Thursday, July 20, 2017

Elton Part of Princess Diana Documentary

PRINCE WILLIAM and Prince Harry will reveal the last conversation they had with their mother, Princess Diana, in a remarkable documentary due to air on ITV next week.

Bernie Taupin Selling His Ranch

Bernie Taupin, noted lyricist and longtime songwriting partner to Sir Elton John, has listed his longtime home in the Santa Ynez Valley for sale at $4.7 million.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Taron Egerton Might Replace Tom Hardy in Rocketman Movie

Taron Egerton is in discussions about playing Elton John in a film based on the classically trained singer-songwriter’s eventful life.

Hamburg Concert Postponed, 2nd Georgian Concert Announced

Please note that, owing to airport restrictions in place for the upcoming G-20 Summit, Elton’s 8 July concert at Barclaycard-Arena in Hamburg, Germany is rescheduled to 5 December, 2017.

Terrorist Gets 16 Years Prison for Planning Elton John Concert Bombing

A BRITISH teenage Islamist has been jailed for a minimum of 16 years for plotting a bomb attack at an Elton John concert in London on the 9/11 anniversary.

Elton Investing in Qloo

Qloo, which bills itself as “the cultural artificial intelligence data platform,” has raised $6.5 million in additional funding from AXA Strategic Ventures and Elton John.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Aretha Franklin to Record New Version of Your Song with Elton

Aretha Franklin may be retiring from the stage -- at some point -- but she has no plans to stop making music.

Current Tour Setlist



The Bitch Is Back

Bennie and the Jets

I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues

Take Me to the Pilot

Daniel

Looking Up

A Good Heart

Philadelphia Freedom

I Want Love

Tiny Dancer

Levon

Rocket Man (I Think It's Going to Be a Long, Long Time)

Have Mercy on the Criminal

Your Song

Burn Down the Mission

Sad Songs (Say So Much)

Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me
(Tribute to George Michael)

I'm Still Standing

Crocodile Rock

Your Sister Can't Twist (But She Can Rock 'n Roll)

Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting

Encore:
Candle in the Wind

Elton Performed with Joan Baez

It was a dream playing with music legend Joan Baez at last night's EJAF fundraiser in my garden. Over £3 million was raised for the fight against HIV/AIDS. Huge thanks to all our loyal and generous supporters. And massive thanks to our wonderful event sponsor, Bulgari.

Elton Celebrating 100th Rocket Hour, 50th Anniversary of Meeting Bernie Taupin

Can’t believe #RocketHour hits 100 shows today. Thank you @Beats1, for letting me share my passion for new music each and every week. #Rocket100 @applemusic

Davey Chats About Playing Blackburn

WHENEVER you see footage of Elton John playing live, the chances are you will see Davey Johnstone stood close by.

Elton's Love letter to His Fans

For Gay Pride Month, Billboard asked numerous pop culture luminaries to write 'love letters' to the LGBTQ community. Below, musical icon -- and founder of the Elton John AIDS foundation -- shares his.

David feared for Elton's Life

Sir Elton John’s husband has spoken of how he feared for the singer’s life after he fell ­seriously ill on tour .

Elton Pays Tribute to Manchester, London Victims, Gregg Allman & George Michael

The 70-year-old legendary singer was performing at Derby’s 3aaa County Ground on Sunday (June 4) when he dedicated his hit I Want Love to victims of both the Manchester attack on 22 May and the London Bridge attack which killed seven people.

Some Elton Concert Facts

Preparations for tonight's Elton John’s Excelsior Stadium extravaganza are now complete.

Elton Coming to Shekvetili, Georgia

Elton and the band have announced a new date at the Black Sea Arena in Shekvetili, Georgia for September 16.

The Making of Rocket Man Video

Preview '2 Fingers of Whiskey'



American Epic” is more than a music documentary…this is history. – Elton John

Million Dollar Piano Dates Announced for Oct-Nov 17 & Feb-Mar 18

Caesars Palace and AEG Live have announced over 20 dates for autumn 2017 and early 2018 as part of The Million Dollar Piano, the critically-acclaimed Las Vegas residency that will end May 2018.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Elton to Make First Public Appearance Since Health Scare at Cannes Film Festival

SIR Elton John will make his first public appearance since his latest health scare at the Cannes Film Festival on Monday.

Elton Coming to Toulouse and Friedrichshafen

Elton and the band have announced  new dates at Le Zénith in Toulouse, France for December 12, and December 16, Friedrichshafen, Germany at the Rathaus Halle.

Support Act Announced for UK Tour

Applauded singer/songwriter Jake Isaac has been announced as the support act for pop icon Elton John’s upcoming UK stadium dates, including his show in Peterborough on June 11. Hailing from South London with Caribbean Roots, Isaac released his debut album ‘Our Lives’ last week, and has received support all over the world - selling out headline shows in the US, Europe and the UK, as well as having previously supported Ella Eyre and Paloma Faith.

Chris Cornell - 'The Loveliest Man' - Elton

Shocked and saddened by the sudden death of Chris Cornell. Great singer, songwriter and the loveliest man. My condolences to his wife and family, bandmates and friends.

Airdrie Concert Will be 'Poignant' - Elton

ELTON John has wished Airdrie FC good luck for next season as he gears up for his gig at the Excelsior Stadium.

Elton Selling Australian Art Collection

MUSIC superstar Elton John is selling off part of his Northern Territory art collection.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Elton Coming to Indiana and Maine

Elton and his band will perform in Indiana and Maine, USA in November as part of the Wonderful Crazy Night tour

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Elton Coming to Kingston & St Catharines, ON

Elton and his band will perform in Kingston and St. Catharines, Ontario in November as part of the Wonderful Crazy Night tour!

Elton Coming to Lebanon

The Byblos International Festival program was unveiled Tuesday to reveal the strong lineup of international talent scheduled to perform. Running from early July to early August, the coastal town’s jam-packed seven-event festival promises everything from jazz to Lebanese pop of yesteryear, from reggae princeling Julian Marley to Teutonic alt-rockers Milky Chance and Sir Elton John.

'Elton's Getting Better Every Day' - David

The 70-year-old, who needed surgery and was forced to cancel his Las Vegas shows last month, has vowed to return to music as soon as possible because he is ‘not finished yet’.

Teen Admits to Plotting Nail Bomb Attack on Elton John Concert

A teenager has admitted plotting to carry out a nail bomb attack at Elton John's Hyde Park concert in London on the anniversary of 9/11.

Elton Worth $375M

Beatles great Paul McCartney takes top spot with £780 million ($1 billion) with his wife Nancy Shevell, while impresario Andrew Lloyd-Webber, U2, Elton John, Mick Jagger and his Rolling Stones bandmate Keith Richards complete the top 5.

Winners Selected for The Cut



In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Elton and Bernie’s songwriting partnership, Elton John, supported by YouTube, is giving undiscovered creative talent from all over the world the chance to create the official music videos for their most iconic songs: Rocket Man, Tiny Dancer and Bennie And The Jets.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Elton Coming to Moline, IL

Elton John will perform at the iWireless Center on Nov. 10 as part of a six-city concert tour. The Friday night show will begin at 8 p.m.

Elton Buys Park Bench for Graham Taylor

Sir Elton John has dedicated a park bench to his life-long friend and former England manager Graham Taylor.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Nigel on 50 Years of Touring

Nigel Olsson remembers his first meeting with pop-superstar-in-waiting Elton John well. It was in late 1960s and Olsson was then drumming in the group Plastic Penny, who had a top ten hit with the single Everything I Am. “We were handled by the Dick James Organisation and Dick James had Elton and Bernie [Taupin, his long-time songwriting partner] under writing contract so when I was at the office I would run into them both and when they started recording demos for their songs if I was hanging around they would ask me to play on the demos,” he recalls. “Basically we just hung out together and had a great time and everything kind of went from there.”

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2017

Elton Cancels Three Million Dollar piano Shows for Medical Reasons

We regret to inform you that due to medical reasons, Elton John will be slightly reducing the performance schedule of his upcoming run of “The Million Dollar Piano” at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace by cancelling the three performances scheduled for Tuesday, April 25, Wednesday, April 26, and Wednesday, May 3.

Elton on James Corden & Prince Harry

TIME Magazine‘s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world includes musicians — and fans like James Corden, who are perpetually adjacent to music. In his essay on Corden, Elton John explained how early segments of Carpool Karaoke with superstars like George Michael primed his Late Late Show success across the pond.

See Jack White & Elton Play Together in New American Epic Trailer



Jack White, Alabama Shakes, Beck, The Avett Brothers, Elton John and more will recreate classic American recording sessions from the 1920 for The American Epic Sessions, a feature-length film companion to an upcoming PBS documentary about the rural recording boom of the 1920s.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Davey Johnstone on Retiring 'We Want to Finish on a High Note'

He’s shared a stage with one of the world’s biggest stars for almost half a century, performed in iconic venues that most musicians can only dream of, and lives among the beautiful people of Los Angeles.

Elton Part of Billy Connolly TV Special

Billy Connolly’s famous fans – including Dame Judi Dench, Sir Elton John and Sir Andy Murray – have lined up to take part in a new TV special celebrating his career.

Elton Speaks Out Against Gay Concentration Camps in Chechnya

Elton John is using his voice for more than just singing.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Buenos Aires Show Cancelled Due to Rain

The concert that was to be held at the Hippodrome of Palermo by two iconic figures of the world pop, the British Elton John and the American James Taylor, was suspended this Saturday due to the bad climatic conditions in Buenos Aires.

Elton's Vegas Residency to End in May 2018

Million Dollar Piano advertising posters hung outside the entrance to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas have recently been altered with a new slogan reading 'Residency Ends May 2018'.

David Gest Hired Hitman to Kill Elton John

David Gest ’s best friend has claimed the eccentric entertainer once vowed to have Sir Elton John killed by a hit man after apparently being incensed by one of Sir Elton’s jokes.

Meet Daisy, Elton's Dinosaur

Meet Daisy, the life-size Tyrannosaurus rex sculpture at the Windsor, England, estate of Elton John.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Elton to Perform in Monaco & Zurich

Elton and the band will perform at the Grimaldi Forum, Monaco, Monte Carlo on December 6, 2017.

17-11-70 to be Re Released on Vinyl for Record Store Day


To celebrate the 10th Record Store Day, Elton is releasing 11-17-70+.

Elton to Work with Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice on Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Movie

Elton John, Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice are working on an animated version of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” for STX.

Watch Stevie Wonder, Lady Gaga and Ryan Adams Perform at Elton John’s 70th Birthday Party



Elton spent his 70th birthday on Saturday night advocating for those in need, and for the arts, at a special celebration at Red Studios in Los Angeles benefitting the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) and the Hammer Museum at UCLA. The evening, which honoured his life achievement as well as his 50-year songwriting collaboration with Bernie Taupin, raised nearly $2.8 million to help fund the grant-making initiatives of EJAF and exhibitions and programs at the Hammer Museum.

Elton to Decide About Retiring From Touring ‘Within Six Months’

While previously denying retirement plans, the singer – who marked turning 70 with a lavish bash in Los Angeles on Saturday – is seriously considering whether to step away from touring for more family time with partner David Furnish and their two boys.

Elton Upset Over Fallout with George Michael

Paul Gambaccini has claimed Sir Elton John was “very upset” about his fallout with George Michael.

Elton Tells Ed Sheeran 'Don't Put on Weight

Elton John's had a profound impact on Ed Sheeran's career that goes far beyond the icon's obvious musical influence.

Elton Among 63 New Phone Hacking Claims

Sir Elton John and Gordon Ramsay are taking action against the publisher of the Sun and defunct News of the World over phone-hacking claims.

Nigel on Playing Ewood Park

EXCITEMENT has been building about Elton John bringing his band to Blackburn Rovers Ewood Park ground this summer from the moment news broke about the open air concert.