Elton John: News

Music is a tricky playing field, and musicians are often susceptible to time. Great musicians of one era being out of favor in another isn’t a rarity. There are some who keep reinventing themselves to stay in touch with the time. Then there are others who mold themselves and time to complement each other. Elton John belongs to the latter. Elton John aka Reginald Kenneth Dwight was born on March 25, 1947, in Middlesex, England. He started playing piano at the age of four and was admitted to the Royal Academy of Music at the age of 11. John, however, quit the academy a few weeks before graduation to pursue a career in music. He joined his first band Bluesology in 1961. In 1967, he came across Bernie Taupin’s lyrics during an audition for Liberty Records. Although he couldn’t become a lead vocalist for Liberty Records, it marked the beginning of the legendary combination between Taupin and John. In 1968, he released his first single ‘I’ve Been Loving You.’ His first studio album ‘Empty Sky’ came out in 1969. From 1972 onwards, the duo of John-Taupin began producing multiple No. 1 albums such as ‘Honky Chateau’ (1972), ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ (1973), 'Rock of the Westies' (1975), etc. In 1994, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. John has won the Academy Awards for Best Original Song twice (1995 and 2020). Billboard ranked him the top solo artist in US chart history in 2019.

27 Apr 2024

Britney Spears

Britney Spears finally settles legal battle with father over conservatorship

Pop star Britney Spears has successfully concluded a lengthy legal battle with her father, Jamie Spears, over allegations of financial mismanagement during her conservatorship.

05 Mar 2024

Music Industry

Not my song: Musicians who said 'no' to Donald Trump 

The late Irish singer Sinead O'Connor's estate recently demanded that her music be removed from Donald Trump's political campaign rallies.

16 Jan 2024

Music Industry

EGOT winner Elton John's biggest hits

Elton John has become an EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) winner after his latest Emmy victory for Outstanding Variety Special (Live) for Elton John Live: Farewell From Dodger Stadium.

29 Jun 2023

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Pete Davidson checks into rehab: Celebrities who triumphed over addiction

Saturday Night Live star and actor-comedian Pete Davidson reportedly recently checked into a rehab facility in Pennsylvania, reported Hollywood media.

18 Jun 2023

Richard Madden

Happy birthday, Richard Madden: Celebrating actor's standout performances besides 'Citadel'

A household name in global cinema and a successful commercial actor, Richard Madden has been widely recognized for playing Robb Stark in Game of Thrones.

27 Aug 2022

Jamie Spears

Britney Spears releases comeback song with Elton John, tops charts

Pop icon Britney Spears is back with a song that has fans running to the dance floor!

Disney+ bags Elton John's documentary 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road'

Disney Original Documentary and Disney+ have acquired the rights to a documentary on Elton John—titled Goodbye Yellow Brick Road: The Final Elton John Performances And the Years That Made His Legend.

16 Jan 2021


Elton John, Chad Smith, Miley Cyrus unite for Metallica's cover

Miley Cyrus is as unpredictable as an entertainer should be.

02 Jan 2021


Prince Harry, Meghan Markle drop their first Spotify podcast

As promised, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have dropped their first podcast on Spotify.