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Elton John to Auction Rocket Man Jadu Hoverboard NFT to Raise Funds for Elton John AIDS Foundation

Elton John has partnered with augmented reality platform Jadu and NFT company Sweet to auction a one-of-a-kind Rocket Man Jadu Hoverboard NFT to raise money for his Elton John AIDS Foundation. The move, which according to the press release “announces [John’s] entrance into web3,” aka a new iteration of the internet that has cryptocurrencies and […]

Hollywood Stars One Award Away From an EGOT

A list of the Hollywood stars who just need one award to have an EGOT — an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony.

Lady Gaga to Join Billy Porter, Eric McCormack, David Furnish in Hosting Elton John’s Oscar Party

Lady Gaga has plans on Oscar night. The House of Gucci star, who picked up numerous nominations this awards season playing villain Patrizia Gucci in the Ridley Scott-directed pic, will join Billy Porter and Eric McCormack in co-hosting the 30th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards viewing party alongside John’s partner, David Furnish. They […]

Brandi Carlile to Perform at Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscars Viewing Party

Brandi Carlile is set to perform at the 30th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards viewing party, taking place March 27. The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter will join a lineup of performers, the rest of whom will be announced in the coming weeks. Last year’s event went virtual first the first time, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

Elton John Tests Positive for COVID, Postpones Texas Shows

Elton John revealed Tuesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19, forcing the postponement of two planned shows in Texas. The British singer, 74, took to Instagram Stories to share the news with his followers. “Hi everyone, wanted to send a message to let you know that I have contracted COVID and so have had […]

Elton John, Shakira Named in Pandora Papers as U.K. and Australia Call for Review of Leaked Tax Shelter Documents

Pop stars Shakira, Elton John and Ringo Starr, German supermodel Claudia Schiffer, as well as Spanish singer Julio Iglesias are among the celebrities named in the Pandora Papers, a massive leak of private financial documents published by several news organizations over the weekend, which reportedly tie world leaders and the global elite to complex offshore […]

Elton John Reschedules European Farewell Tour Dates Due to Hip Injury

Elton John is postponing the European dates of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour to 2023 after injuring his hip during the summer, the singer announced in a statement. “At the end of my summer break I fell awkwardly on a hard surface and have been in considerable pain and discomfort in my hip ever […]

‘Dionne Warwick: Don’t Make Me Over’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

Dave Wooley, who has co-written a memoir and a kids’ book with Dionne Warwick, makes his film debut as co-director of a doc celebrating her career.

Stevie Wonder to Headline Global Citizen Live in Los Angeles

Global Citizen has unveiled details for an expanded Global Citizen Live on Sept. 25 that will include shows in Los Angeles and London with the former headlined by the legendary Stevie Wonder. The West Coast event, presented by Verizon, will also feature performances by Adam Lambert, Chloe x Halle, Demi Lovato, H.E.R., OneRepublic, Ozuna, The […]

Paul McCartney, Joan Jett, Elton John Remember Charlie Watts: “The Most Elegant and Dignified Drummer in Rock and Roll”

The death of Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts led to an outpouring of love and praise from fellow rock and roll greats, who remembered the musician for his unmatched talent. Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood all remembered their bandmate on social media, with the Rolling Stones’ website paying tribute with a photo of […]

Elton John Calls U.K. Government “Philistines” Over Post-Brexit Touring Issues

Elton John is once again blasting the U.K.’s handling of the multi-billion-dollar touring industry, declaring “the government are philistines” for their lack of support when it comes to the country’s artists and entertainers. In a Sunday interview with the Observer New Review, the iconic artist said he was “livid” about how things have shaped up […]

‘Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road’: Film Review | Tribeca 2021

In a documentary bowing at Tribeca, the interview-averse Brian Wilson spends time with a journalist friend reminiscing, in his taciturn way, about his life and his music.