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.
Voting for the 2023 Queerties is still open!Voting runs now through February 21, and remember, you can vote once per day per device in each category. Winners will be announced live at a special reception in Los Angeles on February 28 and on Queerty the following morning.
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Whether you’re part of the “Unholy” horde or one of Elton John‘s devoted Yellow Brick Roadies, there’s an anthem for you.Check out the nominees for Anthem below!The industry has a bad habit of making hits out of TikTok tunes, but this Steve Lacy track transcends the platform that popularized it.We hadn’t gotten a good solid butt number in a while before “Booty” — the last might actually be “Anaconda” — and the “Crazy In Love” sample here pushes this song into top tier territory.That black hair dye touched her scalp and kicked up her bop factor by at least 50%.Anitta joined Miley onstage for a rendition of her hit “Boys Don’t Cry”, this time with double the bi firepower.Renaissance is an ode to the Black LGBTQ+ community, and few tracks moreso than “COZY” featuring Honey Dijon production and a Ts Madison monologue.Lizzo knows how to give the girls everything we never knew we needed, including a glittery dance floor anthem about a gay Halloween party complete with a “Thriller”-esque dance break.The “Rocketman” to “Cold Heart featuring Dua Lipa” pipeline was such a success, Elton couldn’t help but recreate it with “Tiny Dancer” and a new, freer Britney.This sinful slay earned the trans community a new spot in Grammys history (and plenty of conservative outrage).As Ilana Glazer said on Broad.