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Geri Halliwell Is Back In The Studio

Geri Halliwell is working on new music.The former Spice Girls star - who is engaged to Formula 1 team boss Christian Horner - has revealed she's been inspired to get back in the studio and...

Elton John's New Album Not Like 70s Records

Sir Elton John's new album isn't like his 70s work, despite recreating the team behind his classic 'Tumbleweed Connection'.The 66-year-old singer worked with long-time collaborative lyricist Bernie Taupin on his 31st studio album 'The Diving...

Bernie Taupin Arrested On Suspicion Of Dui

Elton John's songwriting partner Bernie Taupin has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.Taupin, the mastermind behind hits like Tiny Dancer and Rocket Man, was taken into custody on 5 May (13) after...

Elton John And Bernie Taupin Set For Songwriting Award

Elton John and Bernie Taupin are to receive the Songwriters Hall of Fame's highest award. The pianist and his long-time lyrical collaborator will be awarded the Johnny Mercer Award by the organisation in New York...

Elton John's Nikita Lawsuit Thrown Out Of Court

A copyright infringement lawsuit filed against Sir Elton John and his longtime songwriting partner Bernie Taupin over their hit song Nikita has been thrown out of court.Photojournalist/songwriter Guy Hobbs launched legal action in April (12),...

The Killers Inspired By Elton

The Killers' new album is inspired by Sir Elton John's hits.The group's frontman Brandon Flowers recently met the 'Crocodile Rock' star's songwriting partner Bernie Taupin and took some tips from him on creating ''epic'' tracks.Speaking...

Sir Elton John Responds To Nikita Lawsuit

Sir Elton John and his songwriting partner Bernie Taupin have been left "surprised" and "disappointed" by a "baseless" lawsuit accusing the pair of stealing the lyrics to their hit song Nikita.Photojournalist/songwriter Guy Hobbs has filed...

Axl Rose Surprised By Support

Axl Rose has been ''blown away'' by the positive response to his decision to stay away from the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the weekend.The Guns N' Roses singer announced last...

Madonna And Elton John - Bickering On The Red Carpet At Gold Globes

At last night's Golden Globe awards, Madonna unexpectedly picked up the Best Original Song Award, for her track 'Masterpiece', which features in the film W.E., which Madonna wrote and directed. However, another contender in the...

Elton John Criticises Cruel Keith

Sir Elton John has criticised Keith Richards for publicly claiming his bandmate Sir Mick Jagger has a small penis.The 'Rocket Man' singer insists his working relationship with songwriting partner Bernie Taupin would be destroyed if...

Elton Has No Idea What Taupin's Songs Are About

ELTON JOHN still has no idea what he's singing about - he has learned not to ask songwriting partner BERNIE TAUPIN about his inspiration.The rocker admits he did poke the lyricist for answers about the...

John And Taupin's Long Distance Relationship

SIR ELTON JOHN and his songwriting partner of 40 years BERNIE TAUPIN have never written music in the same room. The pair has formed an incredibly successful partnership, spawning a collection of hit records and...

Happy Birthday, Rocket Man

On Sunday March 25th, ELTON JOHN celebrated his 60th birthday. For four decades now the magical musician has wowed fans all across the globe with his instantly recognisable singing voice, music writing and, of course,...

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Elton To Sing Candle In The Wind At Diana Concert

LATEST: SIR ELTON JOHN is prepared to sing CANDLE IN THE WIND at the DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES memorial concert next year (07) - if her sons give him permission. John has refused to sing...

Elton Vowed To Ditch 'Uneven' Albums

SIR ELTON JOHN made a conscious effort to stop making "uneven" albums before he set about recording his 2001 disc SONGS FROM THE WEST COAST. The legendary singer sat down with his long-term lyricist BERNIE...

Taupin: 'I Don't Want Elton's Fame'

Acclaimed lyricist BERNIE TAUPIN is thankful he never became famous for being the musical partner of SIR ELTON JOHN - because he can't handle the celebrity world. The songwriter worked with Sir Elton for 40...

Taupin's 'Hidden Messages'

Songwriter BERNIE TAUPIN has revealed he writes hidden messages into the songs he creates for SIR ELTON JOHN. The acclaimed lyricist, who has worked in partnership with Sir Elton for 40 years, frequently takes full...

Elton Ditched Mercury Over Xmas Album

SIR ELTON JOHN has revealed the real reason why he split from his last record company Mercury - executives wanted him to record an album of Motown Christmas hits. The British rocker was outraged by...

Elton John Gives Up Radio Support

SIR ELTON JOHN has given up on his new album being played on the radio and insists he is only interested in making music which pleases him. John releases his latest album THE CAPTAIN AND...

Songwriting Partner Inspires Elton To Pen Tune

SIR ELTON JOHN decided to write a heartfelt song about his long-term relationship with songwriting partner BERNIE TAUPIN, after having endured 40 tumultuous years together as a team. The ROCKET MAN star wrote THE BRIDGE...

Elton Plans New Musical

SIR ELTON JOHN is already planning his next musical - a stage version of PEDRO ALMODOVAR movie WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN. The superstar's latest production LESTAT disappointed critics when it was...

Elton John Musical Panned

SIR ELTON JOHN's troubled musical LESTAT has been panned by critics for a second time - despite 80 per cent of the show being totally overhauled for its Broadway, New York City, debut last night...

Elton Defends Broadway Show

Flamboyant superstar SIR ELTON JOHN has leaped to the defence of his critically-mauled musical LESTAT, but acknowledges the show needs "a lot of work". The ROCKET MAN hitmaker has teamed up with songwriter BERNIE...

Morissette's Terrifying Globe Phone Call

ALANIS MORISSETTE was terrified when she started receiving dozens of phone calls congratulating her on her Golden Globe nomination yesterday (13DEC05), because she thought a loved one had been injured. Morissette was stunned to...

Elton - Ageing But Ambitious

SIR ELTON JOHN is as ambitious as he has ever been, even though he is approaching 60. The 58-year-old is currently touring his new album THE PEACHTREE ROAD in America, composed the music...

Elton John Vamps It Up With Another Musical

British rocker SIR ELTON JOHN is bringing another musical masterpiece to New York's Broadway stage. The flamboyant singer-songwriter, whose scored a huge hit with AIDA, has teamed up with lyricist BERNIE TAUPIN for a...

Depp Upset Over Elton Song

JOHNNY DEPP hates the ending of his upcoming JM BARRIE biopic FINDING NEVERLAND, because it features a terrible SIR ELTON JOHN song. The movie star admits he's far from impressed with Elton's latest movie...

Angie Everhart Sells Up

Model-turned-actress ANGIE EVERHART has sold the Hollywood Hills house she bought from SIR ELTON JOHN's songwriting partner BERNIE TAUPIN. The sexy redhead, who was once engaged to RAMBO star SYLVESTER STALLONE, purchased the home...

Justin Timberlake To Play Sir Elton John?

SIR ELTON JOHN is eager for pop hunk JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE to play him in a movie based on his life - and the CRY ME A RIVER star is reportedly thrilled at the prospect....

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