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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 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 >

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 >

- 1187 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 >

- 1190 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 >

- 1500 days ago
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 >

- 1535 days ago
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 >

- 1796 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 >

- 1801 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 >

- 1802 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 >

- 1922 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 >

- 1935 days ago

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