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Elton John

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 world's best-selling music artists. He has more than fifty Top 40 hits, as well as seven consecutive number-one albums in the United States, 58 Billboard Top 40 singles, 27 Top 10 singles, four of which peaked at number two and nine of which reached number one. 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, and is an honorary Life President of the club.

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Rocket Man Elton John as you've never seen him

Celebrity photographer Terry O'Neill captured the Candle in the Wind singer in all manner of poses backstage, in rehearsal and at home.
The Age - Published

Elton John blasts relentless character assassination of Harry and Meghan

Elton John and Ellen DeGeneres spoke out on Monday in support of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, calling them a down-to-earth and hardworking couple who were being unfairly attacked by the media.
Reuters - Published

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Elton John blasts 'relentless character assassination' of Harry and Meghan [Video]Elton John blasts 'relentless character assassination' of Harry and Meghan

Elton John and Ellen DeGeneres spoke out on Monday in support of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, calling them a down-to-earth and hardworking couple who were being unfairly attacked by the media. Mia..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:28Published

Sir Elton John defends Harry and Meghan over private jet use [Video]Sir Elton John defends Harry and Meghan over private jet use

Singer Sir Elton John has defended the Duke and Duchess of Sussex over their use of private jets. The star said that he provided Harry and Meghan and their baby son Archie with a private flight to..

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

Meghan And Harry Duchess' 38th: Private Jet, 'Billionaire's Playground' [Video]Meghan And Harry Duchess' 38th: Private Jet, 'Billionaire's Playground'

The Daily Mail reports that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry celebrated the Duchess turning 38-years-old with a trip to Ibiza, where locals say they stayed at a resort nicknamed the "billionaire's..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

 

Putin says Elton John is mistaken

Russian President Vladimir Putin says the Russian government has a "relaxed and unprejudiced" attitude toward the LGBT community.
SBS - Published

Putin says 'genius musician' Elton John mistaken on Russia LGBT rights

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that Elton John was "mistaken" about LGBT rights in Russia, while praising the British singer as a musical genius.
Reuters - Published

Elton John blasts Putin for calling liberal values 'obsolete'

British singer Elton John said on Friday he was deeply upset by Russian President Vladimir Putin's comment that liberal values were "obsolete" and had been rejected by the majority of people in Western..
Reuters - Published

Brunei says it won't enforce gay death penalty after backlash

Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah on Sunday extended a moratorium on the death penalty to incoming legislation prohibiting gay sex, seeking to temper a global backlash led by celebrities such as George..
Reuters - Published

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