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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 -- Hey Loser, I Didn't Steal Your Dumb Lyrics

Elton John
Hey Loser, I Didn't Steal Your Dumb Lyrics

Elton John insists ... he did NOT steal the lyrics to his song "Nikita" -- especially not from some NO-NAME songwriter -- despite a recent lawsuit that says otherwise ... and now, Elton's… READ MORE >

Elton John -- Hospitalized Wednesday

Elton John
Hospitalized Wednesday

Elton John has been hospitalized for a serious respiratory infection ... and it has temporarily derailed his concerts ... TMZ has learned.Elton checked into Cedars-Sinai Hospital in L.A. at 6 AM… READ MORE >

- 885 days ago
Elton John & Justin Bieber -- Seeing Red

Elton John & Justin Bieber
Are Seeing Red

Looking like father and son, music legend Sir Elton John and teen pop prince Justin Bieber both rocked red Sally Jessy Raphael specs this week.Everything old is new again.We're just sayin'. READ MORE >

- 907 days ago
Elton John Sued Over Hit Song -- You Jacked My Lyrics!!!

Elton John
Sued Over Hit Song -- You Jacked My Lyrics!!!

Elton John is a no good dirty lyric stealer -- at least according to a self-proclaimed "award-winning" photojournalist and songwriter, who claims Elton coldheartedly ripped off the lyrics to the… READ MORE >

- 912 days ago
Elton John Gets Channing Tatum in a Pinch

Elton John
Gets Channing Tatum in a Pinch

While performing at a benefit concert at NYC last night, Sir Elton John got very hands on ... with Channing Tatum's talented ass.Looking like Liza Minnelli in "Cabaret," a sleeveless Tatum backed… READ MORE >

- 935 days ago
Elton John Cancels Vegas Concerts -- I Was Poisoned!

Elton John
Cancels Vegas Concerts -- I Was POISONED!

Elton John had a crappy weekend ... a very crappy weekend ... because the Rocket Man came down with a nasty case of food poisoning ... TMZ has learned. E.J. was supposed to perform at Caesars… READ MORE >

- 979 days ago
Elton John's Hubby David Furnish -- I Will NOT Watch Madonna's Super Bowl Performance

Elton John's Hubby
I Will NOT Watch Madonna's Super Bowl Performance

video platform video management video solutions video player Elton John's hubby David Furnish -- the guy who BLASTED Madonna after the Golden Globes -- tells TMZ ... there's NO WAY IN HELL he'll… READ MORE >

- 996 days ago
Elton John's Hubby Issues Non-Apology to Madonna

Elton John's Hubby
Issues Non-Apology to Madonna

Elton John's husband is kinda, sorta backing off his anti-Madonna campaign ... issuing a quasi-explanation for trashing the singer after the Golden Globes ... but not exactly apologizing. David… READ MORE >

- 1011 days ago
Elton John's Hubby David Furnish SLAMS Madonna -- You're Desperate and Narcissistic!

Elton John's Hubby
SLAMS MADONNA You're Desperate & Narcissistic

Elton John's husband David Furnish LASHED OUT at Madonna following her victory speech at the Golden Globes last night ... saying it was "embarrassing in its narcissism."Moments after Madge won the… READ MORE >

- 1014 days ago
Elton John -- It Rhymes with Bunt

Elton John -- It Rhymes with Bunt

Elton John went OFF on a female photographer (not ours, luckily) -- calling her the biggest no-no word of them all ... and we're pretty confident she didn't deserve it. Check out TMZ on TV --… READ MORE >

- 1324 days ago

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