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Kingsman: The Golden Circle Trailer


For those who knew him, Gary Unwin (better known as Eggsy to his friends), was never a likely candidate for a spy. After stealing a car and being a bit of a hooligan (who's always up for a laugh) eventually Eggsy landed himself in trouble with the police. What the outside world didn't know about Eggsy was his father was an incredibly brave probationary secret agent and Eggsy displays many of his father's strengths. Kingsman Harry Hart sees Eggsy's potential and trains him up as a Kingsman spy. Only Eggsy and one other trainee, Roxy, succeed in proving that they have what it takes to become a Kingsman. Together, with the help of Harry and their quartermaster, Merlin, they defeat psychopathic billionaire Richmond Valentine. Their mission is a success but in the process Harry is shot in the head.

Though Eggsy loses his mentor, life continues for the young spy and he becomes the Kingsman that Hart always knew him to be. As worldwide threats become known, the Kingsman are once again placed as the brink of extermination. Their headquarters and training grounds are blown up and Eggsy and Merlin must once again find a way to save the world.

Their hunt takes them to America and it's revealed that The Kingsman aren't the only highly secret organisation looking to protect the world; the two Brit's are introduced to Champagne, Jack Daniels and Tequila - three agents working for the Statesman, the US equivalent to Kingsman. With the help of their new American counterparts, Eggsy, Merlin and some other familiar faces might just stand a chance of saving the world all over again.

Rag 'n' Bone Man Surprised By Elton John Phone Call


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Rag 'n' Bone Man was shocked when Elton John told him he liked his music.

The 'Human' singer was amazed when he received a call from the 'I'm Still Standing' hitmaker - who he dubbed ''one of the best songwriters of all time'' - to praise his songs.

He said: ''He called me up on the phone, he's Elton John, he can get anyone's number.

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Taron Egerton Loves Singing Elton John And John Legend


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British actor Taron Egerton is usually renowned for his great physical performances in Kingsman and Eddie the Eagle, but many have observed how good his vocal skills are in his new animated movie Sing.

Nominated for a couple of Golden Globes already, a few weeks after its release in America, Sing sees 27 year old Egerton play Johnny, a Cockney gorilla, who gets to sing Elton John and Sam Smith songs in the film. In a new interview, he opened up about why he was able to bring such joy to the part.

Taron EgertonTaron Egerton spoke about how much enjoyed singing Elton John and John Legend songs in 'Sing'

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Sam Smith Pays Homage To George Michael


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Sam Smith has credited George Michael for helping to shape him as an artist.

The 'Stay With Me' singer broke his social media silence on Monday (26.12.16) - his first post since June - to pay his respects to the late 'Careless Whisper' hitmaker, who was just 53-years-old when he passed away at his home in Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, South East England on Christmas Day (25.12.16).

Taking to Twitter, he wrote: ''Words can't express how much you and your music meant and means to me. Please play his music as loud as you can today..& celebrate one of the most magical, talented, bravest & important figures in music & life as I know it. Your music & message will live on

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Sir Elton John performs live at the Apple Music Festival 2016 held at Camden's Roundhouse, - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 18th September 2016

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Elton John making a live performance at BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park, London, United Kingdom - Sunday 11th September 2016

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Elton John Referes To 'Unpopular' Husband David Furnish As 'Yoko'


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Elton John has said he’s nicknamed husband David Furnish ‘Yoko’ because he’s proven so unpopular after taking over the singer’s business affairs. Speaking to The Sun, Elton said David had "changed some assistants” since taking over, but while he’s been unpopular with some, record company Universal have never been happier.

Elton John and David FurnishElton John says he refers to husband David Furnish as ‘Yoko’.

“I call him Yoko now because a lot of people don’t like what he’s doing,” Elton said. “David has taken over the complete reins. We’re a family business now and we’re trying to get rid of people we really don’t need.”

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Ed Sheeran: Jumpers for Goalposts Trailer


In July of 2015, Ed Sheeran played his biggest gigs to date, selling out Wembley Stadium to tens of thousands of his most loyal fans. When asked where the name 'Jumpers for Goalposts' came from Ed explains 'because we keep on moving them' explaining that when he hits one target, the bar is continuously being risen.

When Atlantic Records first signed Ed Sheeran, it's easy to believe that even they didn't envisage his rise to fame to hit such heights in a short amount of time. Since the release of his debut album + in 2011, Ed's had a number of number one singles and both albums have hit the top of the chart in the UK with his follow-up X finally giving him a number one album in the states (in 2004) reaching Platinum status in the UK, US, Australia, Canada & New Zealand.

Jumpers for Goalposts will be available to watch in select cinemas from October 23

Elton John Unveils Details For New Album 'Wonderful Crazy Night'


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Elton John is set to return with an exciting new album of upbeat, driving anthems in the form of 'Wonderful Crazy Night', and he makes the announcement alongside the release of first single 'Looking Up', out today (October 22nd 2015).

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The record will be the legendary rockstar's 33rd full-length release and will follow 2013's 'The Diving Board' which hit number 3 in the UK Albums chart. Returning to co-production duties is T-Bone Burnett, who worked on 'Wonderful Crazy Night' at Los Angeles' The Village studio. It follows his work on the 2013 album, as well as Elton's collaborative album with Leon Russell 'The Union'.

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Lady Gaga Opens Up About Anxiety And Depression


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Lady GaGa has spoken about the creation of her Born This Way foundation in a new interview, saying that she wants to reach out and help young people who are suffering from depression and anxiety as she did when she was a teenager.

Gaga, whose real name is Stefani Germanotta, set up the non-profit organisation back in 2012 with the help of her mother Cynthia. The 29 year old appears on the front cover of the new issue of Billboard alongside Sir Elton John, and in the feature interview she opened up about her struggles with depression.

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Sir Elton John "Happy" Despite Prank Phone Call In Which He Believed He Was Speaking To Vladimir Putin


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Sir Elton John is insistent that he’s “happy” to have been the subject of a prank phone call from a pair of Russian TV presenters pretending to be Vladimir Putin, saying that the “unfortunate” incident may end up highlighting gay discrimination.

Earlier this week, TV presenters Vladimir Krasnov and Alexei Stolyarov, who are known by the nicknames ‘Vova and Lexus’ in Russia, rang up Sir Elton, who is vocal in his support for the LGBT community, and apparently led him to believe that he was talking to the Russian president and his press secretary Dmitry Peskov. A brief clip of the conversation was also released, in which Sir Elton is heard to say that a meeting with Putin in November would be “fantastic”.

The pair have stated to Russian entertainment website MSK that the full 11-minute conversation will be aired tonight (September 17th) via the state-backed channel on which they present. They seem to have gotten the inspiration for the prank after Sir Elton told the BBC over the weekend that he wanted to sit down and discuss the issue of gay rights with the Russian President, having attended a conference in Ukraine.

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Sir Elton John Slams Venice Mayor For Ban On Children's Books About Homosexuality


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Sir Elton John has taken to social media to brand the mayor of Venice as “boorishly bigoted” after the official’s decision to ban books about homosexuality from the city’s primary schools.

The multi-million selling musical veteran, 68, married his long-term partner David Furnish in December 2014, and used his Instagram page to criticise newly appointed right-wing Venetian mayor Luigi Brugnaro for the decision he took in June that all primary schools and nurseries would not be allowed to make books featuring same-sex couples and themes to pupils.

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Ed Sheeran Says Treating His Parents Is Best Thing About Fame


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He may be one of the biggest pop stars of the moment, but it's not the money, or the awards, or even the screaming fans that make the climb to the top worth all the hard work. Rather, Ed Sheeran says the biggest reward of fame is his ability to change his parents' lives for the better.

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The 'Thinking Out Loud' singer told The Mirror that the highlight of his career so far is "being able to really pay my parents – not just financially – but being able to give them the things they wouldn't have ever dreamed of...

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Caroline Rush - Tateossian London and Elton John Aids Foundation Party held at Ronnie Scott's at Ronnie Scott's - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 14th June 2015

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Lady Gaga Receive Contemporary Icon Award Songwriters Hall Fame


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Lady GaGa's status as an iconic singer has been confirmed by the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The Hall will present Gaga with the Contemporary Icon Award which is presented to a singer "who has attained an iconic status in pop culture".

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Read More: Lady Gaga Lands Guest Starring Role On American Horror Story: Hotel.

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A Pair Of Elton John's Sunglasses Have Been Stolen


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A pair of Elton John’s glasses have done what the singer once asked people not to do: they have gone and broke his heart.

Elton JohnA pair of Elton's sunglasses, worth thousands of dollars, have been stolen

The Don’t Go Breaking My Heart singing legend has had a pair of heart-shaped sunglasses stolen from the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Elton John's Estranged Mother Reveals Reason Behind Seven Year Rift With Son


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Sheila Farebrother, the 90 year old mother of singer Elton John, has revealed the reason why she and her superstar son have not spoken in seven years. Speaking to the Daily Mail, Mrs Farebrother blamed the singer’s husband David Furnish for straining the mother-son relationship, but said the final straw came when she wouldn't give up two of her oldest friends.

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Mrs Farebrother said the end of her relationship with Elton came over a ‘petty’ reason which sparked a a catastrophic argument between the pair. “It's seven years now in June”, Sheila told the newspaper. “But you know, I've got used to it. And it was all so stupid — so petty.”

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Sound And Sustenance: Outside Lands 2015 Brings Another Weekend Of Cultural Delights


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Outside Lands organisers have finally unveiled the spectacular 2015 line-up for their eighth year, featuring headliners Elton John and Mumford And Sons. The event is set to bring its usual combination of music and munchies to San Francisco this August.

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Joining Elton and Mumford are a range of equally exciting acts, both of the veteran and the up-and-coming variety. Man of the moment Sam Smith - whose already bagged a total of six awards this year, including four Grammys - will bring his pop genius to the stage, alongside The Black Keys who released their first chart-topping album last year, and Kendrick Lamar whose highly anticipated third album 'To Pimp A Butterfly' sailed to number one in both the US and the UK last week.

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Zoe Saldana Says Joining Dolce And Gabbana Boycott Would Be "The Stupidest Thing"


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Actress Zoe Saldana has weighed in on the Dolce And Gabbana boycott debate, saying she wont let the designers' comments on IVF affect her fashion choices. Saldana made the comments to E! News during the GLAAD Media Awards, which were held in Los Angeles on Saturday.

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When asked if she would be joining the boycott led by Elton John Saldana said, "No! Not at all, that would be the stupidest thing if it affected my fashion choice. People are allowed to their own opinion, however, I wouldn't have chosen to be so public about something that's such a personal thing.”

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Madonna & 5 Other Celebrities Who Have Weighed In On Dolce & Gabbana IVF Controversy


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Madonna has offered her opinion on the Dolce And Gabbana controversy and firmly supports Elton John's views. The controversy stems from a comment made by designer Domenico Dolce in an interview in an Italian magazine, Panorama. In the interview, Dolce described children born by IVF as "synthetic babies". The March issue of the magazine was released on 12th March but the backlash against the duo continues with many celebrities and LGBT groups calling for a boycott of the label and protesters picketing D&G stores.

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Madonna at the 57th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles in February 2015.

More: Pictures Of Protestors Outside D&G's London Store.

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Dolce And Gabbana Clarify Controversial IVF Comments


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Italian fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have sought to defuse the uproar over their comments about children born through IVF by saying they respect how all people choose to live their lives.

Comments made by Dolce in the Italian magazine Panorama last week, describing IVF babies as “chemistry children” and “synthetic children”, exploded in a celebrity feud on social media over the weekend, resulting in a boycott of the fashion house’s products led by Sir Elton John.

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Dolce & Gabbana defended and clarified their comments to CNN

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Dolce And Gabbana Respond To Elton John's Instagram Blast


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So Dolce and Gabbanna (the designers, not the company) have made some eyebrow-raising statements recently and received some backlash – from Elton John, of all people.

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Elton John almost got an apology out of Dolce and Gabbana. Almost.

The Italian design duo, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, whose romantic union lasted 23 years until 2005, told Italy's Panorama magazine: "We oppose gay adoptions. The only family is the traditional one."

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Elton John Calls For Boycott Of Fashion House Dolce & Gabbana Over IVF Comments


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Singer Elton John has called for a boycott of fashion designers Dolce & Gabbana after they referred to babies born through IVF as “synthetic” in a recent interview with Italian magazine 'Panorama'.

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‘How dare you refer to my beautiful children as “synthetic”,’ the 67 year old wrote on Instagram. ‘And shame on you for wagging your judgemental little fingers at IVF - a miracle that has allowed legions of loving people, both straight and gay, to fulfil their dream of having children.’

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Milana Vayntrub - 22nd Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing/After Party - Arrivals - West Hollywood, California, United States - Sunday 2nd March 2014

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Sir Elton John - Tom Ford Cocktail Party - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 21st February 2013

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Elton John Monday 14th March 2011 26th Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel - Press Room New York City, USA

Elizabeth Hurley and Elton John Thursday 26th June 2008 leaving home to attend Elton John's party London, England

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Elton John - Wednesday 5th September 2007 at O2 Arena London, England

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Elton John - Thursday 21st June 2007 at The Hoping Foundation Benefit Evening London, England

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Elton John

Date of birth

25th March, 1947

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Height

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