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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

Elton John Ends New Zealand Show Early Due to Illness

Elton John gave it his best shot but had to cut short his show in Auckland, New Zealand, after being diagnosed with walking pneumonia earlier…
Daniel Kohn / February 16, 2020

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Dave Grohl, Billie Joe Armstrong and Billie Eilish Perform at iHeart Living Room Concert

The Elton John-hosted iHeart Living Room Concert took place tonight and featured a number of performances of quarantined artists. Dave Grohl, from Hawaii,…
SPIN Staff / March 29, 2020

Elton John Ends New Zealand Show Early Due to Illness

Elton John gave it his best shot but had to cut short his show in Auckland, New Zealand, after being diagnosed with walking pneumonia earlier…
Daniel Kohn / February 16, 2020

Oscars 2020: Elton John’s “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” Wins Best Original Song

Elton John took home the Oscar for "Best Original Song" at the Academy Awards on Sunday night for "(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again." The living…
Josh Chesler / February 9, 2020

Elton John, Olivia Newton-John, Roger Taylor, More Receive Queen Elizabeth’s New Year’s Honours Awards

Queen Elizabeth has released her annual New Year's Honours List and this year's class includes a few famous musicians. Elton John, Olivia Newton-John, and Queen…
Rob Arcand / December 29, 2019

Sting: Our 1985 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the July 1985 issue of SPIN. 60° West Longitude, 16°45' North Latitude—"Captain sir, permission to break out the…
Timothy White / September 8, 2019

Hall & Oates: Our 1988 Interview

This article originally appeared in the July 1988 Issue of SPIN. "I am he, the light-bearer, Lucifer, the morning star!" shouts the handsome…
Timothy White / August 31, 2019

Listen to the The Lion King Soundtrack Featuring Beyoncé, Donald Glover, Elton John, Seth Rogen and More

The soundtrack for Jon Favreau's remake of Disney's The Lion King has been released a week ahead of the movie's theatrical debut. Among other things, the soundtrack…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 11, 2019

Elton John Calls Vladimir Putin Hypocritical Following Rocketman Censorship

Elton John called recent statements made by Russian president Vladimir Putin about Russia's LGBTQ+ populations hypocritical. The remark comes in response to a recent interview that…
Rob Arcand / June 28, 2019

Lion King Original Soundtrack Announced Featuring Beyoncé, Donald Glover, and Elton John

Disney has announced the new soundtrack for its forthcoming Lion King remake. The soundtrack features appearances from Elton John, Beyoncé, and Donald Glover, as well…
Israel Daramola / June 24, 2019

10 Essential Elton John Deep Cuts

In the late 1970s and 1980s, Elton John released inconsistent albums, with a few great songs on each of them, annually or biannually. Like the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 31, 2019

Elton John & Taron Egerton – “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again”

Elton John and longtime lyricist Bernie Taupin tap into a joyous disco girl group vibe on "(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again," a fresh track the…
Gil Kaufman, Billboard / May 16, 2019

Elton John Biopic Rocketman Expected to Get R-Rating for Sex, Drug Scenes

Rocketman, Paramount’s Elton John musical, is expected to be rated R and will include an intimate love scene between Taron Egerton, who plays the English…

Watch Elton John & Taron Egerton Perform “Tiny Dancer” at John’s Oscars Party

Last night’s Oscars ceremony reminded us of a good many things that we already know, and one of those things was this: The Academy Of…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / February 25, 2019

The 101 Best Songs of 2018

This year gave us a Post Malone song we wish we didn’t like so much, a bunch of Kanye music we wish we liked more,…
SPIN Staff / December 20, 2018
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