Elton John Closes iHeart Living Room Concert for America With 'Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me'

Elton John IHeart Living Room Concert for America.
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Elton John performs during the IHeart Living Room Concert for America.

At the top of the hourlong iHeart Living Room Concert for America, host Elton John alerted fans that he was streaming from the one home that he doesn't have a piano in. But, as it turned out, John is never too far away from a keyboard.

After a series of performances from Billie Eilish and Finneas, Alicia Keys, Dave Grohl, Mariah Carey and more, the legend said "I lied" as he was suddenly shown sitting behind the keys. He explained the keyboard belonged to his sons, who take lessons on it, and made sure to clarify, "I don't normally play a keyboard like this."

John dedicated his brief set to "the incredible heroes mentioned before, so here goes." He then dove into his 1974 track "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" (he later re-recorded it in 1991 with George Michael and it shot to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100).

As the end credits rolled, John -- whose North American leg of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour was postponed due to the coronavirus -- left viewers with something to look forward to, saying: "When this is all over and done with, I'll be out there playing for you again."

In partnership with iHeart and Fox, Bravado has released official merchandise for the concert. The hoodie and tee were designed by NOAH and are available here. Net profits will benefit Feeding America and the First Responders Children Foundation.

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