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Keira Knightley Backs Embattled Media Tycoon

Keira Knightley and Sir Elton John have given character references in a bid to spare a Russian media tycoon from a jail sentence.Alexander Lebedev hit billionaire property developer Sergei Polonsky during a talk show on...

Surprise, Surprise: Sir Paul Mccartney Tops Rich List With £680 Million Fortune

Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney has topped the Sunday Times list of the richest musicians with a £680 million fortune. The singer-songwriter has topped the list since 1989, when he was worth an estimated £80...

Casting Bosses Looking For Child Star To Play Young Elton John

Casting bosses are scouring the U.K. to find a talented child actor to play a young Sir Elton John in the singer's upcoming movie-musical biopic.Producers behind Rocketman have launched a search for a musician between...

Blur Song Confused Elton John

Blur left Sir Elton John confused with a song about his penis.The Britpop group - comprising singer Damon Albarn, bassist Alex James, guitarist Graham Coxon and drummer Dave Rowntree - included the ballad 'Sir Elton...

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 To Receive Prestigious Songwriter Award

Sir Elton John is to be celebrated for his musical talents at the upcoming Songwriters Hall of Fame gala.The Rocket Man hitmaker and his longterm collaborator Bernie Taupin will receive the Johnny Mercer Award during...

Elton John Dedicates Song To Phil Ramone

Sir Elton John paid a musical tribute to producer Phil Ramone on Saturday (30Mar13) by dedicating his song Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me to his late pal during a concert in Mississippi.The...

Stars Pay Tribute To Music Mogul Phil Ramone

Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Sir Elton John and Barbra Streisand are among the stars mourning the loss of top music producer Phil Ramone following his death on Saturday (30Mar13).Ramone, who won 14 Grammy Awards during...

Michael Gracey To Direct Elton John Biopic

Michael Gracey will direct a biopic on Sir Elton John.The director has officially signed on to helm 'Rocketman', the upcoming biographical musical film about the 'Candle in the Wind' hitmaker's life.The film will be produced...

Sir Elton John Hires Commercials Director For Musical Biopic

Sir Elton John has made the unusual choice of hiring a commercials director to helm his long-awaited movie-musical biopic.The rocker joined forces with his film producer partner David Furnish and Billy Elliot writer Lee Hall...

Heidi Klum: My Red Carpet Looks Aren't That 'Risky'

Heidi Klum doesn't see the problem with her revealing red carpet choices.The German supermodel regularly hits the headlines by wearing daring dresses at showbiz events, but can't see why she shouldn't be wearing super sexy...

Elton John Cancels Concert

Sir Elton John pulled out of his Alabama concert for ''medical reasons''.The 65-year-old singer was due to play a gig at the Birmingham Jefferson Complex Arena in Alabama on Friday (15.03.13) but has been forced...

Elton John Scraps Alabama Show For Medical Reasons

Sir Elton John has scrapped a show in Alabama on Friday night (15Mar13), citing medical reasons.The rocker was set to perform at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex Arena, but the show has been cancelled....

Sir Elton John Collects Nodding Dog Toys

Sir Elton John collects nodding dogs and even takes the figures to his dressing room at shows, according to singing pal Ed Sheeran.The two Brits teamed up for a collaboration at last month's (Feb13) Grammy...

Elton John's Plastic Pooch Obsession

Sir Elton John is obsessed with nodding dogs.The 'Rocket Man' hitmaker owns ''thousands'' of the plastic pooches with wobbling heads and insists they have their own room backstage wherever he goes.His friend and Grammy Awards...

Keira Knightley And Sir Elton John Back International Women's Day

Keira Knightley, Sir Elton John and Naomie Harris are among the stars who have signed an open letter calling for an end to violence against females as part of International Women's Day on Friday (08Mar13)The...

Elton John Requests Separate Hotel Room For Spectacles

Sir Elton John asked for a separate hotel room for his glasses ahead of a gig in Brazil.The 'Rocket Man' hitmaker requested the additional quarters to house his spectacles at the Ouro Minas five-star hotel...

Elton John Raises Over $6 Million For Charity

Sir Elton John has raised over $6 million for charity.The 'Rocket Man' singer's charity, The Elton John Aids Foundation, received numerous donations from celebrity guests at his 21st Annual Academy Awards Viewing Party to raise...

Elton John: Sons Are Best Thing In My Life

Sir Elton John thought children were ''annoying'' until he had his own - and now he cherishes every minute with them. The 'Rocket Man' hitmaker and his husband David Furnish welcomed baby son Elijah Joseph...

Chris Brown Is 'Really Happy' With 'Beautiful' Rihanna

Chris Brown is ''really happy'' with Rihanna.The 'Yeah 3x' star confirmed his reconciled relationship with the 'Diamonds' hitmaker - who he split from in February 2009 after violently assaulting her - and hailed her as...

Sir Elton John Shows Off Son At Oscars After-party

Sir Elton John brought his son Zachary to his Oscars party - but wouldn't let him stay too late. The 'Rocket Man' singer and his husband David Furnish showed off their adorable two year old...

Chris Brown Parties Without Rihanna At Oscars Bash

Chris Brown was the ''life of the party'' at Sir Elton John's AIDS Foundation 21st annual Academy Awards viewing party on Sunday (24.02.13).The 'Don't Wake Me Up' singer - who is still on probation...

Elton John Slapped The Lumineers' Jeremiah Fraites At Grammy Awards

The Lumineers drummer Jeremiah Fraites will never forget his encounter with Sir Elton John at the Grammy Awards earlier this month (Feb13) - he was given a swift slap after failing to believe the Rocket...

Heidi Klum And Kim Kardashian Party At Elton's Oscars Bash

Heidi Klum and Kim Kardashian partied together at Sir Elton John's Oscars party.The German model and the reality TV star were seated together at the music legend's annual AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party held...

The Lumineers Slapped By Elton John

The Lumineers' Jeremiah Fraites was slapped by Elton John.The 'Ho Hey' band met the legendary singer at the Grammy Awards, but accidentally offended him by not believing he had heard their music.The band's Wesley Schultz...

Blur Tracks To Be Released As Lullabyes

Blur's best-known hits are to be released in lullaby form.The 'Parklife' hitmakers' most popular tracks - including 'Song 2', 'Country House' and 'Girls & Boys' - will be transformed into soothing instrumentals featuring glockenspiel, vibraphone,...

Elton John And David Furnish Planning Los Angeles Wedding

Sir Elton John and his partner DAVID FURNISHare planning to stage a lavish wedding in Los Angeles as soon as gay marriage is legalised in California.The couple entered into a civil partnership in 2005 in...

Elton John Finished Having Kids

Sir Elton John and David Furnish's family is complete.The couple - who welcomed their second son Elijah in December, and also have a two-year-old son Zachary - have insisted they don't want to have any...

Sir Elton John And David Furnish Plan Weddings

Sir Elton John and David Furnish are planning two weddings.The couple entered into a civil partnership in 2005 but after gay marriage was legalised in the UK they have decided to tie the knot there...

Elton John And David Furnish: 'Our Family Is Complete'

Sir Elton John has no plans to add to his brood following the birth of his second son last month (Jan13) as he is convinced his family is now complete, according to long-term partner David...

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