1. Elton John's Best Features, From George Michael to Eminem

    March 25, 2017 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Even if you wouldn't call yourself a superfan of Elton John 's music, his catalog spans so many years and sounds that there's likely at least  one  tune of his you can't help but jam to. But whether you're an Elton die-hard ...

  2. Elton John's Biggest Billboard Hot 100 Hits

    March 25, 2017 10:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 A look at the icon's nearly-50-year chart career. In honor of Sir Elton John 's 70th birthday today (March 25),  Billboard  takes a look at his highest-ranking hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. John boasts 67 total entries on the Hot 10 ...

  3. Elton John Curates Amazon Music Unlimited's Song of the Day With Lana Del Rey, Big Sean Tracks

    March 24, 2017 11:26 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sir Elton John turns the ripe old age of 70 tomorrow (March 25), and today Amazon Music Unlimited -- the company's newly-launched premium on-demand streaming service -- announced that the legendary singer and songwriter will be taking over its ...

  4. SXSW 2017 Music Discovery: Middle Kids On Learning Elton John Is A Fan

    SXSW 2017 Music Discovery: Middle Kids On Learning Elton John Is A Fan

    March 22, 2017 4:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 Middle Kids talks to Billboard about hearing Elton John is a fan of their music, forming the band in Australia, and their busy SXSW schedule at this year's festival. Elton John , Beats 1 , texas , SXSW , your love , old river , Cold War Kids , ...

  5. Elton John Interviews Father John Misty About New Album

    March 20, 2017 11:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sir Elton John is one of the few classic-rock types who stay impressively current with new music. He recently interviewed Whitney’s Julien Ehrlich for The New York Times , and he uses his Beats 1 radio show Rocket Hour to showcase some of the contem ...

  6. Elton John Casually Went Shopping for Tech N9ne Records in Canada Last Night

    March 10, 2017 6:24 PM EST 0 0 0 While in Vancouver on Thursday,  Elton John stopped into Beat Street Records  with a pair of bodyguards for a little shopping spree. According to the manager of the store, the first thing the  legendary musician asked for was not his own 2016 album  ...

  7. Elton John's Oscar Party Turns 25: Spielberg, Hanks & An Oral History of the AIDS Benefit Where Heidi Klum Dances on Tables

    February 23, 2017 4:21 PM EST 0 0 0 Attending the Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar viewing party is sort of like going to the Golden Globes — while the Academy Awards are happening. Champagne is flowing, there are stars at every table and the TV people always are invited. So are super ...

  8. Rag 'n' Bone Man Takes You Behind the Scenes of 'Human,' Admits Aretha Franklin Made Him Cry

    February 22, 2017 1:44 AM EST 0 0 0 Rag ‘n’ Bone Man’s career couldn’t have got away to a brighter start.  The British soul man has the decade’s fastest-selling male solo debut in the U.K. with his album Human (Best Laid Plans/Columbia/Sony Music), and he’s guaranteed to come home wit ...

  9. Jennifer Lopez, Bruno Mars and Other Top Stars Betting On New Las Vegas Venues

    February 16, 2017 2:10 PM EST 0 0 0 It was opening night of the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas in April 2016, and the crowd was cheering hometown heroes: The Killers , fronted by Brandon Flowers , and "Mr. Las Vegas" himself, Wayne Newton , who had joined the band onstage. Watc ...

  10. Ryan Kinder Chases Risky Business With Soulful Single 'Close'

    February 16, 2017 11:54 AM EST 0 0 0 The new country artist draws on Hootie, Kenny Wayne Shepherd in unique single. Most successful people can point to at least one or two moments in their lives that led to their winning stature, and invariably, those moments required them to jump off ...

  11. Elton John Remembers George Michael as the 'Kindest, Most Generous Man'

    February 07, 2017 10:41 PM EST 0 0 0 Elton John says his late friend and fellow Brit George Michael was one of the best vocalists in the world. John paid tribute to Michael during his Beats 1 Radio show Monday, calling him one of Britain's "most brilliant songwriters." J ...

  12. Rewinding the Charts: In 1992, George Michael & Elton John Teamed Up Atop the Hot 100

    February 01, 2017 10:05 AM EST The stars' chart-topping concert recording of the piano man's 1974 hit "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" marked Michael's last No. 1, 25 years ago. THE SIGNATURE MOMENT OF ELTON JOHN and George Michael 's 1991 l ...

  13. Elton John On Board to Create Music for 'The Devil Wears Prada' Musical | Billboard News

    Elton John On Board to Create Music for 'The Devil Wears Prada' Musical | Billboard News

    January 27, 2017 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 'The Devil Wears Prada' is heading straight to Broadway, and there's no one better than Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Elton John and iconic playwright Paul Rudnick to develop the Broadway adaption. 2017 , Billboard Music , Elton John , ...

  14. Elton John to Create the Music for 'The Devil Wears Prada' on Broadway

    January 26, 2017 1:36 PM EST 0 0 5 The Devil Wears Prada will be hitting the stage in style, as the Broadway adaptation have announced the musical’s writing will be in the very capable hands of Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Elton John and legendary playwright Paul Rudnick. When it came ...

  15. Blackmail, Risk & Untested Waters: Inside the Coming Out of Country Radio's Blair Garner, Cody Alan

    January 25, 2017 1:57 PM EST 0 0 0 National jocks break new ground in a historically conservative format. In 1994, a year after Premiere Networks launched the overnight radio show After MidNite , host Blair Garner faced a crisis behind the scenes. A disgruntled former employee blackm ...

  16. Jeffrey Katzenberg, Melina Matsoukas & Barry Jenkins to Judge Elton John's 'The Cut' Music Video Competition

    January 10, 2017 11:02 AM EST 0 0 0 A studio chief, a celebrated music video director and an award-winning movie maker will join Elton John on his quest to find emerging talent to create videos for three of his most iconic songs. Dreamworks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg , Grammy Aw ...

  17. Democrats Approve of Artists Refusing to Play Inauguration, Republicans Not So Much

    January 05, 2017 12:22 PM EST 0 0 4 Kanye West aside, most artists who have said they would not perform at Donald Trump's inauguration have actually seen a spike in their favorability ratings, and a majority of Americans believe artists shouldn't feel obligated to play simpl ...

  18. Elton John Honors George Michael With Performance of Their Hit Duet at Las Vegas Concert: Watch

    December 29, 2016 2:32 PM EST 0 0 0 Elton John honored his late friend George Michael during his concert in Las Vegas on Wednesday night (Dec. 28). In front of a large photo of Michael projected above the stage, John opened the show with "Don’t Let the Sun Go Down On Me," wh ...

  19. This 'Late Late Show' All-Star 'Carpool Karaoke' Special is All We Want For Christmas | Billboard News

    This 'Late Late Show' All-Star 'Carpool Karaoke' Special is All We Want For Christmas | Billboard News

    December 16, 2016 1:18 PM EST 0 0 0 Mariah Carey, Adele, Lady Gaga, Chris Martin, Gwen Stefani, Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Elton John join James Corden for an all-star 'Carpool Karaoke.' music , Lady GaGa , carpool karaoke , billboa ...

  20. Garth Brooks in Talks to Play Donald Trump's Inauguration: Report

    December 09, 2016 6:45 PM EST 0 0 5 Garth Brooks is reportedly in discussions to perform at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.  Brooks' publicist Nancy Seltzer told Reuters on Friday (Dec. 9), "Garth has performed for the five living presidents.... While rumor ...

  21. Elton John Denies He Will Be Playing Donald Trump's Presidential Inauguration

    November 23, 2016 11:56 AM EST 0 0 0 On 'BBC HARDTalk,' Trump advisor Anthony Scaramucci claimed that John would be "doing our concert on the mall for inauguration." Wednesday (Nov. 23) on BBC HARDtalk , Donald Trump advisor Anthony Scaramucci made the surprising an ...

  22. Joseph Guay Discusses His Exhibition 'Remnants of the Human Condition' and Sir Elton John Co-Sign

    November 22, 2016 11:46 AM EST 0 0 0 Sir Elton John was one of the first fans through the door when artist Joseph Guay opened his latest exhibition, “Remnants of the Human Condition” at the Westside Cultural Arts Center in Atlanta this fall. The show, a powerful homage to violence in A ...

  23. Elton John Songs Remixed: Listen to 7 of the Best

    November 10, 2016 5:36 PM EST 0 0 3 We all need a little positivity in our lives. We all need a friendly voice of reason. We all need a little Elton John . Sir Elton, as the Queen would say, has give the world so much beauty and soul. His music is timeless, his fashion sense is undeni ...

  24. Elton John's Photo Collection Goes on Display in London

    November 10, 2016 2:16 AM EST 0 0 0 He's one of the most colorful figures in rock 'n' roll, but when it comes to photography, Elton John embraces black and white. Scores of vintage images from the musician's collection are on display in The Radical Eye , an exhibit ...

  25. Robbie Williams Swinging Toward a 12th U.K. No. 1 Album

    November 08, 2016 5:59 AM EST 0 0 0 Robbie Williams is Britain’s man of the moment. The pop star was honored on Monday (Nov. 7) with the BRITs Icon Award, joining Elton John and the late David Bowie as the only recipients of the BRIT Awards’ highest accolade. And come Friday, he could ...

  26. Multimedia Artist Todd Murphy, Loved by Elton John and Jon Bon Jovi, Opens New Gallery

    November 03, 2016 12:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 The cat has been let out of the bag on the music industry's best-kept secret -- in the art world, that is. Todd Murphy , a multimedia artist who has been selling his paintings, sculptures and photography to musicians and record executives for s ...

  27. Burberry Releasing Limited Edition Box Set of Elton John Vinyls

    October 26, 2016 9:41 AM EDT 0 0 0 Six remastered, classic Elton John albums will be released in a limited-edition vinyl LP box set in partnership with British luxury brand Burberry. Only 800 box sets will be available for purchase in their specially designed Burberry packaging from ...

  28. 'Lip Sync Battle' Sneak Peek: Watch Sir Ben Kingsley Perform Elton John's 'Rocket Man'

    October 10, 2016 11:16 AM EDT 0 0 0 This Wednesday (Oct. 12) marks the premiere of the new season of Spike TV’s hit show Lip Sync Battle . This means you’re in for another twenty episodes of watching stars fight it out for lip syncing supremacy on the songs they were born to (almost) ...

  29. Morgan Wallen's Debut, 
'The Way I Talk,' Riffs on Accents

    October 06, 2016 10:47 AM EDT 0 0 0 The label that launched Chris Lane introduces Wallen with a catchy, hooky country single. Three notes might well make Morgan Wallen a star. A simple little guitar riff is ... ahem ...  instrumental in the sound of “The Way I Talk,” Wallen’s debut si ...

  30. Robbie Williams to Receive BRITs Icon Award

    October 06, 2016 4:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 Robbie Williams will be honored next month with the BRITs Icon Award ahead of the 2017 BRIT Awards. The pop star is already the most-awarded BRITs winner in history, with 17 wins as a solo artist and as a member of Take That . [readmore:7358050] The ...

  31. Nowhere Else, Man: The Beatles, Best Buy and the Birth of Exclusives

    September 02, 2016 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 "You still have to focus on the consumer and not the competition," says longtime buyer Gary Arnold. Back in the CD era, there were few executives as powerful as Best Buy's Gary Arnold. As the main music buyer for the electronics giant ...

  32. Elvis Presley & Madonna: The Day the Music Died, and Was Born

    August 16, 2016 11:05 AM EDT 3.975 k 306 82 Aug. 16 marks the date that we welcomed the Queen of Pop and lost the King of Rock & Roll. Today marks the date that we welcomed the Queen of Pop and lost the King of Rock & Roll. Madonna was born Aug. 16, 1958. As we celebrate the ...

  33. Age Ain't Nothin' But a Number: Sia & Other Artists Who Topped the Hot 100 After 40

    July 28, 2016 5:50 PM EDT 3.301 k 0 7 As Sia ’s “Cheap Thrills” becomes her first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 as an artist, the singer-songwriter also completes the rare feat of earning her first No. 1 after her 40th birthday. Sia's 'Cheap Thrills' Hits No. 1 on the Bil ...

  34. The Longest-Leading Hot 100 No. 1s

    July 19, 2016 11:05 AM EDT Just 3 percent of all Hot 100 No. 1s have led for 10 weeks or more. From Debby Boone's "You Light Up My Life" in 1977 to now The Chainsmokers' "Closer," featuring Halsey, a relatively select few smashes have led the ...

  35. Old Dominion Channels The Beatles, George Strait In 'Song For Another Time'

    June 30, 2016 1:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 The new single's lyrics span titles from Hank Williams to Elton John to Katy Perry. In an era when neither audiences nor artists tend to favor just one genre, Old Dominion ’s “Song for Another Time” may have emerged at the perfect moment. The t ...

  36. Where to Eat, Stay and Play (Like Bey and Jay) at the Cannes Lions Fest, Hosting Its First-Ever Music Program

    June 13, 2016 5:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 Known for its über-elegant film festival, Cannes prepares to focus on music this month. It was where Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin vacationed in the early 1970s , where Elton John shot the 1983 video for "I'm Still Standing" -- but ...

  37. Elton John Charts Record-Extending 72nd Adult Contemporary Hit

    June 13, 2016 5:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 The icon pads his mark for the most entries in the chart's history, as "A Good Heart" debuts. Elton John extends his record for the most appearances in the nearly 55-year history of Billboard 's Adult Contemporary chart, as " ...

  38. Elton John Doesn't See Vladimir Putin, Hopes For Future Meeting

    May 31, 2016 1:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 Elton John regrets he didn't get to meet President Vladimir Putin during his current trip to Moscow, but says he's looking forward to meeting the Russian leader in the future to discuss LGBT issues. Performing Monday before an enthusiastic ...

  39. Elton John Won't Meet Vladimir Putin Before Moscow Concert

    May 27, 2016 5:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 Russian President Vladimir Putin has backed out of a meeting with British rock star and gay rights activist Elton John . The two talked last September by telephone when Putin pledged to meet the singer to "discuss whatever issues are of interes ...

  40. Elton John Criticizes NC Governor for Signing Anti-LGBT Law

    May 17, 2016 6:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Pop star Elton John is taking North Carolina's governor to task for signing a bill that limits anti-discrimination policies for LGBT people, saying he needs a lesson in compassion. Writing for a blog posted Tuesday on The Hill , John wrote that ...

  41. Taylor Swift Tops Billboard's Top Money-Makers List of 2015

    May 05, 2016 9:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard ranks the highest-paid musicians of the past 12 months. Adele 's album megasales aside, touring is once again the determining factor for the 40 genre-spanning acts that topped Billboard 's ranking of music’s highest-paid musician ...

  42. Elton John, One Direction Among Most Charitable U.K. Musicians: Report

    April 19, 2016 4:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Elton John has another No. 1: he’s topped a list of the most generous celebrities in the U.K.  The "Rocket Man" handed out £26.8 million ($38 million) to charitable causes in 2015, according to the  "Sunday Times Giving List,"  w ...

  43. Elton John in Talks to Join 'Kingsman' Sequel

    April 12, 2016 6:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 Elton John is in talks to join the cast of Kingsman: The Golden Circle , Matthew Vaughn’s sequel to his 2014 action spy hit. If a deal is made, the pop icon will join a cast that includes returning star Taron Egerton and new castmembers Julianne Moo ...

  44. Elton John & Young Thug Meet Up at John's Atlanta Residence: Is a 'Rocket Man' Remix On the Way?

    March 23, 2016 5:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Could the "Rocket Man" remix we never knew we needed be in the works? On Wednesday (March 23), Young Thug posted a picture of himself with Elton John at John's home in Atlanta. In the photos, John can be seen wearing a "Thugger&q ...

  45. Elton John Pays Tribute to His Favorite Hollywood Bookstore

    March 10, 2016 7:50 PM EST 0 0 0 The singer has been a regular at Book Soup, one of L.A.'s last independent bookstores, since his days playing the Troubadour. In an interview with Sharon Osbourne prior to his performance with Lady Gaga in the old Tower Records parking lot on t ...

  46. Elton John's Photo Collection to Feature in London Tate Exhibition

    March 09, 2016 10:57 PM EST 0 0 0 Images from Elton John's vast collection of 20th-century photography are going on display at Britain's Tate Modern. The gallery announced Wednesday that the exhibition, "The Radical Eye," will feature more than 150 images by mode ...

  47. Drake's 'Got a Bigger Pool Than Ye' and More Stars With Swanky Swimming Holes

    March 04, 2016 2:18 PM EST 0 0 0 When it comes to the fanciest swimming holes around, Drake's YOLO estate makes the largest splash of them all -- for now, that is. Moving away from the usual hip-hop boasts about money, cars and women, Drake focuses on a more ­specific point of ...

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