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Stars Turn Out For Glitzy Charity Ball In Austria

Sir Elton John, Hilary Swank and Melanie Griffith and were among the stars who turned out to raise money for Aids research at a glittering ball in Vienna, Austria on Saturday night (25May13).The Life Ball,...

Jls And Beach Boys To Headline A Day At The Park

JLS and the Beach Boys will headline A Day at the Park at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park.Boy band JLS - who will go their separate ways following their 'Goodbye' tour at the...

Lionel Richie And J-lo Sign Up For British Summer Time Hyde Park

Lionel Richie and Jennifer Lopez will close Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park.'Hello' hitmaker Lionel and Latin diva Jennifer have been added as headliners to the 10 day festival of music, art, film and...

Sir Elton John To Headline Hyde Park Summer Songwriters Festival

Sir Elton John, Elvis Costello and Ray Davies are to top the bill at a new Hyde Park festival in London.The trio will be part of a celebration of British songwriters set to take place...

Sir Elton John Joins Barclaycard Summer Time

Sir Elton John has joined the line-up for Barclaycard's British Summer Time Hyde Park festival.The 'Candle in the Wind' singer will join a stellar line-up of artists including The Rolling Stones and Bon Jovi in...

Justin Bieber's Baby Is Highest-certified Song In U.s. History

Justin Bieber has toppled Sir Elton John to take the title for the highest-certified single in U.S. history for his worldwide smash Baby.The teen superstar's hit single has gone 12-times platinum since its release in...

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...

Music Therapist Emeli Sande

Emeli Sande wants to be a music therapist.The 'Next To Me' singer originally studied neuroscience before her music career took off and although she is thrilled with how things have turned out, she hasn't ruled...

Fatboy Slim To Headline Bestival

Fatboy Slim is to headline Bestival.The 49-year-old dance music legend - who topped the bill at the festival when it first launched in 2004 - feels ''honoured'' to be closing the main stage on Friday...

Blur Recording New Album

Blur are starting work on a new album.The 'Parklife' band will work on their first record since 2003's 'Think Tank' - which didn't include guitarist Graham Coxon - after having to pull out of some...

Elton John Gets Artistic For London Flower Show

Sir Elton John has lent his artistic talents to a prestigious annual flower show in London by decorating a garden gnome to raise money for charity.Organisers of the Royal Horticultural Society (Rhs) Chelsea Flower Show...

Elton John Bathes His Sons Backstage

Sir Elton John refuses to miss out on precious moments with his sons while he is working and even bathes his boys backstage at his Las Vegas concert venue.The pop superstar is father to two...

Elton John News – Singer Offered £1m To Play Tamara Ecclestone's Wedding, Lady Gaga Godmother To Elijah

Big week for Elton John – the legendary singer offered Lady Gaga – a close friend of his – the chance to be godmother to his son, Elijah, and he was offered £1m to play...

Godmother Monster: Elton John Chooses Lady Gaga As Godmother To Elijah

Lady Gaga has obviously proven herself to be excellent godmother material. After choosing her to be godmother to their first son Zachary, Elton John and David Furnish have asked her to take on the role...

Lady Gaga Is Godmother Again For Elton John

Lady Gaga is godmother to both of Sir Elton John's children. The legendary singer and his husband David Furnish, 50, were so impressed with Gaga's job as godmother to their firstborn son Zachary, two, that...

Godmother Gaga Doubles Up As Sir Elton Names Her Guardian Again

Sir Elton John has confirmed Lady Gaga is godmother to both his kids.The rocker named his colourful pal godmother to his son Zachary, now two, and a bath time session convinced him she'd be the...

Elton John Gives Advice To Fall Out Boy

Elton John advised Fall Out Boy to ''p**s people off'' on 'Save Rock And Roll'.The legendary singer appears on the 'Dance, Dance' band's new album, and they knew they were doing the right thing with...

Josh Homme Convinced Sir Elton Call Was A Prank

Rocker Josh Homme was convinced he had become the victim of a cheeky prank when he received a phone call from Sir Elton John asking to be a part of the new Queens Of The...

Elizabeth Hurley And Kate Hudson Support Elton John's Breast Cancer Gala

Elizabeth Hurley and Kate Hudson were among the glamorous guests at Sir Elton John's annual Breast Cancer Research Foundation gala in New York City on Wednesday (17Apr13).The pair walked the fuschia-coloured carpet for the Hot...

Elton John Was 'Queen' In Queens Of The Stone Age

Sir Elton John wanted to be the ''queen'' in Queens of the Stone Age.The 'Tiny Dancer' singer is set to appear on the rockers' new album 'Like Clockwork' and offered his services after being recommended...

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...

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