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English rock singer-songwriter, composer and pianist

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Elton John: English rock singer-songwriter, composer and pianist
Sir Elton Hercules John is an English singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin since 1967; they have collaborated on more than 30 albums. John has sold more than 300 million records, making him one of the best-selling music artists. He has more than fifty Top 40 hits in the UK Singles Chart and US Billboard Hot 100, including seven numbers ones in the UK and nine in the US, as well as seven consecutive number-one albums in the US. His tribute single "Candle in the Wind 1997", rewritten in dedication to Diana, Princess of Wales, sold over 33 million copies worldwide and is the best-selling single in the history of the UK and US singles charts. He has also produced records and occasionally acted in films. John owned Watford F.C. from 1976 to 1987 and from 1997 to 2002. He is an honorary life president of the club.

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Elton John's Living Room Concert raises $8M for COVID-19 relief efforts [Video]

Elton John's Living Room Concert raises $8M for COVID-19 relief efforts

Sir Elton John's Living Room Convert For America has raised $8 million to go towards relief efforts in the fight against coronavirus.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 00:58Published
Elton John's online special raises $8 million for charity [Video]

Elton John's online special raises $8 million for charity

Elton John’s Living Room Concert for America has raised over $8 million dollars supporting charities Feeding America and the First Responders Children's Foundation.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:32Published
From sofas and kitchens, music stars hold lockdown concert fundraiser [Video]

From sofas and kitchens, music stars hold lockdown concert fundraiser

Billie Eilish sang on her sofa and the Backstreet Boys sang in harmony from five locations as dozens of musicians put on a virtual show and fundraiser.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:45Published
Elton John to host remote concert featuring Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey and more [Video]

Elton John to host remote concert featuring Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey and more

On March 29, the ‘iHeart Living Room Concert for America’ will air on all FOX platforms and iHeartMedia stations across the United States.

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Mariah Carey, Billie Eilish to headline benefit concert [Video]

Mariah Carey, Billie Eilish to headline benefit concert

Mariah Carey, Billie Eilish and Alicia Keys will be part of a benefit concert this weekend recorded from their homes to be broadcast on Fox television and IHeartRadio stations. Conway G. Gittens has..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:51Published
Birthday Boy Elton John's most successful songs [Video]

Birthday Boy Elton John's most successful songs

Elton John is now 73-years-old, and we're listing his top 5 most successful songs (according to officialcharts.com) to celebrate his special day.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:12Published
Sir Elton John enjoying family time [Video]

Sir Elton John enjoying family time

Sir Elton John is having a "fantastic" time with his sons amid the coronavirus pandemic because he's getting to be with them far more than usual.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:02Published
Niall Horan appreciates Sir Elton John's 'criticism' [Video]

Niall Horan appreciates Sir Elton John's 'criticism'

Pop star Niall Horan has revealed he values Sir Elton John's "criticism" of his songwriting.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:01Published
Elton John postpones New Zealand shows after walking pneumonia diagnosis [Video]

Elton John postpones New Zealand shows after walking pneumonia diagnosis

Elton John has postponed his final two shows in New Zealand as he recovers from an illness.

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Elton John's tour to continue despite walking pneumonia diagnosis [Video]

Elton John's tour to continue despite walking pneumonia diagnosis

Elton John's world tour will continue as planned, despite the singer suffering from walking pneumonia.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:41Published
Walking pneumonia prompts Elton John to cut short Auckland gig [Video]

Walking pneumonia prompts Elton John to cut short Auckland gig

Sir Elton John was forced to cut short a concert in New Zealand on Sunday after falling ill with walking pneumonia.

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Trending: Robbie Williams and Ayda Field welcome fourth child, Elton John cuts short gig due walking pneumonia and Queen reprise [Video]

Trending: Robbie Williams and Ayda Field welcome fourth child, Elton John cuts short gig due walking pneumonia and Queen reprise

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Elton John cuts concert short due to illness [Video]

Elton John cuts concert short due to illness

Singer Elton John was forced to end his concert in New Zealand early on Sunday (February 16) after falling ill with walking pneumonia.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:37Published
Sharon Stone seeks love advice from Elton John [Video]

Sharon Stone seeks love advice from Elton John

Sharon Stone regularly reaches out to Elton John and other celebrity friends for advice about her online dating pursuits.

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Elton John raises $6.4 million to help AIDS epidemic with Oscars viewing party [Video]

Elton John raises $6.4 million to help AIDS epidemic with Oscars viewing party

The 28th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party raised an impressive $6.4 million dollars to support the global effort to end AIDS.

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Elton John thanks husband and their 'beautiful boys' following win at 2020 Oscars [Video]

Elton John thanks husband and their 'beautiful boys' following win at 2020 Oscars

Elton John paid an emotional tribute to his husband David Furnish and their "beautiful boys" as he collected the Academy Award for Best Original Song on Sunday night.

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Drew Barrymore inspired by Madonna and Cher’s style growing up [Video]

Drew Barrymore inspired by Madonna and Cher’s style growing up

Drew Barrymore looked to Madonna, Cher, and Elton John for style inspiration growing up.

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Sir Elton John raises $6.4 million in post-Oscars AIDS research gala [Video]

Sir Elton John raises $6.4 million in post-Oscars AIDS research gala

Sir Elton John raised more than $6 million for AIDS research, after picking up his second Oscar for best original song alongside longtime lyricist Bernie Taupin. Sir Elton's annual post-awards gala..

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Sir Elton John wins Best Original Song Oscar [Video]

Sir Elton John wins Best Original Song Oscar

Sir Elton John and Bernie Taupin won the Best Original Song Academy Award on Sunday (09.02.20).

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 00:59Published
Sir Elton John dedicates Oscar win to songwriting partner of more than five decades [Video]

Sir Elton John dedicates Oscar win to songwriting partner of more than five decades

Sir Elton John and Bernie Taupin have won the best original song Oscar for (I’m Gonna) Love Me Again from Rocketman. Sir Elton dedicated his Oscar win to his songwriting partner of more than five..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:47Published

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Elton John couldn't perform in 'Living Room Concert for America,' but Mariah Carey, others did

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Ozzy Osbourne's darkest 'Ordinary Man' album lyrics: Filled with regret, death, drug havoc

From an Elton John duet about death to a scathing look at drug abuse, here are the most compelling lyrics from Ozzy Osbourne's "Ordinary Man" album.
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ShowBiz Minute: John, Bong Joon-ho, US Box Office

He's still standing: Elton John to finish Down Under tour; "Parasite" director Bong greeted by applause in South Korea; more. (Feb. 17)  
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Sick Elton John vows to finish tour after cutting short New Zealand concert

Elton John has tearfully apologised to fans after cutting short a concert in New Zealand due to illness, with the British superstar saying he was suffering from "walking pneumonia".
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Elton John in tears as illness forces him to quit show

elton john in tears as illness forces him to quit show
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Elton John cuts concert short in tears, says he's suffering from walking pneumonia

A visibly frustrated Elton John exited the stage early Sunday at his New Zealand concert, then revealed he'd been diagnosed with walking pneumonia.
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Emotional Elton John halts New Zealand gig after pneumonia diagnosis

The star, 72, sobs on stage as he loses his voice mid-way through a sold-out show in New Zealand.
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On This Day: 11 February 1998

Lyrics for the 1997 version of "Candle in the Wind" by Elton John were auctioned in Los Angeles. (Feb. 11)  
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Brutally honest rankings of Oscars 2020 musical performances, from Eminem's shocker to Elton John

There were a few musical performances to admire (Billie Eilish! Cynthia Erivo! Elton!) during the 2020 Oscars telecast, and a few to cringe at (Eminem).
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Oscars backstage gossip: Brad Pitt coy about his Tinder profile, 'Parasite' goes (bleeping) crazy

Brad Pitt said he's going to disappear for a while; Elton John immediately FaceTimed his kiddos. Here's what happened backstage at the Oscars.
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'I love Australia so much': Elton John donates $1 million to bushfire relief

British music legend Sir Elton John announced he will donate $1million to the bushfires disaster relief fund to huge applause at a concert in Sydney.
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Elton John donates $1 million to bushfire relief fund at Sydney concert

Fans at Sir Elton John's Sydney concert jumped to their feet to give him a standing ovation as he announced he was donating $1 million.
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UK Govt Accidentally Shares Home Addresses of Over 1,000 New Year Honours Recipients

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The government accidentally published the home addresses of more than 1,000 New Year Honours recipients, including celebrities like Elton John and Ben Stokes. ......
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UK honors recipients' addresses accidentally leaked online: BBC

The British government accidentally published online the home and work addresses of more than 1,000 New Year's Honors recipients including singer Sir Elton John, the BBC reported on Saturday.
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The government admits accidentally uploading a list of addresses including that of Sir Elton John.
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The government admits accidentally uploading a list of addresses including that of Sir Elton John.
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New Year Honours 2020: Newton-John and England cricketers on list

Ben Stokes, Elton John and Nadiya Hussain are named alongside the Grease star on the New Year list.
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New year honours 2019: Sir Elton John, Sam Mendes and Olivia Newton-John recognised by Queen

Music legend becomes 'Companion of Honour' – one of only 65 people granted special status at any one time
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Elton John says he ‘had to learn to walk again’ after serious infection nearly killed him

elton john says he ‘had to learn to walk again’ after serious infection nearly killed him
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Bernie Taupin on Elton John's "suicide" song

In this web exclusive, lyricist Bernie Taupin talks with Lee Cowan about writing the words for the 1975 Elton John song "Someone Saved My Life Tonight," and how it was inspired by John's "very feeble"..
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'I am extremely unwell': Elton John postpones Indianapolis farewell show to 2020 due to illness

Elton John has postponed Saturday night's show at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana, writing on Twitter that he is "extremely unwell."
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Elton John and Taron Egerton rock 'Rocketman' revival with 'Don't Let the Sun Go Down' duet

Elton John and the man who played him onscreen, Taron Egerton, sang a duet as part of "Rocketman Live In Concert" on Thursday.
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Watford saved me, says rock legend Elton John

watford saved me, says rock legend elton john
British rock legend Elton John says Watford football club were his unlikely saviour as he experienced the "worst period of my life" in the 1980's. The 72-year-old Englishman -- known for his zany..
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Elton John calls Disney's "Lion King" remake a "huge disappointment"

"The new version of The Lion King was a huge disappointment to me, because I believe they messed the music up," John said. "The magic and joy were lost."
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The 72-year-old singer admitted he loved the illegal drug from the moment he first took it as it completely changed his personality and made him feel accepted. Speaking to NBC's Harry Smith on the..
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Elton John: 'I still want my dad's approval'

The star lifts the curtain on his life and career, and reveals what he'll do after his farewell tour.
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Elton John calls Michael Jackson 'mentally ill'

elton john calls michael jackson 'mentally ill'
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