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A+E Networks Group Chief Paul Buccieri Joins Elton John AIDS Foundation Board

Paul Buccieri, president and chairman of the A+E Networks Group, has joined the Elton John AIDS Foundation board of directors. Buccieri leads the multiplatform global entertainment business that encompasses A&E, Lifetime, The History Channel, A+E Networks International, A+E Studios, Six West Media and Category 6 Media. “Raising awareness of the ongoing global AIDS epidemic, and […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Taron Egerton (‘Black Bird’)

Taron Egerton, the guest on this week’s episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, is one of the top young stars in Hollywood. A British-born Welsh actor who burst onto the scene playing a juvenile delinquent turned secret agent’s protege in the 2015 film Kingsman: The Secret Service, he shot onto the A-list with […]

Tina Turner, Electrifying Entertainer and Feminist Hero, Dies at 83

After surviving years of spousal abuse, she had a No. 1 song with "What's Love Got to Do With It," starred in 'Beyond Thunderdome' and inspired a film and Broadway musical.

Dolly Parton to Release First Rock Album, Featuring Paul McCartney, Miley Cyrus, Elton John

Dolly Parton is ready to rock ‘n’ roll: the country music icon is set to release a rock album featuring collaborations with Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Elton John, Stevie Nicks, Lizzo and Miley Cyrus. The Grammy winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer will drop Rockstar on Nov. 17. The 30-track album will include […]

Two Men Charged in Attack Outside Elton John Concert at Dodger Stadium

Two men have been charged in a fight that took place outside one of Elton John’s final Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour concerts at the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles last November. The two men were charged with one felony count of battery with serious bodily injury each, with one facing an additional felony count […]

Elton John’s Annual Oscar Party Raises $9M for AIDS Foundation at Star-Studded Celebration

Tiffany Haddish, Emma Watson, Melanie Lynskey, Noah Schnapp and Michaela Jaé Rodriguez were among the thousand guests who joined Sir Elton John and David Furnish for their annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party in West Hollywood Park on Sunday night.  After a year away from his hosting duties due to a scheduling […]

Elton John, Cher, Lil Nas X, Miley Cyrus Turn Up for Starry Versace Show in L.A.

Three days ahead of the 2023 Oscars, Donatella Versace showcased her Versace women’s and men’s fall-winter 2023 collections in a runway show atop the Pacific Design Center’s car park rooftop, with Instagram-worthy views of the Los Angeles skyline, on the evening of March 9. “This collection starts from the understanding and appreciation of the body […]

Guns N’ Roses, Arctic Monkeys Join Elton John as Headliners of Glastonbury Festival

Guns N’ Roses and Arctic Monkeys will join Elton John as headliners of the 2023 Glastonbury Festival. The festival, which released its poster and lineup Friday, will take place at the Worthy Farm in southwest England from June 21-25. John will play on the festival’s final night, which will mark his farewell show in Britain. […]

Bruce Gowers, Director on Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” Music Video and ‘American Idol,’ Dies at 82

Bruce Gowers, the Emmy and Grammy winner who directed nine-plus seasons of American Idol and hundreds of music videos, including the seminal “Bohemian Rhapsody” from Queen, has died. He was 82. Gowers died Sunday in Santa Monica of complications from an acute respiratory infection, his family announced. Gowers also directed and co-created the long-running series […]

Elton John Leaves Twitter, Says Policy Change Will “Allow Misinformation to Flourish Unchecked”

Elton John is joining a list of notable Hollywood figures leaving Twitter following Elon Musk’s takeover of the social media platform. The “Rocket Man” singer, who joined in August 2010 and has 1.1 million followers, claims his reason for leaving is due to misinformation being allowed to spread.  “All my life I’ve tried to use music […]

Gene Cipriano, Famed Session Musician and Woodwind Player in Hollywood, Dies at 94

Gene Cipriano, the always busy woodwind player who soloed on tenor sax for Tony Curtis in Some Like It Hot and recorded with everyone from Miles Davis, Rosemary Clooney and Frank Sinatra to Glen Campbell, Paul McCartney and Olivia Newton-John, has died. He was 94. Cipriano died Nov. 12 of natural causes at his home […]

Jennifer Lopez, Snoop Dogg, Issa Rae, Machine Gun Kelly and More Stars Take The Hollywood Reporter’s Entrepreneurs Survey

In putting together its second annual list of the top Celebrity Entrepreneurs in the entertainment industry, The Hollywood Reporter surveyed some of the biggest stars in Hollywood, including Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Lopez and Ellen DeGeneres, about why they decided to branch out from acting and singing to also launch brands. Everyone from Dwayne Johnson, Drew […]