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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. Collaborating with lyricist Bernie Taupin since 1967 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 number 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 'Magical Day': 30 Years Sober [Video]

Elton John 'Magical Day': 30 Years Sober

Elton John celebrated a special milestone this week: 30 years of sobriety. The Grammy-, Oscar- and Tony-winning singer-songwriter highlighted the occasion on his social media platforms Wednesday. In a..

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Elton John's ex-wife reportedly seeking $3.8 million after breach of divorce deal [Video]

Elton John's ex-wife reportedly seeking $3.8 million after breach of divorce deal

Elton John's ex-wife is reportedly demanding $3.8 million dollars as she claims he breached their divorce deal by publishing a memoir.

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Elton John signs anti-conversion therapy letter to the British Government [Video]

Elton John signs anti-conversion therapy letter to the British Government

Elton John has joined a host of stars including Due Lipa and Charli XCX in signing an open letter to the British Government calling for a ban on conversion therapy.

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Johnny Depp turned to Elton John for help after Vanessa Paradis romance fell apart [Video]

Johnny Depp turned to Elton John for help after Vanessa Paradis romance fell apart

Johnny Depp turned to Sir Elton John for help as he sank into a boozy hell towards the end of his 14-year relationship with Vanessa Paradis.

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Elton John delays homecoming U.K. leg of farewell tour [Video]

Elton John delays homecoming U.K. leg of farewell tour

Elton John has postponed the homecoming U.K. leg of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour by a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Elton John celebrated with new coin [Video]

Elton John celebrated with new coin

On Monday the legendary singer-songwriter became the second artist ever to be honored with a commemorative coin from Britain's Royal Mint. Gloria Tso has more.

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Elton John announces weekly classic concert series [Video]

Elton John announces weekly classic concert series

Sir Elton John has announced a new classic concert series for fans to enjoy during the lockdown this summer.

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Elton John and Kelly Clarkson help raise $700,000 for Los Angeles Covid-19 relief [Video]

Elton John and Kelly Clarkson help raise $700,000 for Los Angeles Covid-19 relief

Appearances by Elton John and Kelly Clarkson helped Los Angeles TV station KTLA raise more than $700,000 dollars for Covid-19 relief.

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Elton John's first wife seeks mystery injunction [Video]

Elton John's first wife seeks mystery injunction

Sir Elton John's ex-wife, Renate Blauel, is taking the singer to court.

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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.
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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.
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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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