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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.

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Watch Nathan Chen Win 2022 Olympic Gold Ice Skating to Elton John Hits

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scored a personal best with an emotional performance to music from Schindler's List. Chen put on what some have called a "figure skating master class" to a medley of Elton John songs including "Rocketman." The 22-year-old, who is known as the "quad king" for his quadruple jumps, is now the first America since 2010 to win a men's figure skating gold medal.In the program, he landed five quad jumps. "Congratulations Nathan Chen for winning Gold skating to Rocket Man in the free skate finals in Beijing," John tweeted after the win.Chen is the seventh American to win gold for the men's singles title.In July 2021, Chen apologized for remarks he made calling figure skating calling it a "homosexual-dominated sport."“I recently did an interview where I was asked if people ever ask me why I don’t play hockey because of the connotation that skating is quote-unquote feminine and hockey is quote-unquote masculine," he said in a video posted to Twitter. “I gave an ignorant response to the question and I want to apologize for that.

In that moment I had the opportunity to shut down the perception that there is such a thing as a masculine or feminine sport and to shed light that these perceptions have created an environment that make it unsafe, stigmatizing and even career-ending for athletes to come out. “Skating is an art form as much as it is a sport," he continued. "And the beauty in that is that there is room for individual expression and that’s something that should be celebrated.

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