Posts tagged "elton john"

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 81 years ago when Con Conrad and and Herb Magidson took home the first-ever Oscar for Best Original Song: "The Continental," from the…
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 Yeezu…
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 artist…
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

Elton John’s Husband Non-Apologizes to Madonna

Elton John and his husband David Furnish were sore nominees and sore losers at last weekend's Golden Globe Awards. Before the show began, John pegged…
Caryn Ganz / January 20, 2012

Justin Timberlake Reportedly Engaged to Jessica Biel, Devoted to Portraying Elton John

Cry us a river, folks. More than five years after sweetly crooning a marriage proposal on FutureSex/LoveSounds hit "My Love," Justin Timberlake has finally gone…
Marc Hogan / January 4, 2012

Hear the 2012 Golden Globe Nominees for Best Original Song, From Lady Gaga to Chris Cornell

Nominations for the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced this morning, and for the second year in a row, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ro…
SPIN Staff / December 15, 2011
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