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.
|Elton John is to play live at Longleat next summer as part of the Safari Park's 50th anniversary celebrations.The music legend will perform an open-air concert at the Wiltshire estate on Sunday, June..|
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|Victoria Beckham is an international goodwill ambassador for UNAIDS. She has raised millions to benefit HIV and AIDS charities including amfAR, the Elton John AIDS Foundation, and Mothers 2 Mothers.|
Source: Glamour - 3 weeks ago
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Source: EuroNews ES - on November 6, 2015
|The unstoppable Adele is now joining the ranks of Elton John with one of the most elite achievements in music! Adele’s “Hello” is the first song ever to sell at least 1 million downloads in a..|
Source: CelebTV Music - on November 5, 2015
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|Glastonbury Festival super-star and singing legend Lionel Richie will be performing in Gloucester next year.If so, you're in luck - the soul legend has been booked for what will surely be one of..|
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|Sir Elton John is to play live at Longleat next summer as part of the Safari Park's 50th anniversary celebrations. In 1966 Longleat hit the headlines around the world when it became the first..|
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|Hello - is it Lionel Richie you're looking for? If so, you're in luck - the soul legend has been booked for what will surely be one of Kingsholm's greatest nights. He will captivate what's all but..|
Gloucester Citizen 4 hours ago
|*Auckland:* A public memorial service to remember New Zealand rugby great Jonah Lomu took place at Eden Park stadium in Auckland yesterday.
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|A public memorial service to remember New Zealand rugby great Jonah Lomu took place at Eden Park stadium in Auckland on Monday. World Rugby chairman Bernard Lapasset led the tributes to the former All..|
Western Morning News 1 day ago
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|The promoters of Sir Elton John's gig at Leicestershire County Cricket Club next summer are expecting a surge in ticket sales in the coming weeks. Ticket sales for the pop mega-star's performance at..|
Leicester Mercury 6 days ago
|“My sons are growing up so quickly; their early years are just flying by and I want to be there with them"|
Independent 1 week ago
|Good day. And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Sir Elton John greets me this morning with his song: Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters. On my old iPod I used to have playlist that titled: Morning Music. That..|
FXstreet.com 1 week ago
|BBC Local News: Berkshire -- Sir Elton John is announced as the opening headliner for the Henley Festival.|
BBC Local News 1 week ago
|Sir Elton to perform in front a black-tie crowd at the event that promises Michelin-starred food instead of extra salmonella with your burger
The Henley festival appears to be making a bid to be..|
guardian.co.uk 1 week ago
|*Hordern Pavilion, Sydney
17 December 2015*
Sir Elton John and his band return to Australia to play iconic hits and classic album tracks from his five–decade–long career. It’s been a big year..|
guardian.co.uk 1 week ago
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