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Elton John Isn’t Performing at Donald Trump’s Inauguration, Despite Trump Adviser’s Claims

In an interview with BBC's HARDtalk, Donald Trump adviser Anthony Scaramucci said that Elton John would perform at the president-elect's inauguration, to show the team's support for…
Brian Josephs / November 23, 2016

A Tribe Called Quest’s New Album Features André 3000, Kendrick Lamar, Elton John, Jack White

Last week, Q-Tip announced that A Tribe Called Quest will release their first album since 1998's The Love Movement on November 11. A new New York Times profile…
Brian Josephs / November 2, 2016

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
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