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Teyana Taylor Enlists Elton John for ‘Lose Each Other’ Video

Teyana Taylor's dream came true when superstar Elton John agreed to play the grand piano in the "Lose Each Other" video, a single from The…
Katherine Turman / October 20, 2020

T Rex All-Star Tribute Album Produced by Hal Willner Gets Release Date

Famed SNL music producer Hal Willner may no longer be with us. However, before losing his battle with COVID-19, he had been working on a…
SPIN Staff / April 29, 2020

Elton John to Host Coronavirus Benefit Special on Fox Featuring Billie Joe Armstrong, Billie Eilish and More

Elton John is going to host a benefit concert airing Fox on March 29. Put together by iHeartMedia and Fox, the special, which…
Daniel Kohn / March 25, 2020

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Watch Rina Sawayama, Elton John Duet on LGBTQ+ Anthem

"Chosen Family," Rina Sawayama's soaring ballad dedicated to LGBTQ+ individuals who lost family and friends after coming out, has just gotten a piano-driven makeover courtesy…
Sarah Grant / April 14, 2021

Elton John Says He Recorded ‘Something With Metallica’ During Lockdown

It looks like there's a Metallica and Elton John collaboration in the works. During the most recent episode of his Apple Music 1 show Rocket Hour, John…
Katrina Nattress / March 28, 2021

The 50 Best Albums of 1971

It's become a cliché, even for post-Baby Boomers, to look back wistfully on the early '70s as some kind of untouchable golden age for popular…
SPIN Staff / January 26, 2021

Miley Cyrus Says She Enlisted Elton John, Chad Smith and More for Metallica Covers LP

While Metallica preps their 11th studio album, Miley Cyrus is collaborating with A-listers for a cover album in homage to the metal behemoths. "I…
Katherine Turman / January 6, 2021

SPIN’s 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

COVID-19 brought the concert industry to a screeching halt in 2020. But all that disposable income music fans generally spend on concert tickets…
Ron Hart / December 13, 2020

Live Music Industry Faces Projected $30 Billion Loss

As fans lament the loss of live music during the nearly year-long pandemic, many who work in the live music business are struggling to survive.
Katherine Turman / December 11, 2020

Elton John Shares ‘Here’s To the Next Time’ From Elton: Jewel Box

Elton John has just released two songs from his upcoming Elton: Jewel Box — one from his Rarities set and "Billy and the Kids" off…
Emily Tan / October 16, 2020

Elton John Unveils Previously Unreleased ‘Regimental Sgt. Zippo’

Elton John is gearing up to release songs from his upcoming massive box set, and he's gone deep into his archive to uncover songs that…
SPIN Staff / October 9, 2020

Gorillaz Team With Elton John and 6lack on New Song Machine Collab

Gorillaz have shared yet another one of their star-studded collaborations today (Oct. 1) featuring Elton John and 6lack. "The Pink Phantom" brings together…
Emily Tan / October 1, 2020

Elton John Announces North American ‘Farewell Tour’ Leg Will Resume in 2022

Elton John will be back in North America...in 2022. While he'll be resuming the Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour in the UK in…
Emily Tan / September 23, 2020

Elton John to Release Massive Career-Spanning Jewel Box

Sir Elton John is getting a massive, career-spanning box set appropriately titled Jewel Box. The set, which encapsulates his entire career from 1965-2019, features 148 personally-curated songs…
Katherine Turman / September 17, 2020

The 25 Best Soundtrack Albums of the 1990s

In the 1980s, music and film collided for cross-promotional blockbusters both transcendent (Purple Rain) and transcendently cheesy (Footloose). In the ‘90s, soundtracks continued to sell…
Al Shipley / August 27, 2020

Elton John on Today’s Hits: ‘They’re Not Real Songs’

Elton John has spoken out on the current state of modern pop music, and it's not pretty. "Everybody else there’s four or five…
Emily Tan / August 27, 2020

Rolling Stones, Ariana Grande, Elton John Are Music’s Highest-Paid Musicians

This year may be a disaster for the music biz, but that doesn't (obviously) mean that 2019 wasn't. Last year, a number of artists made…
Daniel Kohn / August 20, 2020
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