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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

Elton John – “Young Dumb & Broke” (Khalid Cover)

Elton John has released a cover of Khalid’s breakout single "Young Dumb & Broke," originally released back in 2017. The "Young Dumb & Broke" cover…
Will Gottsegen / December 12, 2018

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
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