Friday, December 22, 2017

Tribute to Elton Featuring Live Elton Performance Coming to New York Jan 30

A star-studded tribute to Elton John is taking place at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on January 30, just two days after the 60th annual Grammy Awards.

Elton Meets Russian Health Minister & Thanks Rocket Employees

So delighted to have the chance to discuss with Dr Skvortsova a closer collaboration between the Elton John AIDS Foundation and the Ministry of Health to fight AIDS in Russia. Important and urgent work. - Elton

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Elton Interviews Eminem and Noel Gallagher

Now 45, Eminem is preparing to release his ninth studio album, Revival. Before that, he spoke on the phone from his studio in Detroit with his longtime friend and outspoken supporter Elton John.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

No More Shows for 2018

At Elton's recent Hamburg concert at The Barclaycard Arena on December 5, the artist announced he will not be performing more concerts next year. He and the band 'will be taking a year off'.

Elton Wanted for School Benefit

Legislation that was previously approved to have musician Elton John host a benefit for the Cerritos College Music Department has been vetoed by student government President Karen Patron.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Farewell Sheila

So sad to say that my mother passed away this morning. I only saw her last Monday and I am in shock. Travel safe Mum. Thank-you for everything. I will miss you so much. Love, Elton

Monday, December 4, 2017

Elton to Rework The Lion King Hits for New Movie

Sir Elton John will bank as much as $13 million thanks to the upcoming live-action remake of the Disney cartoon “The Lion King.”

Eminem Gave Elton John an Unusual Wedding Gift

Elton John reveals that Eminem gave him and David Furnish diamond encrusted cock rings as a wedding gift, which he says remain unused.

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Bennie and The Jets on Colbert

Diamonds Documentary to Air on Absolute Radio This Weekend

Absolute Radio presents a very special look at the incredible 50 year partnership between Elton John and Bernie Taupin.

Elton Will 'Never Stop Touring' Says David Furnish

Elton John has released his first greatest hits in a decade, Diamonds, which is heading for a Top 5 finish this week thanks in part to a huge TV launch at the weekend with ITV’s Elton John: The Nation’s Favourite Song.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Elton Interviewed by The Advocate

Something happened to Elton John that week in the Ukraine. It was 2009, and he’d been there before, of course, with his husband, David Furnish, as part of the Elton John AIDS Foundation’s efforts to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS. The Ukraine has one of the fastest rising HIV rates in Europe, and John had given a free concert for tens of thousands in Kiev’s main square.

Elton: 'I'm Not Playing This Wonky Piano'

Elton John stopped his concert dead in its tracks Saturday night, after his piano failed miserably.

Bernie Taupin Worth $70M

Bernard John Taupin, the lesser known lyrical powerhouse behind Elton John’s greatest hits has made his money by giving the iconic performer the words to his tunes.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Elton Hopes to Be Involved In The Lion King Remake

With the live-action remake of Disney's The Lion King currently in production, Elton John says he's looking to get on board.

Elton Didn't Think This Massive Song Would Be A Hit

Sir Elton John has said he originally thought his hit song Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me was unlikely to be a success.

How Elton Met Pnau and More On Their Secret New Collaboration

Pnau have tasted the rarest of fruits, a U.K. No. 1 album. Nick Littlemore and Peter Mayes joined an elite pack of Aussies when, in 2012, their album ‘Good Morning to the Night,’ a collection of experimental adaptations of Elton John’s classic catalog, snatched the chart crown in a slow sales week. But this was no low-hanging piece of fruit. The unlikely collaboration was a testament to good connections, great music, timing, luck and — no word of lie — choice artwork.

Cameron Crowe Chats to Elton & Bernie

Film director Cameron Crowe talked to Elton John and Bernie Taupin about what made their songwriting partnership so special – and so enduring

Sherlock Gnomes Trailer Out

Elton's EJAF Speech

Elton on Lorraine

Elton to Appear & Perform on Multiple Shows This Week

The following is a list of Elton’s upcoming appearances (starting this morning) on US and UK TV and radio to promote his ultimate greatest hits collection, 'Diamonds.'

Signed Elton Jacket Up for Auction

This festive jacket has Elton John written all over it. Loud colors, flamboyant design and very, very 1980s. Design by "Trophy" in the U.S., the jacket is further signed by Elton John on the upper right chest with a black marker.

New Elton Bobblehead Pop Rocks Announced

Our newest wave of Pop! Rocks is here, with even more music legends!

Elton to Appear on Grammys Greatest Stories

As the GRAMMY Awards prepare to turn 60 in 2018, it's the perfect time to look back on the amazing moments Music's Biggest Night has brought to the world, and who better to help celebrate than GRAMMY winners themselves?

Enduring Vision Raised $4.4M

On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) raised more than $4.4 million at its 2017 annual New York Fall Gala to support HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, supporting services, and advocacy programs across the United States, the Americas, and the Caribbean. American Airlines, BVLGARI, Robert K. Kraft, Leonard and Judy Lauder Fund, and Bob and Tamar Manoukian served as the Presenting Sponsors of the benefit. The star-studded evening was held at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City.

Elton Has Substancial Indie Cred

He’s been churning out the hits for nearly 50 years, but these days, Elton John is just as concerned with helping to shape the hits of the next 50 years.

Elton Reflects on Fats Domino

What is Elton's Favorite Childhood Song?

Elton Receives Harvard Humanitarian Award

In front of a crowd of nearly 1,000 cheering Harvard affiliates, Elton John was named 2017 Harvard Humanitarian of the Year Monday afternoon in recognition of his work in support of HIV/AIDS research and awareness.

Paul Buckmaster Dead at 71

Grammy-winning arranger and composer Paul Buckmaster, who worked with artists including David Bowie, Elton John, Guns N’ Roses and Chris Cornell, has died at the age of 71

Elton Admits He's 'Terrible at Business'

Sir Elton John thinks he is "terrible at business".

Elton Helps The Lion King Celebrate 20 Years on Broadway

Elton John joined the cast of "The Lion King" on the Broadway stage Sunday night for a special surprise performance of his song "Circle of Life," and trust us: We were feeling all the feels possible.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Zachary & Elijah Join Elton in Vegas

A very special show last night when my sons joined me on stage in Vegas. Beyond magical. - Elton

Harvard Names Elton Humanitarian of the Year

English singer, composer, and activist Elton H. John will receive the 2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year award, the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations announced Tuesday morning.

Sam Smith Told Off by Elton at The Oscars

Sam Smith has blamed tequila for his onstage gaffe at last year’s Academy Awards ceremony.

Elton to Perform at Robert Kraft's Private Party

A year ago, you’ll recall, Patriots owner Robert Kraft hosted a private party at Gillette Stadium and enlisted a fairly well-known rock ’n’ roll band from England — the Rolling Stones — to perform for his 150 guests.

Elton Slams Lawmaker Over HIV Quarantine Suggestion

Elton John responded Monday to Georgia state Rep. Betty Price’s disturbing suggestion that perhaps people with HIV should be quarantined in order to “curtail the spread” of the disease.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Elton Invites Young Aussie Musicians to His Hotel Room

Captain Fantastic was in the country for his tour of regional hotspots like Wollongong and Cairns, and took the opportunity to turn the spotlight on artists like Alex the Astronaut, The Babe Rainbow and Winston Surfshirt.

Elton's Heartfelt Plea to Aussie Voters

Elton Remembers Tom Petty, Reflects on Vegas Shooting

"Tom Petty's music and songs are timeless.
They sound as relevant now as ever.
He was a wonderful writer, musician and singer. Irreplaceable and unique.
This is such a sad, sad day.
Sending all my love to his loved ones.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Ultimate Greatest Hits 'Diamonds' Available Nov 10

Elton John and his longtime songwriting partner Bernie Taupin will commemorate the 50th anniversary of their wildly successful union with the release of Diamonds, a new career-spanning box billed as John’s “ultimate” greatest hits compilation.

Elton: An AIDS Free Future is Within Our Grasp

To mark the 20th anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, and to honour her unique contribution to the fight against AIDS, I joined His Royal Highness Prince Harry this year on a trip to London Lighthouse – a former palliative care centre where many people went to die in the 1980s and 1990s.

Monday, September 25, 2017

Elton Gets Annoyed with Wollongong Security

Elton to Perform at Google Event in Sydney

It’s upfronts season again and just as the major TV networks showcase their wares for the upcoming year, so too does Google, at it’s annual ‘Brandcast’ marketing event. In years gone by the glitzy night of entertainment not only wows a packed out room of media execs with it’s content slate and YouTube offering, but guests also get to see a top notch music act.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Elton Helps Design Bvlgari Jewelry

Legendary Artist Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish made a special appearance on Friday 8th September at the Bulgari Gem Table in Rome. Elton met Bulgari Jewellery Creative Director Lucia Silvestri and together they designed a special creation that will be auctioned-off at the upcoming Elton John AIDS Foundation Gala in June 2018 to commemorate the charity’s 25th Anniversary.

Australian Tour Setlist

Elton John paid tribute to those affected by terrorism in a concert on Friday night in Australia, dedicating his song I Want Love "in remembrance of anyone who has had to suffer."

Elton to Feature in New George Michael Documentary

Before George Michael’s death at the end of 2016, it was reported that a documentary about the singer-songwriter was in the works. Now, an official release date for that doc has been announced. George Michael: Freedom airs October 21 at 9 p.m. ET on Showtime. It will feature narration from the late singer-songwriter and concentrate on the formative period of his career as well as his personal life and the death of his partner Anselmo Feleppa. It features interviews with multiple music figures, including Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Mary J. Blige, Elton John, Nile Rodgers, Mark Ronson, and more. The doc also notably includes interviews with the supermodels who starred in Michael’s video for “Freedom! ’90”: Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington, Cindy Crawford, Tatjana Patitz and Linda Evangelista. Watch a trailer for the new doc below.

Taron Egerton Confirms Elton John Role in Rocketman

Taron Egerton is going from Eggsy to Rocket Man as the Kingsman: The Golden Circle star confirms he'll be playing Sir Elton John in an upcoming musical.

Elton Performed Circle of Life with Andrea Boccelli at The Roman Colosseum

Elton Interviews Sam Smith

At just 25, he’s already one of the most high profile gay pop stars in the world, but it turns out that Sam Smith was readily accepting of his sexuality from an early age.

Gucci Influenced by Elton for New Collection

Alessandro Michele, creative director at Gucci and close friend of Elton, has been spending time digging through the star's archive and that showed at the launch of the fashion house's Spring/Summer 2018 collection in Milan yesterday.

Elton Tells Australians to VOTE YES!

I'm so excited to be back in Australia for a series of shows. Many years ago, I chose Australia for my wedding to a wonderful woman for whom I have so much love and admiration.

Elton Attends Kingsman Premiere

Thanks to everyone who came to support last night's @kingsmanmovie world premiere!

Aretha Franklin to Perform at New York EJAF Gala

On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) will host its annual New York Fall Gala at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City. This year’s gala commemorates the 25th year and honors Founder Sir Elton John. President Bill Clinton, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Sharon Stone, and others will pay tribute to Elton’s achievements as a philanthropist and humanitarian. The legendary Aretha Franklin will be the special musical guest, along with performances by violinist Joshua Bell and Broadway’s The Lion King, featuring Heather Headley. Neil Patrick Harris will host the event.

Kingsman Director Chats with Elton, Elton to be in Kingsman 3

Matthew Vaughn, Elton's director in 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle', joins him for a special episode of Rocket Hour this week.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Davey Johnstone Underwent Hand Surgery, Black Sea Concerts Postponed

British singer, pianist, and composer Elton John has postponed his concerts at the Black Sea Arena in Shekvetili, Georgia until next year.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Elton to Attend World Premiere of Kingsman 2 in London

One of the most interesting things about Kingsman: The Golden Circle (apart from Colin Firth's mysterious return from the dead) is the announcement that slightly flamboyant pop star Sir Elton John has a role in the film.

Want to Get Paid to Watch Elton John?

Talk about the dream job!

David & Elton Get 3 New Family Members

David and I are extremely proud to announce the arrival of three new additions to the Furnish-John family. - Elton

RIP Bruce Forsyth

So sad to hear about the death of the legendary Bruce Forsyth. It was such an honour to work with him - a brilliant comedian, television host and a lovely man. A treasured part of my life since I was a young boy. My condolences to Wilnelia and his family. - Elton

Elton Remembers 'An Angel'

20 years ago today, the world lost an angel.
- Elton

Monday, August 7, 2017