Elton John

Maia Kedem
July 06, 2020 - 11:53 am
Sir Elton John has been honored with his very own official UK coin. Becoming the first solo artist to receive the accolade created by The Royal Mint and Universal Music Group’s Bravado merch division.
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Handwritten lyrics to some of Elton John's biggest hits to be auctioned
Bonhams via CNN
November 22, 2019 - 10:53 am
Elton John fans will be able to snap up a piece of songwriting history when a rare collection of original handwritten lyrics goes on sale at Bonhams next month. Read more.
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Center City District 2018 Ice Rink Opening
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Holli Stephens
November 08, 2019 - 4:45 am
You have about three weeks left until Thanksgiving — aka, Black Friday, which ends the season of laid-back excursions and marks the beginning of tedious holiday shopping. Get a jumpstart with The KYW To-Do List, your weekend guide for things to do in Philly and the suburbs.
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Elton John
Ian Gavan/Getty Images via CNN
June 29, 2019 - 2:32 pm
By Christina Maxouris (CNN) — Russian President Vladimir Putin fired the latest round Satuday in a tiff with Elton John over gay rights. "Somebody came up with this idea of five or six genders," Putin said at a G20 news conference in Japan. "I don't even understand what they mean." The war of words...
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David Appleby/Paramount Pictures via CNN
June 01, 2019 - 4:25 pm
By Sheena McKenzie, Mary Ilyushina and Bex Wright (CNN) -- Elton John has hit out at Russian film distributors for editing out gay sex scenes from his biopic "Rocketman," adding that it was a "sad reflection of the divided world we still live in." The local film distributor, Central Partnership...
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Elton John poses for photographers at the photo call for the film 'Rocketman' at the 72nd international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Thursday, May 16, 2019.
Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP via CNN
May 27, 2019 - 3:26 pm
By Marianne Garvey, CNN (CNN) -- Elton John isn't shying away from his wild days. In fact, he said he pushed producers of "Rocketman" for an honest portrayal of his sex and cocaine-fueled days of the past. "Some studios wanted to tone down the sex and drugs so the film would get a PG-13 rating. But...
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Elton John speaks at the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 17th annual "An Enduring Vision" benefit gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in New York.
Andy Kropa/Invision/AP
November 06, 2018 - 5:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John said he stood by the stage and sobbed at his foundation's gala last year as Aretha Franklin made her final public performance. "I was shocked to see how thin she was, and she just smiled her sweet smile at me and said, 'I didn't want to let you down,'" he told The...
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Elton John performs in concert during the opening night of his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road World Tour" at the PPL Center on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in Allentown, Pa.
Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP
September 12, 2018 - 11:28 am
By Mesfin Fekadu, AP Music Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After 90 minutes of nonstop singing and piano playing — which had the audience on their feet and desperately waiting for more — Elton John returned to the stage dramatically, and epically. There was the sound of loud thunderstorms, dark blue,...
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