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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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What's the Big Frigin' Difference?!

What's the Big Frigin' Difference?!

Give a glance at the following photos and see if you are skilled enough to spot the subtle differences! READ MORE >

Elton John -- Weakest Link?

Elton John -- Weakest Link?

Here's Elton John wearing an interesting earring at an event in London the other day (left) -- and "Weakest Link" host Anne Robinson back in 2001 (right).One of them is a Sir.We're just sayin'.  READ MORE >

- 1617 days ago
Elton vs. Sting: Who'd You Rather?

Elton vs. Sting
Who'd You Rather?

Music icons Elton John and a dragalicious Sting performed together at the same event in NYC on Thursday.Question is ... READ MORE >

- 1622 days ago
Elton John Gets Some Hunky Backup Support

Elton John Gets Some Hunky Backup Support

While covering Madonna's "Like a Virgin" at a charity event at Carnegie Hall last night ... Elton John was made to feel shiny and new by a bunch of underwear-clad male dancers.The Rainforest Fund… READ MORE >

- 1623 days ago
Elton and 'American Idol' - Is the Bitch Back?

Elton and 'American Idol'
Is the Bitch Back?

So TMZ may have led the way in the search for Simon Cowell's replacement on "American Idol."On TMZ TV -- the day Simon announced he was leaving -- we floated Elton John as the guy who should take… READ MORE >

- 1743 days ago
Elton John -- Expensive Pocket Man

Elton John -- Expensive Pocket Man

Elton John trudged through the rain and the foot traffic in Beverly Hills Wednesday -- all in the name of fine linen pants. TMZ has learned Elton spent $12,000 at the Ralph Lauren store in BH --… READ MORE >

- 1756 days ago
Hugh Jackman's Wife Is Elton John?!

Hugh Jackman's Wife Is Elton John?!

Here's Hugh Jackman's gorgeous wife Deborra-Lee Furness (left) -- and music legend Elton John in NYC on Thursday (right).Neither has biological children with Hugh Jackman.We're just sayin'. See… READ MORE >

- 2000 days ago
Elton Bitch Slapped by Free Speech

Elton Bitch Slapped by Free Speech

Looks like the Rocket Man himself just got shot back down to earth.In a landmark decision, The Guardian paper just won their right to have a sense of humor -- after a judge ruled against Elton… READ MORE >

- 2139 days ago
Elton to Lily: I Can Snort You Under the Table!

Elton to Lily:
I Can Snort You Under the Table!

Blow for blow, Elton John can still snort Lily Allen under the table -- and when a catftight broke out between the two of them at last night's GQ Men of the Year Awards in London, the Rocketman… READ MORE >

- 2241 days ago
To Sir (Elton), With Love

To Sir (Elton), With Love

Take a drink every time someone in this video refers to Elton John as "Sir Elton."insertBCSinglePlayer(1614766494);Don't drink and drive. READ MORE >

- 2318 days ago

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