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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'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 >

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 >

- 136 days ago
Britney Spears -- Adios Elton ... I'm Taking Back My Vegas Crib

Britney Spears
Adios Elton ... I'm Taking Back My Vegas Crib

The sheets were still warm when Britney Spears slipped into her Las Vegas pad -- because she didn't even wait 24 hours for Elton John to move out before moving back into the… READ MORE >

- 141 days ago
Elton John -- Cracks Dolce & Gabbana Joke ... Possible Peace Offering?

Elton John
Cracks Dolce & Gabbana Joke Possible Peace Offering?

// Elton John is taking on Dolce & Gabbana again, but instead of trashing the designers ... he's saying he loves them. However, it might be a giant backhanded compliment.… READ MORE >

- 170 days ago
Elton John -- I'm Still Standing ... And Making Over $500K A Show

Elton John
I'm Still Standing ... And Making Over $500K A Show

Now we know how he can afford that Million Dollar Piano … TMZ has learned Elton John has bumped Britney Spears in her Vegas run by hauling in more than $500K a show. Elton’s… READ MORE >

- 227 days ago
Elton John -- Topples Out of Chair ... AWKWARDLY Recovers (VIDEO)

Elton John
Topples Out of His Chair ... Awkwardly Recovers [VIDEO]

Elton John was NOT still standing ... after tumbling backward out of his chair at a tennis match -- and it all happened on camera.Sir Elton was taking part in a charity tennis match at Royal… READ MORE >

- 272 days ago
Vladimir Putin -- Russia Loves Elton John ... Even Though He's Gay

Vladimir Putin
Russia Loves Elton John ... Even Though He's Gay

Elton John is HUGE in Russia ... so gay people should feel totally welcome at the Olympics -- this according to President Vladimir Putin, who's trying like Hell to prove his country doesn't hate… READ MORE >

- 594 days ago
Elton John -- ANOTHER F-BOMB TIRADE

Elton John
ANOTHER F-BOMB TIRADE

Elton John REAAALLLY hates the paparazzi ... A LOT ... which is why it's weird that he went to a Hollywood restaurant last night that's right in the thick of the pap zone. The whole clip is pretty… READ MORE >

- 704 days ago
Elton John's Husband -- Cops a Feel of Neil Patrick Harris' Ass!

Elton John's Husband
Cops a Feel of Neil Patrick Harris' Ass!

Please don't squeeze the Neil Patrick Harris.During a Race to Erase MS charity gala in L.A. this weekend, Elton John's husband David Furnish gave the "Doogie Howser" star a real helping hand ...… READ MORE >

- 852 days ago
Kathy Bates -- I Guess That's Why They Call it the Blues

Kathy Bates
I Guess That's Why They Call it the Blues

Here's legendary Oscar winning actress Kathy Bates in Beverly Hills on Wednesday (left) -- and the Rocket Man himself, Sir Elton John last year (right).They don't need rose-colored glasses.We're… READ MORE >

- 891 days ago

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