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Elton John’s Rocketman and Ellen Degeneres have been big winners at 2020 Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. In the first of two big awards, Elton John and his best friend Bernie Taupin won a Golden Globe for the movie’s title track (I’m Gonna) Love Me Again. In accepting the

Sir Elton John has received Britain’s highest acknowledgement in the 2019 new year honours list. The singer, currently on his final world tour, was awarded the Companion of Honour for a career spanning more than five decades which includes selling more than 300 million records. This award is an extension to his current title after

Delta Airlines has been accused of straight-washing the Elton John musical biopic, Rocketman by cutting out certain scenes in its inflight edited version.  The controversy began after Entertainment Weekly’s digital director Shana Naomi Krochma, took to social media criticising the Airline for its edited version of the film in which most of the films gay

Elton John and his incredible career is being celebrated by the UK Postal service, making him the first living musician to be featured on Royal Mail stamps. The limited-edition commemorative stamps are set to be released alongside books, framed prints, postcards and other collectables, with a total of 12 Elton John designs being released, with

This morning Elton John published an Instagram post commemorating his 29 years of sobriety. His commemoration coincides with a renewed push within our community for sobriety and sober spaces as a way to welcome queer people recovering from substance abuse issues. In his Instagram post, John wrote, “29 years ago today, I was a broken man. I finally summoned up the courage to say 3 words that would change my life: ‘I need help.’ Thank-you to all the selfless people...

In a recent interview with The Financial Times, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia has no problem with gay people, despite the country’s anti-gay propaganda law and the continued arrest, torture and murder of gay people in the Russian region of Chechnya. In response, out gay rock star Elton John pointed out that the country’s anti-gay attitudes effectively censored gay content from his recent biopic Rocketman. In his Financial Times interview, Putin said that “liberal governments had not acted to...

The WorldPride closing ceremonies in Times Square, on Sunday, June 30, is destined to be a historic, epic, and very fun celebration that will punctuate a month of events throughout New York City. Part political rally, party concert, the Closing Ceremonies will include speakers, comedians, cast members of Broadway shows, and musicians—among them Jake Shears, who is not only one of America’s most innovative musical artists, but one who uses his music to speak out for equality and the...

“I’m proud Rocketman is the first major studio film with a gay love sex scene in it. If I’d left it out, I’d have felt I was cheating people. I’m so glad it’s in there because I am a gay man and I didn’t want to airbrush it under the carpet. If they don’t like it, I understand, but it’s part of who I am. That night was a very, very important part. When I grew up, my father told me if I...
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Saturday Night is definitely not alright for high-fiving Elton while he's trying to play. Elton John stormed off stage during his Las Vegas residency after fans got too carried away while he performed. The pop legend, 70, was playing at his Vegas residency at Caesar’s Palace on Friday night (2 March). Elton regularly invites fans on stage to gather round the piano while he plays 1973 hit Saturday Night’s All Right For Fighting. Elton John bans fans from stage during future performances But on...
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After almost 50 years touring around the world, fabulous musical icon Elton John has announced that he will be retiring after his farewell tour Farewell Yellow Brick Road. Elton John sat down with Anderson Cooper for an exclusive YouTube streaming event to make the announcement. Last year, Elton suffered from a very serious bacterial infection, but that didn't stop him, nor is it the reason why he is retiring. In reality, Elton shared that he would like to devote his...
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Elton John has made an emotional plea for equal marriage on Instagram. Gay icon Elton John has called for equal marriage in Australia in an emotional Instagram post yesterday (September 21). The singer, who married David Furnish in 2014, stated that being able to “openly love” is what makes life “truly worth living.” John also confessed his love for the country, before stating he hopes it can “embrace the honest and courage” for marriage equality. He wrote: “Almost 24 years ago, I met...
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It’s been 20 years since Princess Diana died in a car crash in Paris, and UK network ITV aired a documentary on Monday night marking this dark anniversary. In one moving scene from the documentary, Elton John explains to Prince Harry how his mother changed attitudes toward gay people and people with AIDS and destroyed stigma by being one of the first high-profile figures to touch someone with AIDS without wearing gloves. “It was considered to be a gay disease....
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Sir Elton John has been in an intensive care unit after contracting a “potnetially deadly” bug, his agent has said. The 70-year-old singer came down with the bacterial infection on a flight back from Chille, where had been doing a series of concerts. He spent two nights in intensive care and was kept in hospital before being released home on Saturday, according to his agent. The infection has been described y experts as “rare” and “potentially deadly”, and all forthcoming concerts have...
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"I’ll fight for anyone who is misunderstood and misrepresented by the idiots out there." Elton John insists rapper Eminem is not homophobic, despite numerous anti-gay and anti-trans lyrics in . “I’m always a supporter of the people that are getting trashed. For me Eminem was never homophobic,” John told Beats 1. “I’ll fight for anyone who is misunderstood and misrepresented by the idiots out there.” The two chart-toppers famously sang “Stan” together on the 2001 Grammys, and John says he was “floored”...

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OMG. American actor and model Max Emerson hasn’t been shy about showing off his assets on social media. The 29-year-old previously went skinny dipping and stripped...

Today this video blog became viral. John Barrowman, a star of “Doctor Who”, “Torchwood” and  TV’s Arrow, shot his daily video blog near the swimming pool. His...