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10/14/21-Elton John breaks records!

Source: music-news.com Sir Elton John has set a new UK chart record with his single 'Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)'. The iconic musician's latest track - which features Dua Lipa and is taken from his upcoming album 'The Lockdown Sessions' - has hit number two in the rankings and means he's landed a top 10 song in "six different decades". (Note: In the U.S., the song is entering the Top 40). […]

todayOctober 14, 2021

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6/23/21-Elton’s last tour dates

(CNN) Elton John has announced a final tour called "Farewell Yellow Brick Road," three and a half years after hit "Farewell Yellow Brick Road: The Final Tour." "The shows that I announce today will be my final tour dates ever in North America and Europe. I'm going to go out in the biggest possible way, performing at my very best, with the most spectacular production I've ever had, playing in […]

todayJune 23, 2021

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5/9/21-Elton John on hated song

  Source: music-news.com Sir Elton John has will "throw a party" when he never has to play 'Crocodile Rock' again. The music legend is not a fan of his 1972 hit and has vowed never to perform it once his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour comes to an end in 2023. Asked on Watford FC footballer Troy Deeney's Deeney Talks podcast if there was a song he "can't get away […]

todayMay 9, 2021

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2/20/21-Elton John Update

Source: music-news.com   Sir Elton John has embarked on a fitness and diet regime to help him shed the pounds during the lockdown. The Rocket Man star's filmmaker husband David Furnish gave an interview to Good Morning Britain (GMB) on Friday about lockdown life with the music legend during which he touched on Elton's health journey. Speaking to GMB’s Richard Arnold he divulged: “(Elton) has embarked on a fitness regime […]

todayFebruary 20, 2021

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12/16/20-Elton's latest honor

Source: music-news.com Sir Elton John is to be honored at the Global Citizen Prize ceremony. The event is staged to honor individuals or groups who use their platforms to promote awareness and positive change. The Rocket Man star will be recognized for his work with his AIDS Foundation. Elton has worked tirelessly to end the AIDS epidemic, and set up hi namesake charitable foundation in 1993. He is also being […]

todayDecember 16, 2020

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7/8/20-Elton cancels dates

Source: music-news.com 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. The rock legend was due to play stadiums in his homeland this winter but has now pushed the dates in London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Belfast, Dublin and Leeds back until 2021. The concerts were set to run from 2 November to 17 December […]

todayJuly 8, 2020

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2/10/20-Elton's Oscar!

Source: music-news.com The 73-year-old singer and his long-time songwriting partner scooped their first joint Oscar for Best Original Song for 'Rocketman's '(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again' on Sunday and the veteran entertainer insisted he couldn't have achieved any of their success on his own. Speaking backstage at the Academy Awards, Elton said: "This is for [Bernie]. This is for my partner of 53 years. Without him, I wouldn't be here. […]

todayFebruary 10, 2020

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11/16/19-Elton on Princes; hits

Sir Elton John refuses to play 'Candle in the Wind' in front of Prince William and Prince Harry Source: music-news.com The 72-year-old star and his songwriting partner Bernie Taupin updated the 1973 tribute song to Marilyn Monroe in 1997 after Princess Diana's death but Elton admitted that the only time her sons have ever heard him play it live was at the late royal's funeral. He told Billboard: "I would […]

todayNovember 16, 2019

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10/6/19-Sir Elton John's close call

Sir Elton John was '24 hours from death' when he contracted an infection. The hit maker got seriously ill after surgery for prostate cancer back in 2017, where fluid was leaking from his lymph nodes. He said: "I was incredibly lucky - although, I have to say, I didn't feel terribly lucky at the time. I lay awake all night, wondering if I was going to die. In the hospital, […]

todayOctober 6, 2019

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