The billionaire businessman, who condemned the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to legalise gay marriage last year (15), has been using Sir Elton's hits Rocket Man and Tiny Dancer during campaign events as he seeks to become the Republican Party's candidate in America's upcoming presidential election.

However, a publicist for the singer/songwriter confirmed to WENN that Sir Elton, who entered into a same-sex marriage with husband David Furnish in 2014, is not endorsing Trump's political run, saying, "Elton's music has not been requested for use in any official capacity by Donald Trump. Any use of his music should not be seen as an endorsement of Donald Trump by Elton."

The statement comes after representatives for Adele, whose music has also been used at Trump rallies, issued a similar declaration, telling WENN, "Adele has not given permission for her music to be used for any political campaigning."

Other musicians who have criticised the controversial political candidate for playing their records at public events include Neil Young, Aerosmith, and R.E.M.

A representative for Trump has been contacted for comment, but had not responded as WENN went to press.