Thursday, November 28, 2013

Matt Bissonette Speaks About Replacing Bob Birch


Playing bass in Elton John’s band is more than just another gig for Matt Bissonette.

It’s personal.

'Reality Stars Should Be Assassinated' - Elton

Sir Elton John says reality TV stars are the people of nightmares.

Gnomeo Elton Figurine Coming Soon

Been looking for the Elton John Gnome from the Gnomeo & Juliet movie? Well, something spectacular is on the way!

Elton Returning to Newcastle

On July 2, Elton and the band will play Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle, UK.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Reminder: Order Your 2014 Elton John The Million Dollar Piano Wall Calendar Now


Reminder: All orders for the 2014 Elton John The Million Dollar Piano Wall Calendar must be paid for by December 6. Please note no orders will be received after this date.

Pictured above are two example shots of some of the pages within.

All enquiries and orders to editor@eltondaily.com

Elton Coming to London, ON

Music icon Elton John is returning to the Forest City.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Watch Elton Record in the Studio



Singer Gary Barlow feels Elton John is a proud father, who loves to show off the pictures of his sons.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

A Chat With Bernie

Los Angeles Local News, Weather, and Traffic

Bernie Taupin is probably best known for his songwriting and collaborations with Elton John...but he also paints! Bernie's got an art exhibit that will run through December at Gallery 319 In Woodland Hills.

Preview of Gaga & The Jets



FIZZ Photos



 
Shhhh. Fizz, the bubblicious Champagne bar at Caesars Palace, quietly opened last Friday night. Why so quiet? Owners Steven Kennedy and Michael Greco, who partnered with Sir Elton John's husband David Furnish to open the space, don't plan to throw a grand opening gala until John himself returns to Caesars with his Million Dollar Piano residency in the spring. Until then, this is a project in motion with changes coming all the time.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Sir Elton Slams Celebrity Worship

When Billie Jean King first met Elton John, she nearly fainted.

“We met at a party,” King says.

It was 1973 and King was at the height of her fame as the premiere female tennis champion. She asked the host of the event what the reason for the party was.

FIZZ Las Vegas - Now Open

Now Open: Nightlife innovators Michael Greco and Steven Kennedy’s newly formed Marvel Management and Marketing (M3) have collaborated with David Furnish to open a fashionable addition to Caesars Palace Las Vegas. FIZZ Las Vegas, a 2,750-square-foot champagne lounge and bar, will be the epicenter of chic, celebrating the crossroad between champagne and couture cocktail offerings with art, fashion and design.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Gary Barlow & Elton John to Release Duet as Single

Gary Barlow has exclusively confirmed to MTV News UK that Elton John duet Face To Face will be the second single to be taken from his new album.

Elton & Band Coming to Hamilton & Oshawa, ON

On February 8, Elton and the band will play the Copps Coliseum in Hamilton, ON. They will also appear at the General Motors Centre in Oshawa, ON on February 12.

Monday, November 18, 2013

$700k Raised at Smash Hits Orlando

As she ran up stairs to serve the ball from the stands, Venus Williams kicked over a drink. The serve didn't make it over the net, but there was a more pressing issue she needed to address.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Reminder: Watch Elton at Smash Hits Live This Sunday

Elton John and Billie Jean King will be co-hosting Smash Hits in Orlando, Florida this Sunday.

Bid on a Chance to Meet Elton

Elton John is one of the stars taking part in a new online auction to benefit the Grammy Foundation and MusiCares Foundation charities. The pop-rock legend is offering a private meet-and-greet opportunity, plus two tickets to one of his “Million Dollar Piano” concerts in Las Vegas at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace sometime in spring 2014.

Tom Hardy Wears Elton's Tracksuit

In preparation for playing the '70s rock icon in the biopic "Rocketman," the actor tells THR he's been trying on Elton's old clothing -- he's especially a fan of track suits.

The Diving Board in Running for Best Record Sleeve of The Year

Having released some of 2013’s biggest-selling records, Paul McCartney, Elton John and Daft Punk are now among artists in the running for the Best Art Vinyl 2013 prize.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Elton Launches New Stage Design, New Songs at Bridgeport



For a minute there, Elton John was worried. "I'm freaking out up here," he said midway through his tour-opening set on Friday in Bridgeport, Connecticut. "I'm losing my voice."

Saturday, November 9, 2013

2014 Elton John The Million Dollar Piano Calendar Available Now

Following on from last year's enormous success with 'Elton John & His Band Live in Australia 2012 - 2013 Calendar', Elton Daily has launched 'Elton John The Million Dollar Piano 2014 Calendar' just in time for the holiday season.

Elton John Inducted Into The Headwear Hall of Fame

Among the numerous awards and honors Elton John has received over the years, this is surely one of the most unusual: The pop-rock legend has been chosen for induction into the 2014 Headwear Hall of Fame.

Friday, November 8, 2013

Elton to Perform Duet with Gary Barlow at X Factor Finale

Next month’s X Factor final is set to be the biggest yet – but not because of this year’s crop of hopefuls, but instead because Elton John has signed up.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Tom Hardy & Elton John Meet Film Buyers in Santa Monica

The pop icon and star turned up at a Tuesday morning breakfast in Santa Monica to personally tout Rocketman, the Elton John biopic that will star Hardy. Leading foreign sales outfit Good Universe hosted the event on the eve of the American Film Market, where it will shop the project to international distributors.

Interview with Raphael Saadiq

Raphael Saadiq, who started his career in 1986 playing bass in Sheila E.’s band during Prince’s Parade Tour, has been keeping busy over the past 25 years…first with the group Tony! Toni! Toné! and then a great deal of session work as well as his own highly acclaimed neo soul albums. In 2012, Raphael was invited to play bass on Elton’s new album, The Diving Board. Recently, Raphael spoke with EltonJohn.com.

Elton John Coming to Nottingham, Leigh & Colchester UK

Elton John will play one of just three dates on his 2014 UK tour in Nottingham.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Saturday, November 2, 2013

T-Bone on Elton & Elton on T-Bone

In an extended interview with THR, the outspoken award-winning producer talks about working with Elton John and the Coen brothers, his own time in front of the camera and the magic of analog: "Digital sound has dehumanized us," he says.

Elton Helps GQ Celebrate 25 Years in Special Photoshoot

Some of the biggest names in U.K. rock history have taken part in a new photo shoot for British GQ that celebrates the magazine’s 25th anniversary. The Who‘s Roger Daltrey, The Kinks‘ Ray Davies, Elton John and Bryan Ferry are among the stars who dressed up in wool suits designed by some of the U.K.’s most famous tailors for a piece titled “Savile Row Is Rock ‘n’ Roll.”

Elton Among Top 25 Entertainment Industry Art Collectors

Global pop superstars makes tons of cash, and since there are only so many mansions and cars you can buy, it’s no wonder that some of them sink their fortunes into art. The Hollywood Reporter has created a list of the entertainment industry’s “Top 25 Art Collectors,” and Elton John and Madonna are both on the list.

Elton & Andy Roddick to Take on Venus Williams & Marion Bartoli

Billie Jean King made history 40 years ago when she beat Bobby Riggs in the famous Battle of the Sexes match.

Elton Loves Tom Hardy Playing Him, Feels Sorry for Reality TV Singers

Living legend Sir Elton John has told of his delight that actor Tom Hardy had been cast to play him in a movie about his life.

Elton Unveils His New Organ


Last week, the Royal Academy of Music (RAM) celebrated the arrival and installation of the Sir Elton John and Ray Cooper Organ in Duke’s Hall, the main auditorium of the Academy on Marylebone Road in London.

Jack White Collaborates with Elton John on Soundtrack for BBC Miniseries

Elton John has let slip that he recently recorded a song with former White Stripes frontman Jack White and The Diving Board producer T Bone Burnett for a new documentary miniseries for the BBC titled American Epic. Burnett and White are collaborating on the soundtrack to the six-episode program, which profiles blues artists of the 1930s and features contemporary musicians recording on vintage equipment.

Elton Collects Rockefeller Lifetime Achievement Award

With little fanfare, Elton John slipped into town Wednesday night to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from The Rockefeller Foundation. The singer appeared at Red Cross National Headquarters with his partner, David Furnish, for an awards dinner that honored him for advocacy on behalf of people with HIV/AIDS through the Elton John AIDS Foundation. “When we started the foundation, we were not shooting for the stars. We simply wanted to do something — anything — to help,” Elton said.

Elton's Bodyguard Becomes Mens Health Model

With his bulging biceps, abs of steel and clean-cut good looks, 34-year-old Peter Howe looks every inch the cover star.

Elton's LA Apartment Back on the Market

Developer Brendan Deschamps bought Elton John’s condos last year in West Hollywood, and now one of them is back on the market.

Elton Danced with Her Majesty The Queen

THE Queen once jived with Elton John at Windsor Castle to the 1950s classic hit Rock Around The Clock, the rock star claims.