Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Elton John Scaling Back Touring in 3 Years

Sir Elton John is planning to cut back on his tour commitments in the coming years so he can be by his young son's side when he starts school.

All Hail King Elton

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 As Elton John knows, it's good to be the king.

 The musical sovereign will play an imperious monarch in a Pepsi Super Bowl ad this Sunday, joined by "The X Factor" winner Melanie Amaro.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Elton Stars in Pepsi Super Bowl Ad & GMA Interview

When Melanie Amaro was named the winner of "The X Factor" U.S. in 2011, part of the grand prize that she won is a starring role in a Pepsi commercial that will premiere during Super Bowl XLVI on February 5, 2012. According to Billboard, the commercial features Amaro, Elton John and Flava Flav (of Public Enemy and reality TV fame). And the song that Amaro sings in the commercial is her version of Aretha Franklin's "Respect."

Friday, January 27, 2012

Elton Coming to Norway

Sir Elton John will play a concert in the Arctic town of Tromsø in the end of March. All tickets were sold out the same day as the news was announced.

Leon Russell Turns 70 Soon

Leon Russell's birthday bash will be 7 p.m. April 14 at the Brady Theater.

Photo's of Elton Feature in San Fran Art Exhibit

The San Francisco Art Exchange, an art gallery specialized in the art of popular culture located in San Francisco is currently hosting an entertainment art exhibition.

No Oscar Nomination for Elton, Madonna or Mary

Film and music industry watchers were shocked on Tuesday to find that only two songs got Oscar nominations in the song category, "Man or Muppet" from "The Muppets" and "Real in Rio" from "Rio," both films aimed at family audiences.

Rocket Pictures Working on Pop Music Movie

Sir Elton John's film company is bringing to life a pop hopeful's tale of record company rejection.

Watch The Union Documentary Trailer

The Union premiers Thursday February 2 at 9pm on HBO.

Ask Davey Johnstone Anything

Here is your chance to ask Davey Johnstone any question you want directly.

Visit musinq.net to ask Elton's long serving guitarist anything.

Please keep questions to 1 or 2 and ask challenging questions!

Davey will reply when time permits.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Elton Coming to Belfast

Elton and the band are to return to Northern Ireland for a concert in Belfast at the Odyssey Arena on Thursday, June 7. This will be Elton's first show in the city since 2007.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Elton Congratulates Robert Kraft

As Robert Kraft was holding the new-fangled Lamar Hunt trophy as AFC champions and talking about his late wife being the heavenly force that blew Billy Cundiff‘s 32-yard field goal wide left, he was handed a cell phone. “It’s my pal Elton John,” Kraft announced, after hosting Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler in his owner’s suite as the Patriots beat the Ravens, 23-20, to advance to Super Bowl XLVI.

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Rocket Pictures Developing NERDS

Elton John’s Rocket Pictures has acquired film rights to Michael Buckley’s bestselling series Nerds, and will develop them as an animated family feature that Buckley will script. Rocket Pictures principals Steve Hamilton Shaw and David Furnish will produce. John is exec producer.

Vote for Elton at OAFC

As global stars they are used to performing in front of sell-out crowds at some of the world’s top arenas. But big names such as Rod Stewart, Elton John and Noel Gallagher could be set to take the stage this summer at a rather less-heralded setting – Oldham Athletic’s Boundary Park.

Elton Breaks Hunter Valley Record, Eran James Sends Letter to Elton

THE Hunter recorded a bumper year in entertainment in 2011 with attendance and profit records smashed across the region.

Elton Coming to Charleston, Roanoke, Raleigh & Richmond

Elton and band's Spring tour of the USA heads to the south, with new concerts just announced in Charleston (March 7), Roanoke (March 15), Raleigh (March 16) and Richmond (March 17).

David Apologises to Madonna

Sir Elton John's husband David Furnish has addressed his post-Golden Globes attack on Madonna, insisting the media blew it out of all proportion.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Support Acts Announced for Oscar's Party & Costa Rican Gig

The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) announced today that the 20th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party, hosted by Sir Elton John and David Furnish, will feature a special performance by the Grammy® Nominated and Billboard chart-topping band, Foster the People.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

2Cellos on Glee Jan 31

2CELLOS, the Croatian duo who have been on tour with Elton and the band, have astonished the world with their cello-only version of Michael Jackson's Smooth Criminal.

David is Still Upset with Madonna

Elton John's civil partner David Furnish has described Madonna's win at the Golden Globes as "a fluke" and said the "integrity" of the awards should be questioned.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

David Furnish Blasts Madonna

DAVID Furnish has launched a blistering attack on Madonna following her Golden Globes win.

Elton's Coming to Denmark

Elton and the band are to play a concert on July 4, 2012, at Augustenborg Slotspark (Castle), Augustenborg, Denmark.

Public tickets for this concert go on sale on January 21 at 10.00 and can be bought here.

Buy a VIP EJAF Oscar's Party Tour for $15k or 2 Elton CD's for $8

Hollywood’s awards season is in high gear, and thanks to Kensington Tours silver screen-loving soul mates can savor the spotlight alongside the stars during a five-day fantasy getaway to L.A.

Monday, January 16, 2012

Madonna Wins Golden Globe, Elton's shocked

Elton John tested the agility of the US censors before the Golden Globes show began on Sunday, using an obscenity when describing Madonna's chances against him in the best song category.

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Elton Coming to Batumi & Armenia...

For those who have Elton John's live concert in their “Must See Before I Die” list, we have good news. As we learnt very recently the world famous singer-composer is planning to have a concert in Batumi, Georgia at the Piazza. They say that the singer has had the intention of organizing a concert in Georgia after watching Sting's concert there on the Internet. His management has expressed desire to perform one of the singer's projects "Solo Piano" in Batumi.

Pre-Order "Love is The Cure" Now

Elton John's personally written letters and stories about the global AIDS epidemic are now available for pre-order via the link above in both hardcover and Audio CD versions. The audio cd will be spoken by Elton himself!

Release date July 17

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Elton Prepares for The Golden Globes

When Golden Globes host Ricky Gervais took sharp swipes at Mel Gibson, Bruce Willis, Robert Downey, Jr. and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association at last year's ceremony, some criticized the comedian for going too far.

Elton Coming to Poland

Elton and the band are to play a concert on July 8, 2012 at Ergo Arena, Gdansk, Poland.

Public tickets for this concert will be on sale from this link.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Rupert Murdoch Angry Over Settlement with Elton

News Corporation chairman Rupert Murdoch took a "hands on approach" to his UK newspapers, The Sun tabloid's former editor told an inquiry into press ethics yesterday, recounting Mr Murdoch's reaction to a story involving Elton John.

Monday, January 9, 2012

Elton's First Book to be Released July 2012

Fans of Elton John, will have to wait a little longer for his memoir of sex, drugs and rock ’n’ roll. But his publisher is expected to announce Monday that Mr. John, 64, has signed up to write his first book, about his experience in fighting AIDS.

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Elton Coming to Florida, Ray Cooper Coming to Mexico

Elton John & His Band. Friday, March 9. BankAtlantic Center, One Panther Pkwy., Sunrise. Tickets go on sale Saturday, January 14, at 10 a.m. for $35.75 to $140.75 plus fees via ticketmaster.com. Call 954-835-8000 or visit bankatlanticcenter.com.

Justin Timberlake Interested in Elton Role

John has already stated that he is eager to see Timberlake play him in the movie – which is believed to be called Rocket Man – and that has prompted the American star of films such as Social Network and Bad Teacher to give the role some serious consideration.

A source close to the project spoke to entertainment show E! News about Timberlake, saying: “Justin is taking it very seriously. He’s working with his people to figure out exactly how to respond.”

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Elton Not Appearing on Glee

Glee fans who were hoping that Elton John would play one of Rachel Berry's theatrically-inclined fathers have had their dreams dashed.

Elton's History with the Oscars

Elton John's history with the Academy Awards almost got off to a very bad start.

Monday, January 2, 2012

Interview with Bernie Taupin

One reason I quit doing interviews after years and years and years was because I was making things up. People would ask me the same question again and again and again, and I'd add something new to the story because I was bored of it. I'd embellish the stories to the point where I couldn't remember what was true or not.

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Welcome to The New Home of Elton John!

Dear All,

Today marks the launch of the new website I revealed to you last month.

Please welcome www.eltondaily.com as the replacement to www.eltonjohnnews.blogspot.com

A Conversation With Sir Elton John

Elton John will be up for a Golden Globe for song for "Hello, Hello" (co-written with longtime collaborator Bernie Taupin) from the film "Gnomeo & Juliet" on Jan. 15. John's third Globe nod comes amid a whirlwind of activity for the 64-year-old pop legend.