Monday, October 31, 2011

2nd Honolulu Concert Confirmed

A second show has been added to Elton John’s Hawai’i visit in January. Both concerts take place at Honolulu’s Blaisdell Arena–the first on January 6th, and the added concert on January 7th.

Plan B Offends Elton

PLAN B needed a Plan C after offending no less than Sir Elton John.

Elton John Appears on South Park

Randy's co-workers show him what's great about Broadway Musicals in an all-new episode of "South Park" titled "Broadway Bro Down" premiering on Wednesday, October 26 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Disney Refuse to Pay Elton for Lion King 3D

SIR Elton John is roaring mad over being mauled by Disney bosses who are not paying him royalties for the 3D version of hit movie The Lion King.

Saturday, October 29, 2011

6 Dates Added for Vegas in April, New Aussie Tour Page

Elton and the band have announced more 2012 dates for The Million Dollar Piano show at The Colosseum, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas. The dates are:

Team Elton Wins Again!





The city of Cleveland holds special memories for Sir Elton John and Martina Navratilova. Both were in Northeast Ohio yesterday for the 19th annual World Team Tennis Smash Hit charity event which was held at Public Hall last night. While most know of the enormous success they both achieved in their fields, few realize that Cleveland was a stepping stone in their achievements.

David & Elton Meet Justin Timberlake & OneRepublic

Sir Elton John has thrown a birthday party for his partner David Furnish in New York.

Ryan Adams Makes Peace with Sir Elton

Ryan Adams has praised Sir Elton John after the star tried to talk him out of his addiction problems.

Enduring Vision Raises $2M


SIR ELTON JOHN raised more than $2 million for his AIDS charity by throwing a star-studded gala in New York on Wednesday night (26Oct11).

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Elton John Returning to Hawaii Jan 6

Elton John and his band will return to Honolulu's Blaisdell Arena on Friday, January 6th at 8pm, performing their "Greatest Hits Live" concert, featuring number one chart hits and classic album tracks from throughout Elton's incredible five-decade career.

2Cello's Signing Up to Rocket Music Entertainment

Sir Elton John’s Rocket Music Entertainment is rumoured to be taking over the management of Croatian 2Cellos duo that became famous worldwide with their unique rendition of Michael Jackson’s Smooth Criminal.

Ben Babylon Records Album with EJ Band




As the son of late Grammy-winning keyboard player Guy Babylon, Ben Babylon grew up in the shadow of the Elton John Band, studying and learning from some of the world's greatest rock artists, while developing his own unique style. Now, the 14-year-old singer/songwriter has released "Contradiction," the first single from his upcoming album of original songs, "Dreams for Sale," recorded with the help of legendary EJ musicians Davey Johnstone, Nigel Olsson, Bob Birch and Martin Tillman.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Australian Fan Drinks Confirmed


Come and join your fellow Elton John fans for a casual get-together before the big concert. It’s a great opportunity to meet like minded people from around Australia and the world.  There will be no formalities, come and say G’day.

What Songs Should Elton Play?

Would you like to tell Sir Elton John what songs you would most love to hear him perform live?

Here is your chance. Simply select your 22 favourite songs from the online survey link below. The survey will be open until Monday November 21. The results will then be sent to EltonJohn.com to pass to Elton for his consideration.

You can only enter the survey once per computer. You cannot select more or less than 22 songs. Only songs that Elton has performed live in the last 5 years and that have a higher chance of being played live have been included.
Feel free to share the survey link and get your favourites supported!

The survey is anonymous. 

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Elton Sang Blue Eyes at Elizabeth Taylor Memorial

It was, in his own words, a classic case of "boy meets girl, and boy pesters girl with too many phone calls at inappropriate hours of the night".

Read Elton's Opinion of HIV Drug Funding

Sir Elton John, the musician and songwriter, is the founder of the Elton John AIDS Foundation, which has raised more than $225 million for HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention since 1992. Sen. Bill Nelson is the senior U.S. senator from Florida, one of the states hardest hit by AIDS.

Read their co-authored article below:

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1011/65769.html

David Furnish Speaking in Chicago AIDS Conference

Chicago is gearing up to host the country's largest AIDS conference, bound for the city on Nov. 10. The U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA) will make its first appearance in the city as it celebrates its 15th year running.

Elton John Commands $1 Million Performance Fee Per Show



Yes, you've read it right. Sir Elton John's performance fee in Malaysia is more than US$1 million (S$1.3 million).

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Elton John Fan's Wanted for Anderson Cooper

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Elton John Invited to Elizabeth Taylor Tribute

A tribute to the late screen siren Elizabeth Taylor will be held over the weekend in Los Angeles, Deadline reported Friday.

Elton John Coming to Malaysia

Sir Elton John is set to make the biggest concert splash here this year with a show at the Arena of Stars, Resorts World Genting on Nov 22.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Johnny Depp Has Dinner With Elton John

Johnny Depp and Sir Elton John have sparked rumours they are working on a project together after they enjoyed an evening out.

Friday, October 7, 2011

Elton John's New Fragrance Candle Hits Shelves Soon




NEST Fragrances, the leading luxury home fragrance manufacturer, announces the introduction of Sir Elton John’s Holiday to benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation, one of the world's leading nonprofit HIV/AIDS organizations supporting innovative HIV prevention programs. The Sir Elton John’s Holiday charitable candle and boxed votive set will debut at Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus and specialty stores nationwide beginning in mid-October.

Love Lies Bleeding Moving to Toronto

Bennie and the Jets, A Candle in the Wind and Goodbye Yellow Brick Road are all the kind of pop songs with instant recognition.

Yet for people who grew up listening to the classic songs by Sir Elton John and Bernie Taupin, there's more to them than heartbreaking lyrics and memorable tunes. The songs are also associated with memories of their youth.

Win A Backstage Tour of The Million Dollar Piano & VIP Seats

Rick Lax caught up with Yamaha Entertainment Group Vice President Chris Gero to ask four questions about Elton John's very special, very expensive, custom piano.

Billy Elliot's Sky High Operating Costs Killed It

Ten Tony Awards, rave reviews and the unwavering support of the most powerful columnist in the history of Broadway (thank you, you’re too kind) -- and “Billy Elliot” is hanging up its toe shoes after just three years in New York?

What, pray tutu, happened?

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Kate Bush Gets Elton John For New Album




Kate Bush's new album is set to feature Elton John and Stephen Fry, it has been revealed.

Ewan McGregor Keen to be Elton John

Moulin Rouge star Ewan McGregor did say he would be keen to play Sir Elton John in his new musical biopic Rocketman, after he was tipped for the part.

McGregor said: “I’d be delighted – send me the script Elton.”

- Expressandstar.com

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Details on Elton's Million Dollar Wardrobe



GEOX the premier Italian brand famous for the innovative use of breathable technology and the renown British shoe designer Patrick Cox have created the eye catching footwear that Elton John will wear during his new show The Million Dollar Piano, which has just opened at Caesar’s Palace in Vegas.

Billy Elliot Broadway to Close on Jan 8

He's danced for New Yorkers for three years, but come this January he'll be hanging up his ballet shoes.
"Billy Elliot the Musical" will end its Broadway run with a final show on January 8 having been performed in the city more than 1,300 times. Featuring music by Elton John, the show won the 2009 Tony Award for best musical.

3000th Concert by Sir Elton John on October 8

Elton's concert on Saturday October 8 at The Colosseum, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas will be extremely special for several reasons. Not only is this concert one of the first in The Million Dollar Piano opening season, not only does 2011 mark 40 years since Elton's debut concert in Las Vegas, but on October 8 Elton will play his 3000th public concert!

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Art Auction to Support EJAF

Works by Jeff Koons, Keith Haring and four other artists are expected to raise more than $1 million (640,000 pounds) for Elton John's AIDS Foundation (EJAF) when they are sold at auction in November, Sotheby's said on Friday.

Reviews of The Million Dollar Piano

Please find below some reviews of The Million Dollar Piano by some of the most respected music and entertainment reviewers and critics in America.

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Yamaha Making a Documentary About Million Dollar Piano

The cameras used to professionally record the opening night of The Million Dollar Piano were there filming a documentary available for sale in the future.