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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

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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On Chromatica, Lady Gaga Struggles Along With Us to Find What Normal Is

Lady Gaga is one of those artists you wish wasn’t such a crowd-pleaser, because her crowd is often wrong. And maybe we’d play it safe…
Dan Weiss / June 3, 2020

Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert From 1992 to Stream This Weekend

The Freddie Mercury tribute concert, which took place in 1992 at London's Wembley Stadium, will be coming to YouTube for three nights, just like the…
SPIN Staff / May 14, 2020

Eddie Vedder, Paul McCartney, Lady Gaga, Elton John Perform on One World: Together at Home

The much-anticipated One World: Together at Home livestream took over network and some cable TV channels on Saturday night. Eddie Vedder, The Rolling Stones, Lady Gaga,…
SPIN Staff / April 18, 2020

Eddie Vedder, Lady Gaga, Paul McCartney and More to Play ‘One World Together at Home’ Special

Eddie Vedder, Paul McCartney and Lady Gaga are just some of the stars who have teamed up with Global Citizen and the World Health Organization…
SPIN Staff / April 6, 2020

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
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