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.
Goodbye yellow brick road, hello gold medal.US figure skater Nathan Chen delivered an incredible performance Wednesday in Beijing, skating to a compilation of Elton John hits, including “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,” “Rocket Man,” and a version of “Benny and the Jets” reimagined by Logic and P!nk.Chen was the favorite to win, and even with all that pressure, he didn’t disappoint.
It was a redemptive moment for the star skater after finishing in fifth place at the 2018 Olympics.Check out his amazing routine below (you may need to click through to YouTube to view the video):After the performance, a commentator exclaimed, “Give him his crown!”“Nathan Chen winning the Olympic Games is a dream,” tweeted fellow skater Adam Rippon. “I don’t even have words for how much joy seeing Nathan succeed gives me.
OKAY FINE YES I CRIED WHATEVER SHUT UP IM A HUGE BABY I DON’T CARE YAY.”Nathan Chen winning the Olympic Games is a dream. I don't even have words for how much joy seeing Nathan succeed gives me.