ELTON JOHN

  • Elton John ties the knot with long-term partner David Furnish in front of a star-studded audience 23 hours 19 minutes ago

    London: British musician Elton John on Sunday married his long-term partner David Furnish, converting their civil partnership after laws allowing gay marriage in Britain came into force this year. John, one of Britain's most prominent musicians and gay celebrities, announced the wedding by posting an invitation on the social networking site...
  • Sir Elton John to marry partner David Furnish 4 days ago

    London: Singer Elton John will officially tie the knot with longtime partner David Furnish on Sunday, his representative has confirmed, reports people.com. The couple, who bring up surrogate sons Zachary and Elijah, entered a civil partnership in 2005. The ceremony, which took place in Windsor, was followed by a $2 million...
  • Elton John opens stand in his honour at Watford December 14, 2014

    London: Pop music great Elton John opened a new stand named after him at English Championship club Watford's Vicarage Road ground on Saturday, describing it as "one of the greatest days of my life". The 67-year-old singer-songwriter, who had two spells as club chairman and is now life president, addressed fans...
  • Elton John at AIDS event: Pope Francis is my hero October 29, 2014

    New York: Elton John has called Pope Francis "my hero" for his compassion and push to accept gays in the Catholic church, at his annual AIDS benefit. John hosted the event, "An Enduring Vision: A Benefit for the Elton John AIDS Foundation," Tuesday night in New York City. He says Francis...
  • Watch: BBC's 'God Only Knows' cover by Elton John, One Direction, Pharrell Williams and other artistes is the most beautiful thing you'll see all day October 9, 2014

    Seventeen years after the BBC released world-wide hit cover of 'Perfect day', the network now presents a lovely cover of Beach Boys' hit number 'God only knows'. "The Beach Boys' masterpiece 'God Only Knows' remade with the help of a few friends to celebrate the launch of BBC Music," says...
  • Elton John to get married to partner David Furnish in May March 30, 2014

    London: Singer Elton John and his partner David Furnish will get married in the summer of 2014. They will marry in an English registry office in May, Furnish told the Las Vegas Review Journal at John's birthday party Friday at Fizz, Las Vegas, reports eonline.com. The two entered into a British civil...
  • Did Britney Spears leave party after panic attack? March 16, 2014

    London: Pop star Britney Spears reportedly left a party after suffering a panic attack as the overcrowded gathering made her uncomfortable. The 32-year-old singer, who recently attended Sir Elton John's AIDS Foundation Oscar-viewing party, made a quick exit from the event just minutes after arriving as she had apparently...
  • Elton John, Katy Perry to perform at 'The X Factor' finale December 2, 2013

    London: The finale of British singing reality show 'The X Factor' will see a bevy of stars taking the stage to perform. The line up includes Elton John, Katy Perry and One Direction band. The show will take place at the Wembley Arena Dec 14Dec 15 here. John will be performing with...
  • Elton John: Reality TV stars are hungry for fame November 28, 2013

    London: English singer Elton John says reality TV stars should be assassinated because they are so hungry for fame that they will do anything to be in the limelight. "With reality television, you get all these nightmare people who want to be successful, when you really want them to be assassinated,"...
  • Tom Hardy to play Elton John in an upcoming biopic October 27, 2013

    Los Angeles: British actor Tom Hardy will play Elton John in an upcoming biopic about the legendary singer's life. 'Rocketman' is a joint production from Focus Features and Rocket Pictures, the movie production company is coowned by John and his partner David Furnish. Hardy signed the film earlier this week, reports contactmusic.com. 'Rocketman',...
  • Elton John eager to marry partner David Furnish legally September 28, 2013

    London: Singer Elton John is eagerly awaiting the Parliament's decision to legalise samesex marriage in Britain. He wants to legally marry his longtime partner David Furnish. The couple is hoping to be among the first married gay couple in the country after legally entering into a civil partnership in 2005, reports...
  • Singer Elton John inspired by Bob Dylan September 16, 2013

    London: Veteran musician Elton John has revealed he saw Bob Dylan as an inspiration, and the legendary American singer's 2006 album 'Modern Times' persuaded him to keep making his own music. The 66-year-old 'Rocket Man' hitmaker is all set to release 'The Diving Board', his first album in seven years,...
  • Touring is killing me, says Elton John September 12, 2013

    London: Singer Elton John believes touring is slowly killing him as he is always on the road and never has any time to spend with his family. The 66-year-old 'Rocket Man' hitmaker is keen to cut down on the amount of concerts he does to spend more time with his husband...
  • Elton John to perform at Emmy Awards for first time September 10, 2013

    London: Singer Elton John is set to perform live at the Emmy Awards for the first time. The 66-year-old 'Rocket Man' singer would be paying tribute to the American pianist and vocalist Liberace, whose life was told in the recent biopic, 'Behind the Candelabra', reported Daily Star. 'Behind the Candelabra'...
  • Adele to be a part of David Beckham's 'The Secret Service'? August 13, 2013

    Los Angeles: Adele has been reportedly approached to play a villain in 'The Secret Service', which also features David Beckham and Elton John. The 25yearold, who sang the theme song of 'Skyfall', will have a cameo in the new spy film, directed by Matthew Vaughn, reports contactmusic.com. "Adele is exactly what Matthew...
  • Elton John relieved after appendix removal August 4, 2013

    Paris: Singer Elton John reportedly got his appendix removed in a 45minute procedure at a hospital and is feeling better. The 66yearold had to cancel his European tour in July after he felt uneasy while performing on stage and was later diagnosed with appendix abscess. John, who has two sons with partner...
  • Elton John to be honoured with BRITs Icon Award July 23, 2013

    London: Singersongwriter Elton John will be honoured with the BRITs icon award, to commemorate his golden career. Brit Awards organisers are to launch a new annual honour to celebrate major figures in music with Elton John, 66, announced as the first ever recipient of the new BRITs Icon award. John will be...
  • What fame does to the famous February 12, 2013

    "There is a fame epidemic," Simon Cowell, the boorish judge of television talent show competitions such as Britain's Got Talent and American Idol, once declared. You may be one of the celebrities featured in the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list and know firsthand how it feels to be famous. Perhaps...
  • Grammy Awards: Babel wins best album of the year February 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The Oscars of the music industry was a starstudded affair and the musical night was high on glamour and powerful performances. But more than the entertainment quotient, the 55th annual Grammy Awards celebrated the music and the musicians. And, this year was no different. With male artists taking...
  • Grammy Awards 2013 Tweet: Fun wins best new artist February 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The Oscars of the music industry is round the corner and there will surely be no dearth of musicians and some glamorous performances at the gala night. The 55th annual Grammy Awards will see the best of 2012 be honoured at the biggest musical night. From rock and...
  • Grammy Awards 2013: The musical night promises to be bigger February 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The Oscars of the music industry is round the corner and the best of 2012 will be honoured at the 55th annual Grammy Awards. From classical to rock to country music, the musicians will be felicitated at the biggest music awards. The night will see LL Cool J...
  • Elton John to share Grammy stage with young rockers February 10, 2013

    Los Angeles: Elton John still fills stadiums worldwide on his own, but he'll share the spotlight with a dozen other musicians at Sunday's Grammy Awards. The 65yearold entertainer rehearsed Saturday at Staples Center alongside young Grammy nominees Mumford & Sons, Zac Brown, Ed Sheeran and Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes. John...
  • Elton John expecting his second surrogate child November 10, 2012

    London: Music legend Elton John and partner David Furnish are reportedly set to have another surrogate child. The couple are thought to be using the same surrogate, who gave birth to their son Zachary almost two years ago and she is already several months into the pregnancy, reported Daily Mirror...
  • Elton John freed from copyright infringement lawsuit November 5, 2012

    Los Angeles: Legendary musician Elton John has been freed from the accusation that he lifted words of his 1985 hit 'Nikita' from a song by a photojournalist and songwriter Guy Hobbs. A federal judge has dismissed the lawsuit filed by Hobbs after John argued that he would never steal lyrics from...
  • Madonna, Elton John kiss and make up September 3, 2012

    London: After a long stream of pot shots at each other, music legends Elton John seem to have buried the hatchet by kissing and patching up in public. The pair bumped into each other at a posh restaurant in the south of France last week and they kissed and hugged in...
  • Elton John fears son will have difficult childhood August 22, 2012

    London: Singer Elton John feels that his son Zachary with partner David Furnish is going to face a very difficult childhood where he would have to fight against homophobia and his parents' fame. The 65yearold star and his civil partner David Furnish, 49, became parents on Christmas Day 2010 to a...
  • Elton John may quit music for his son July 17, 2012

    London: Singer Elton John says he will reassess his career once his little boy starts school because he knows how important it is to be there for him. John, 66, along with husband David Furnish welcomed son Zachary into the world on Christmas Day 2010, reported BBC online. "While I'm...
  • Stop violence against the gay community: Elton July 2, 2012

    London: Singer Elton John has called for an end to violence against gay people following a spate of homophobic attacks in Ukraine. The 65yearold Rocket Man hitmaker performed at an Aids charity concert in Kiev and in between songs he referenced newspaper reports of attacks on the gay community in...
  • UK band Muse composes official Olympics song June 28, 2012

    London: Muse's Survival will be the main official song for the London 2012 Olympic Games, the British rockers announced on Wednesday. Lead singer Matt Bellamy wrote the track "with the Olympics in mind. It's about total conviction and pure determination to win," the group said on its website. The tune will...
  • After Thames pageant, a concert for Queen Elizabeth June 4, 2012

    London: After the deluge during the Thames pageant yesterday, a musical extravaganza featuring the great and the good is scheduled for Queen Elizabeth outside Buckingham Palace this evening as part of Diamond Jubilee events to celebrate 60 years of her reign. On the stage will be the pop royalty, such as...