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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 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..

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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..

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The Melbourne leg of Sir Elton John’s farewell tour wrapped up last weekend and already there are some excited individuals discussing his return.
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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 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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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.
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Putin says Elton John is mistaken

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