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Elton John Honors Aretha Franklin With Detroit Performance of “Border Song”

Elton John used his appearance in the late Aretha Franklin's home town to pay a warm tribute to her -- and highlight something special she…
Gary Graff, Billboard / October 13, 2018

Watch the First Trailer for the Elton John Biopic Rocketman

The first teaser trailer for a new Elton John biopic, aptly entitled Rocketman, has been released today. The film was directed by Dexter Fletcher, who…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 1, 2018

Elton John Dedicates Song to Mac Miller at Farewell Tour Kickoff

Elton John kicked off his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour in Allentown, Pennsylvania Saturday night, and during his performance, the "Rocket Man" songwriter dedicated his…
Rob Arcand / September 9, 2018

Barbra Streisand, Diana Ross, Paul McCartney, and More Remember Aretha Franklin

Legendary Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has died at age 76 of complications from advanced pancreatic cancer, according to a statement from her family. Universally admired for her iconic voice and…
Isabella Castro-Cota / August 16, 2018

Trump Says He Still Has “Rocket Man” CD for Kim Jong Un, Along With “A Little Gift”

President Trump today confirmed reports that he intends to give his new buddy Kim Jong Un a signed (by Trump, not by Elton John) "Rocket Man" CD, a cute…
Maggie Serota / July 10, 2018

Trump Sends Elton John “Rocket Man” CD to New Pal Kim Jong Un

President Trump and Kim Jong Un are apparently in the making mixtapes portion of their burgeoning friendship, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set…
Maggie Serota / July 6, 2018

Elton John Urges Fans to Boycott Social Media in Response to Homophobic Hate Speech

Elton John has called for fans to boycott social media in response to homophobic hate speech on popular social media platforms. In a new interview…
Rob Arcand / June 10, 2018

Elton John Performs at Royal Wedding Reception

Sir Elton John performed at the reception for the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. John and the Royal Family have an extensive history together;…
Joshua Copperman / May 20, 2018

Elton John to Perform at Royal Wedding: Report

Sir Elton John will indeed be performing at his old friend Prince Harry's wedding on Saturday, TMZ reports. The "Rocket Man" singer was among an…
Maggie Serota / May 17, 2018

The Country-Centric Restoration Is the Elton John Tribute Album You Should Hear

Two different tribute albums to the classic songbook of Elton John and lyricist Bernie Taupin were released today. One of them, Revamp, invited a big tent of contributors…
Andy Cush / April 6, 2018

Hear the Killers and Queens of the Stone Age Cover Elton John on New Tribute Album

Today saw the release of Revamp, a tribute album with a diverse and occasionally questionable list of artist covering the immortal songs of Elton John and lyricist Bernie…
Andy Cush / April 6, 2018

Hear Lady Gaga Cover Elton John’s Classic “Your Song”

Lady Gaga has released a new cover of Elton John's classic 1970 single "Your Song." The track comes from Revamp, a new album of pop…
Rob Arcand / March 30, 2018

Listen to Two New Elton John Covers From Q-Tip and Demi Lovato, Chris Stapleton

Yesterday, Elton John announced two new covers albums of his songs, called Revamp and Restoration. Curated by John and his longtime writing partner Bernie Taupin, the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 16, 2018

The Track List for the New Elton John Tribute Album Looks Very Troubling

Elton John is preparing to retire from touring, and so it seems as fitting a moment as any to honor the esteemed and prolific singer-songwriter…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 15, 2018

Watch Elton John Call Ed Sheeran “Ed Shirran” at the BRIT Awards

During the BRIT Awards, Sir Elton John took the time to introduce his "dear friend Ed Sheeran." One quirk: the legend has a different way of…
Monique Melendez / February 21, 2018
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