Sir Elton John

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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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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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5/18/16-Elton John vs. NC Gov

Sir Elton John has written a passionate essay criticizing North Carolina's Governor and the state's controversial anti-LGBT Bathroom Bill. The star is the latest celebrity to weigh in on House Bill 2, a law which Governor Pat McCrory signed in March which forces transgender residents to use gender-specific restrooms. On Tuesday, Elton wrote an essay for news site The Hill, in which he shared his thoughts on the matter, specifically […]

todayMay 18, 2016

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4/13/16-Elton John movie role!

Elton John is in talks to return to the big screen in the forthcoming Kingsman: The Secret Service sequel. Details about the Rocket Man star's role have been kept under wraps, but if he does sign on for The Kingsman: The Golden Circle, he will join a cast which includes Julianne Moore and Halle Berry. Taron Egerton and Mark Strong will reprise their roles from the 2014 action spy film, […]

todayApril 13, 2016

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3/31/14-Elton & David to Marry!

Sir Elton John will marry his long time partner David Furnish following changes to marriage laws in Great Britain. After 21 years together, Elton John and David Furnish are about to make it official. Not that they wouldn't have done it sooner, but gay marriage was not legal in the U.K. until now. Furnish told the Las Vegas Journal Review that now is the time even though 'we don't feel […]

todayMarch 31, 2014

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2/18/14-Elton John's found "Harmony!"

After recently uncovering footage from Elton's 1973/74 "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" tour in the attics of his former tour managers, the son of Davey Johnstone from Elton's band has pieced together the footage to create a video for Elton's classic "Harmon"' - originally considered as the fourth single from that album, but never commercially released. The footage captures a never before seen meeting between Elton and Stevie Wonder! The clip […]

todayFebruary 18, 2014

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7/18/13- Elton & Bernie's "Nikita" wins

Elton John and Bernie Taupin did not rip off a song called "Natasha" for their own hit "Nikita" according to judge. A lawsuit was brought by songwriter, Guy Hobbs, alleging that the John/Taupin song took numerous themes from his original composition including a love affair between a westerner and a woman in communist Russia, descriptions of the woman in the songs and the similar names. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals […]

todayJuly 18, 2013

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7/10/13- Elton John almost died

Sir Elton John could have "died at any time" during his recent health scare. The British singer has been forced to cancel his upcoming European shows due to appendicitis. He fell ill after a performance on Friday, with hospital scans showing he had an abscess. The 66-year-old has opened up about his ordeal, which was worse than has been assumed. "I'm lucky to be alive," he told British newspaper The […]

todayJuly 10, 2013

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12/23/12- Elton John's latest donation

Sir Elton John and David Furnish visited the Philippines last week to give the gift of hearing to more than 400 children and adults in need. Sir Elton and David visited Manila with the Starkey Hearing Foundation to help fit the hearing aids allowing many of the recipients the chance to hear for the very first time. John and Furnish have been long-time supporters of the Starkey Hearing Foundation. Sir […]

todayDecember 23, 2012

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