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Elton John

Sir Elton Hercules John, CBE (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947) is an English rock singer-songwriter, composer, pianist and occasional actor. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin as his songwriter partner since 1967; they have collaborated on more than 30 albums to date. In his four-decade career John has sold more than 250 million records, making him one of the most successful artists of all time. His single "Candle in the Wind 1997" has sold over 33 million copies worldwide, and is the best selling single in the history of the UK Singles Chart and the US Billboard Hot 100. He has more than 50 Top 40 hits, including seven consecutive No. 1 US albums, 56 Top 40 singles, 16 Top 10, four No. 2 hits, and nine No. 1 hits. He has won six Grammy Awards, four Brit Awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a Tony Award. In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked him Number 49 on its list of the 100 greatest artists of all time. John was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994. Having been named a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1996, John received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for "services to music and charitable services" in 1998. John

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Elton John -- Prince Tribute At Vegas Show ... 'You're a Purple Warrior' (VIDEO)

Elton John
Prince Tribute At Vegas Show 'You're a Purple Warrior'

Elton John paid his respects to Prince in front of a sold-out Caesars Palace crowd Saturday night. Elton paused his 'Million Dollar Piano' show midway to talk about the singer. During his chat,… READ MORE >

Elton John -- Ex Security Guard Is a Lawsuit-Happy Liar

Elton John
Ex Security Guard Is A Lawsuit-Happy Liar

Elton John is firing back at the former employee who's accusing him of groping and sexual harassment ... calling the guy disgruntled and litigious. Elton's attorney says Jeffrey Wenninger is just… READ MORE >

- 60 days ago
Elton John -- Sued by Security Guard ... Singer Tried to Grab My 'Todger'

Elton John
Sued by Ex Security Guard Singer Tried to Grab My 'Todger'

Sir Elton John forced himself on a former security guard, grabbing the man's genitals on multiple occasions ... at least that's the claim in a lawsuit just filed against Elton. Jeffrey… READ MORE >

- 60 days ago
Charlie Sheen -- Makes HIV Statement at Elton John's AIDS Foundation Party (PHOTO)

Charlie Sheen
HIV Statement at AIDS Foundation Party

Charlie Sheen wanted everyone to know he's HIV free -- at least that's what his wardrobe seemed to be screaming at Elton John's AIDS Foundation party. Charlie's t-shirt at Elton's annual… READ MORE >

- 89 days ago
Elton John & Lady Gaga -- Shut Down The Sunset Strip For Free Show

Elton John & Lady Gaga
Shut Down The Sunset Strip For Free Show

Elton John and Lady Gaga just rocked The Sunset Strip with a surprise show. Thousands flooded the streets Saturday to see the concert after the singers announced it just hours before ... it was… READ MORE >

- 90 days ago
Elton John -- Bringin' Out The Young Guns In L.A. (VIDEO)

Elton John
Bringin' Out The Young Guns In L.A.

Elton John did his best Taylor Swift impression in L.A. ... filling his concert with a ton of other stars.  Elton performed at The Wiltern Wednesday night and surprised fans with Shawn… READ MORE >

- 135 days ago
Elton John and David Furnish's Kid -- Cutest LAX Arrival ... Ever! (VIDEO)

Elton John & David Furnish's Kid
Cutest LAX Arrival ... Ever!!

Elton John and David Furnish have a real showman on their hands -- 'cause their son Elijah stole the spotlight from dad at LAX.  We got David returning home after vacay in Aspen and the… READ MORE >

- 144 days ago
Anderson Cooper and Partner Ben Maisani Lock Hands in NYC

Anderson Cooper and Partner Ben Maisani
Lock Hands in NYC

Anderson Cooper and his partner Ben Maisani made a somewhat rare public appearance in NYC Monday and showed they're still tight after 6 years. Anderson and Ben -- a nightclub mogul -- appeared at… READ MORE >

- 205 days ago
Elton John's Famous Heart-Shaped Glasses ... RECOVERED!!!

Elton John's
Famous Glasses RECOVERED!!!

Police in Memphis did some serious "CSI" stuff to help recover Elton John's famous heart-shaped glasses ... and it worked ... they've been returned safe and sound. The glasses were… READ MORE >

- 395 days ago
Elton John -- Don't Go Takin' My Heart Sunglasses!!!

Elton John
Don't Go Takin' My Heart Sunglasses!!!

The famous sunglasses that became Elton John's signature in the '70s have been mysteriously stolen right out of a famous museum.  A pair of Elton's iconic heart-shaped shades -- which he… READ MORE >

- 402 days ago

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