Born: March 25, 1947 (age 68) in Pinner
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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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|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..|
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|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..|
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|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|
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|"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,...|
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|How would you feel about an impromptu piano performance to brighten up your dreary commute?|
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|Elton John surprises London commuters with performance|
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|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..|
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|He also donated a piano to St Pancras station|
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|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..|
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|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
|YOU 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
|'Wonderful Crazy Night' features new songs by Elton John and Bernie Taupin.
USATODAY.com 21 hours ago
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Daily Record 23 hours ago
|THE 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
|Singer releases new album 'Wonderful Crazy Night' today|
NME 23 hours ago
ContactMusic 1 day ago
|The instrument was donated to the station in conjunction with the release of his new album, Wonderful Crazy Night.|
Independent 1 day ago