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Beck, Elton John, and Members of the Strokes Cover Eagles of Death Metal’s ‘I Love You All the Time’

Eagles of Death Metal have shared the final wave of covers of their song "I Love You All the Time," and as with the others,…
James Grebey / March 18, 2016

Elton John Performs Pop-Up Show on Sunset Strip Featuring Lady Gaga

Elton John decided to celebrate the Oscars and help support his AIDS Foundation and its annual viewing party by throwing a free pop-up concert on…
James Grebey / February 28, 2016

Sir Elton John Schools James Corden on ‘Tiny Dancer’ in ‘Carpool Karaoke’

Sir Elton John joined The Late Late Show host James Corden for an exceptionally delightful edition of the latter's series "Carpool Karaoke." The Rocket Man revealed a few…
Harley Brown / February 8, 2016

Elton John Performed a Piano Medley at a London Train Station

Elton John played an instrumental piano medley of some of his greatest hits whilst in public at London's St Pancras railway station. Why did he do…
James Grebey / February 4, 2016

Watch Elton John’s Colorful, Expressively Animated ‘Looking Up’ Video

The legendary Sir Elton John recently announced a new album — Wonderful Crazy Night, out February 5 — and now the iconic musician's sharing the expressive…
Brennan Carley / November 16, 2015

Elton John Announces New Album, ‘Wonderful Crazy Night’

Pop royalty and Vladimir Putin negotiator Elton John has revealed that he'll release his 33rd studio album, Wonderful Crazy Night, early next year. He also revealed…
Rachel Brodsky / October 22, 2015

Elton John Got Pranked By Russian Comedians Pretending to Be Vladimir Putin

Update: Elton Jon issued a statement on Instagram about the pranking. "Pranks are funny. Homophobia, however is never funny," he wrote. "I love Russia and my…
Brennan Carley / September 17, 2015

Elton John Says He’ll Meet With Vladimir Putin About LGBT Rights

Update: The New York Times reports that Putin's press secretary claims no such conversation ever took place. ""This does not correspond to reality," said Dmitri S. Peskov.
Brennan Carley / September 15, 2015

Outside Lands 2015 Lineup: Elton John, Kendrick Lamar, the Black Keys, and More

Elton John will headline San Francisco's Outside Lands this year, alongside other big names like Kendrick Lamar, the Black Keys, and Mumford & Sons. The…
James Grebey / March 24, 2015

Every Oscar Winner for Best Original Song, Ranked

It was 1935 when Con Conrad and and Herb Magidson took home the first-ever Oscar for Best Original Song: "The Continental," from the Fred Astraire…
Andrew Unterberger / February 19, 2015

Elton John, Ryan Adams, Wilco, and More to Play New Orleans Jazz Fest

Festival lineup announcement season is in full swing, and today, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival revealed an impressive roster of artists of its own.
James Grebey / January 12, 2015

Bonnaroo 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

SPIN ventured down to Manchester, Tennessee this past weekend to camp out at this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. We caught performances by Yeezus…
SPIN Staff / June 17, 2014

Miguel and Wale Cover Elton John’s ‘Bennie and the Jets’

A "Super Deluxe" version of Elton John's landmark 1973 album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road drops next week, which features a bonus disc of contemporary artists…
Mike Ayers / March 21, 2014

Bonnaroo 2014 Lineup: Kanye West, Elton John, Skrillex, Jack White, Frank Ocean

Bonnaroo will return to Manchester, Tennessee, on Thursday, June 12, and run through Sunday, June 15. That's four days to fill, but organizers apparently had no…
Chris Martins / February 20, 2014

Miguel Scores Elton John Cover, NSFW Video for Big Sean’s ‘Ashley’

Miguel is making moves to secure a huge 2014 for himself. The Los Angeles-based singer/producer is aiming to release his third album this year, and…
Chris Martins / January 31, 2014

Mary J. Blige Gives the 411 on Life, Love, and What Makes a Strong Man

In conversation, Mary J. Blige is warm, polite, and considered. The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul is no less obliging to her fans, with whom she's shared…
Kenny Herzog / October 17, 2013

Can Elton John Out-Liberace Michael Douglas at the 2013 Emmy Awards?

Elton John will pay tribute to Liberace at this year's Emmy Awards, in what is likely to be one of the most elaborate televised musical…
Kyle McGovern / September 9, 2013

Queens of the Stone Age’s New Album Also Has Elton John, Dave Grohl Reveals

Queens of the Stone Age's upcoming album, previously described by guest drummer Dave Grohl as "ridiculous," just became a little bit more so. And once…
Marc Hogan / February 7, 2013

‘Forbes’ Magazine’s Highest Paid Musician Doesn’t Make Music Anymore

Forbes has released its annual list of the 25 highest paid musicians and the top spot has gone to someone who doesn't make music anymore.
Kyle McGovern / November 29, 2012

Elton John Gets Re-Remixed by the 2 Bears, Fred Falke

So many things could go wrong when remixing Elton John. For one thing, that's Sir Elton John, and now that Prince Harry has refashioned himself…
Philip Sherburne / August 17, 2012
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