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Elton John to marry longtime partner

Elton John AND David Furnish AFP FILE PHOTO

Pop icon Elton John says he will tie the knot with partner David Furnish now that his native Britain has legalized gay marriage.

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Tom Hardy to play Elton John in biopic

In this Sept. 2, 2013 file photo, actor Tom Hardy poses for photographers on the red carpet for the film Locke at the 70th edition of the Venice Film Festival held from Aug. 28 through Sept. 7, in Venice, Italy. Hardy will play Elton John in a biopic titled “Rocketman.” Focus Features announced Hardy’s casting as the iconic piano man on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. AP FILE PHOTO

Tom Hardy will play Elton John in a biopic titled “Rocketman.”

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Sting, Cher and Elton John–when talent trumps trends

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JOHN. Pares down his flamboyant musicality with a back-to-basics trio.

Sting, Cher and Elton John are already in their 60s, but their enduring careers are incontrovertible proof that genuine talent will always trump trends and gimmicks—as their respective new albums, “The Last Ship,” “The Diving Board” and “Closer To The Truth,” demonstrate!

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Hillary Clinton honored for her work on HIV/AIDS

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks as Elton John, right, and his partner David Furnish look on, after receiving her Founders award during the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 12th Annual "An Enduring Vision" benefit gala at Cipriani Wall Street on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 in New York. AP

Elton John honored Hillary Rodham Clinton for her work to help those affected by HIV and AIDS at an annual event for his foundation.

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Old school rules at iHeartRadio music festival

Robin Thicke performs at IHeartRadio Music Festival, day 1, on Friday, Sept, 20, 2013 in Las Vegas. AP

Elton John may not have a current hit on the radio, but he earned the most cheers at the iHeartRadio music festival.

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Elton John cancels US show; medical reasons cited

Elton John.  PHOTO BY MAGIC MALIWANAG

Elton John has canceled a concert set for Friday night in the U.S.

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Elton John to join Grammys tribute to Band singer

In this Aug. 14, 2009 file photo, Levon Helm performs with the Levon Helm band during the Heroes of Woodstock concert at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in Bethel, N.Y. Elton John and Mumford & Sons will hit the Grammys stage to pay tribute to Levon Helm. The Recording Academy announced Thursday that T Bone Burnett, Mavis Staples, Zac Brown and Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes will also perform “The Weight” at Sunday's awards ceremony in Los Angeles. AP/Craig Ruttle

Elton John will join fellow British stars Mumford and Sons in a Grammys tribute to Levon Helm, the late drummer and singer with The Band, organizers announced Wednesday.

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Elton John has second baby via surrogate

Elton John’s vocals, although a far cry from the soaring high pitch of his peak years in the 1970s, was a warm presence that triggered memories and insights by way of such classic hits “Bennie and the Jets,” “Tiny Dancer” and “Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters,” among others.  PHOTO BY MAGIC MALIWANAG

British pop star Elton John and his partner David Furnish have become parents for a second time, they confirmed on Wednesday.

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Rocket Man, Englishman in NY rock the weekend

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The high ticket prices didn’t stop music fans from watching British pop stars Elton John and Sting in their respective concerts last Saturday and Sunday night, both at Smart Araneta Coliseum.

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Elton John delivers crowd-pleasing performance

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Elton John’s vocals, although a far cry from the soaring high pitch of his peak years in the 1970s, was a warm presence that triggered memories and insights by way of such classic hits “Bennie and the Jets,” “Tiny Dancer” and “Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters,” among others.  PHOTO BY MAGIC MALIWANAG

Some 10,000 people packed the Smart Araneta Coliseum on Saturday, Dec. 8, to watch British pop superstar Elton John live in concert.

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Meet Elton John’s drummer

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NIGEL Olsson: “Elton and I are very happy working together.”  photo:rob shanahan/drummerworld.com

When Elton John performs on Dec. 8 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, take note of the guy who will play the drums. His name, Nigel Olsson, may not ring a bell to most young music fans, but he’s acknowledged for his vital role when Elton first came to the United States in August 1970.   [...]

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Elton John dedicates show to Chinese artist Ai

British singer Elton John performs in Shanghai on November 23, 2012. AFP / PETER PARKS

Pop icon Elton John publicly dedicated his only concert in Beijing to Chinese artist and political critic Ai Weiwei, sending a murmur of shock through audience members accustomed to tight censorship of Western pop shows.

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