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.
Queerties voting has opened once again, and we can’t wait to announce the winners and celebrate at our awards ceremony on March 1.No doubt as we all take to the dance floor, we may hear one or all of these anthems to get our blood pumping.
Each tune features the stylings of a queer artist, sharing their truth, and singing out and proud.Vote now for Best Queer Anthem in the Queerties through February 22.Ollie Alexander crooning with one of the great pop divas?
Yes, please.What more do we need than a sizzling Lil Nax X singing a song about hooking up based on a great, gay romance?Trans techno-pop diva Petras won us over with this tongue-in-cheek ode to her cleavage.Vote now for Best Queer Anthem in the Queerties through February 22.This sensuous dance anthem gets us ready to bump and grind (and maybe a bit more) every time we hear it.God bless Elton John, still cranking out pop hits into his 70s and rocking out with upcoming new talent like Dua Lipa.Speaking of sensual pop anthems, this King Princess jam combines 80s-style synth bass with a dark Euro-pop melody.
The result has us ready to party until the house burns down.Vote now for Best Queer Anthem in the Queerties through February 22.People once mused that “Born This Way” might be the queerest song of all time.