Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer. Collaborating with lyricist Bernie Taupin since 1967 on more than 30 albums, John has sold more than 300 million records, making him one of the best-selling music artists. He has more than fifty Top 40 hits in the UK Singles Chart and US Billboard Hot 100, including seven number ones in the UK and nine in the US, as well as seven consecutive number-one albums in the US. His tribute single "Candle in the Wind 1997", rewritten in dedication to Diana, Princess of Wales, sold over 33 million copies worldwide and is the best-selling single in the history of the UK and US singles charts. He has also produced records and occasionally acted in films. John owned Watford F.C. from 1976 to 1987 and from 1997 to 2002. He is an honorary life president of the club.
ABOVE: Next year will be the 100th anniversary of Bea Arthur's birth. And hopefully next year, in January, we will be celebrating Betty White's 100th birthday.
BELOW: Keep reading for a new reason to be Proud, the performance we've needed from Elton for Years & Years, Ellen DeGeneres gleefully telling us to go fuck ourselves (JOKINGLY, but I think she loved saying it and we deserve it) and more ...
It's a whole new world — when I was in teen press, “gay” wasn't talked about. (Image via Disney+) YAHOO! NEWS: Billy Porter and Zachary Quinto will play gay dads on a revived version of the Disney Channel show The Proud Family to air on Disney+ called The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder.