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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 1

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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 2

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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 1

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7/31/19-Elton John's sobriety

Elton John is celebrating almost three decades of sober living. The 72-year-old music icon took to Instagram on Monday to mark the milestone, sharing a photo of his Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) sobriety coin as he reflected on how far he's come. “Twenty-nine years ago today, I was a broken man,” he wrote. “I finally summoned up the courage to say 3 words that would change my life: ‘I need help.' […]

todayJuly 31, 2019 2

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6/12/19-Rocketman banned

Elton John's new biopic Rocketman has been banned from release in Samoa due to its onscreen depiction of homosexuality. The film adaptation of the openly gay star's life, starring Taron Egerton as the rock legend, doesn't shy away from the sex and drug-fuelled days of his early career - and the vivid scenes have caused it to be barred from cinemas across the conservative Pacific nation. Samoa's principal censor, Leiataua […]

todayJune 12, 2019 3

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5/4/19-Elton John on kids

Elton John is in awe of how outgoing his two sons are and their ability to flirt with girls in particular. The Rocket Man singer, 72, and his husband David Furnish decided to start a family almost a decade ago, adopting two boys, Zachary, now eight, and Elijah, six. Last year, Elton announced his decision to retire from live performing to spend more time with his sons, and in a […]

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