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stereogum 3 days ago

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Mid-Day 4 days ago

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Pitchfork 4 days ago

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The X Factor: Whitney Houston vs Elton John is next week's theme

Contestants will cover two of pop music's biggest icons next week.
Digital Spy 5 days ago
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guardian.co.uk 5 days ago
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Pitchfork 5 days ago

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Captain Noah at venue near you from Strode Music Theatre Society

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Wells Journal 6 days ago

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guardian.co.uk 1 week ago

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Elton John slams Russia’s anti-gay laws

Elton John again ripped into anti-gay policies put in place by the Russian government during an epic rant at a concert in St.
NY Daily News 1 week ago
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Maxim Martsinkevich, Russian Neo-Nazi Known For Torturing Gays, Has Labor Camp Sentence Reduced On Appeal

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Huffington Post 1 week ago
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Stolen Elton John oil painting returned to Gillingham pub

The owners of the oil painting of Elton John, taken from the Dolphin Inn at Gillingham, are delighted to report that the painting has been safely returned.
Blackmore Vale 1 week ago

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Derby Telegraph 1 week ago

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The Who's 10th Anniversary, 40 Years Later

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Huffington Post 1 week ago

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Police appeal for whereabouts of missing Elton John painting

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Western Gazette 1 week ago

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Carrara mansion sells for $7.16m

carrara mansion sells for $7.16mA CHINESE buyer has paid $7.16 million for a large riverfront estate in Carrara that has hosted pop stars including Elton John and Rod Stewart.
Gold Coast Bulletin 1 week ago


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