Sir Elton Hercules John is an English singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin since 1967; they have collaborated on more than 30 albums. John has sold more than 300million 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 33million 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.
Pop music superstar Lady Gaga made an appearance over video link during the daily World Health Organization's (WHO) daily briefing to announce details of a benefit concert for heathcare workers around..
Elton John-led concert raises $8M; Rihanna's Clara Lionel Foundation donating $1 million in grants toward COVID-19 response; Songwriters Hall of Fame gala postponed to June 2021. (April 1)
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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. Reuters - Published
In this web exclusive, lyricist Bernie Taupin talks with Lee Cowan about writing the words for the 1975 Elton John song "Someone Saved My Life Tonight," and how it was inspired by John's "very feeble".. CBS News - Published
This week "Sunday Morning," hosted by Jane Pauley, features Rita Braver's cover story in which she revisits three transgender youth to see how their lives have progressed since our initial story with.. CBS News - Published
The singer who is midway through his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour" has just released his first official autobiography, "Me." Tracy Smith talks with Sir Elton John about the reasons for writing the.. CBS News - Published
In his first official autobiography the music legend writes of exiting the comfort zone by composing songs for "The Lion King"; meeting his future husband; having Michael Jackson over for dinner; and.. CBS News - Published
In an interview to air on "CBS Sunday Morning," the music legend opens up about his contentious relationship with his mother; drugs; his farewell tour; and his new autobiography, "Me" CBS News - Published
Director Jon Favreau praised Beyonce's performance in his remake of "The Lion King" at the film's London premiere. Other stars in attendance included Elton John, Pharrell Williams and Billy Eichner... USATODAY.com - Published
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.. Reuters - Published
The 2008 fire on Universal Studios' famed backlot was deemed a tragedy by movie lovers. But this week, The New York Times Magazine reported that the fire may have destroyed a staggering swath of music.. CBS News - Published
Samoa bans Elton John movie "Rocketman" due to homosexuality; Utah ski resort wants out of lawsuit against Gwyneth Paltrow; Court agrees to listen to Led Zeppelin in "Stairway" appeal. (June 11)
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