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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 -- 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 >

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 >

- 71 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 >

- 115 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 >

- 438 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 >

- 548 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 >

- 695 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 >

- 734 days ago
Elton John -- Victorious in Lyric-Stealing Lawsuit

Elton John
Victorious In Lyric-Lifting Lawsuit

Elton John has won his legal war over the lyrics to his hit song "Nikita" -- an Illinois judge has dismissed the lawsuit against the singer, which alleged Elton lifted the words.TMZ broke the… READ MORE >

- 880 days ago
Elton John's Hubby -- We've Made PEACE with Madonna

Elton John's Hubby
We've Made PEACE with Madonna

Might be a good time to check for airborne swine ... because Elton John's husband has finally stopped TRASHING Madonna ... and has begun to sing her praises. Of course, David Furnish fired… READ MORE >

- 902 days ago
Elton John -- I'm a Wedding Singer Now!

Elton John
I'm a Wedding Singer Now!

Elton John spent his weekend on the wedding circuit -- not as a guest, as a performer ... and one of the gigs was for Jeffrey Katzenberg's daughter ... TMZ has learned. John was a surprise guest… READ MORE >

- 913 days ago

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