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Elton John


Elton John postpones Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour due to coronavirus

April 25, 2020 9:26 am

Elton John's representative said the shows, which were scheduled to take place from March 26 to July 8, have been pushed 2021.

Elton John donates USD 1 million to protect people with HIV from COVID-19

April 05, 2020 1:19 pm

Earlier this week, Elton John also hosted a coronavirus relief concert Fox Presents the iHeart Living Room Concert for America. The event featured Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey, Backstreet Boys, Sam Smith, Dave Groh and Alicia Keys among others, performing from their homes.

Elton John to host TV, radio concert as coronavirus antidote

March 26, 2020 9:20 am

Alicia Keys, Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey, the Backstreet Boys, Tim McGraw and Billie Joe Armstrong are scheduled to take part in the event.

Elton John cancels New Zealand shows as he battles pneumonia

February 19, 2020 10:21 am

The shows have been rescheduled for next year. Earlier this week, Elton John needed to cut short a performance in Auckland after he lost his voice and needed medical help on stage.

Oscars 2020: Almost-EGOTs Elton John, Hildur Guðnadóttir win music awards

February 10, 2020 2:25 pm

Elton John won his second best original song award for “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” from his biopic Rocketman, sharing the honor with Bernie Taupin. Hildur Guðnadóttir, on the other hand, has become an Emmy, Grammy and Oscar winner in just six short months.

Hildur Guðnadóttir makes history at Globes, Elton John wins

January 06, 2020 5:18 pm

Hildur Guðnadóttir was the sole female nominee this year and went on to win the best original score at the Golden Globes for Todd Philips’ Joker. Elton John and Bernie Taupin, on the other hand, won best original song for writing “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” from his Rocketman biopic.

Putin says 'genius musician' Elton John mistaken on Russia LGBT rights

June 29, 2019 7:38 pm

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russian authorities had a “relaxed and unprejudiced” attitude towards LGBT people, but decisions about gender identity could only be made by adults and therefore minors need to be “left alone”.

Elton John blasts Putin for calling liberal values 'obsolete'

June 29, 2019 7:22 pm

Elton John, who is gay, also accused Putin of hypocrisy for saying that he wanted LGBT people to be happy. Russia has reportedly censored gay scenes in the movie Rocketman based on John’s life.

Elton John gets top French award, joins AIDS fight call

June 22, 2019 11:17 am

Sir Elton John received the Legion of Honor, France's highest award and spoke alongside French President Emmanuel Macron to fund AIDS research and treatment, in the presidential Elysee Palace courtyard for an event of the annual Fete de la Musique.

Russians criticise heavily edited version of Elton John film

June 03, 2019 12:25 pm

The Moscow movie theater Pioner, noted for its adventurous programming, said it would ask for an original cut of Rocketman with Russian subtitles. But the theater said Sunday it had not received a response from the distributor.


Rocketman: Taron Egerton to sing his heart out in Elton John biopic

May 29, 2019 9:15 am

Rocketman, the Elton John biopic, stars Taron Egerton in the title role. The Dexter Fletcher directorial recently premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.

Cannes Film Festival Day 3: Elton John, Penelope Cruz, Priyanka Chopra and others in attendance

May 17, 2019 12:57 pm

The third day at the Cannes International Film festival saw the premiere of films like Rocketman, Atlantique, Sorry We Missed You, The Shining and Pain and Glory. Here are all the photos from the prestigious event at the French Riviera.