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Donald Trump Is Playing Adele At Rallies

There are two certainties in this world: Everyone is listening to Adele, and Donald Trump is playing music at his rallies that its creators don't…
Peter Helman | November 26, 2015 - 2:05 pm

Elton John – “Looking Up” + Wonderful Crazy Night Details

Pop-music eminence Elton John is having a busy year, hosting a Beats 1 Radio show and negotiating with Vladimir Putin and all. And he's also…
Tom Breihan | October 22, 2015 - 9:19 am

Vladimir Putin Calls Elton John For Real This Time

Just last week, Elton John posted a photo to his Instagram account of Russian President Vladimir Putin and thanked the world leader for calling him…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 24, 2015 - 1:12 pm

Putin Phone Call To Elton John Was A Prank

After he met with Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko to discuss gay rights in Ukraine, Elton John took to Instagram to thank Russian president Vladimir Putin.
Tom Breihan | September 17, 2015 - 8:49 am

Elton John Arranges Sitdown With Vladimir Putin To Discuss Gay Rights In Russia

Sir Elton John has arranged to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss gay rights in the country after he met with Ukrainian President…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 15, 2015 - 1:20 pm

Astronauts Etc. – “Rocket Man” (Feat. Toro Y Moi) (Elton John Cover)

Astronauts Etc. is the project of Toro Y Moi touring keyboardist Anthony Ferraro, and he's putting out his debut full-length next week -- though it's…
James Rettig | September 11, 2015 - 1:55 pm

Elton John Just Finished Another T-Bone Burnett-Produced Album

When he's not lending his Roots Music Pedigree™ to Hollywood productions from O Brother, Where Art Thou to True Detective, T-Bone Burnett often produces late-career…
Chris DeVille | August 14, 2015 - 11:45 am

10 Memorable Moments From Outside Lands 2015

Outside Lands took place this past weekend in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, which happens to be situated next to the neighborhood that I grew…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 10, 2015 - 4:53 pm

St. Vincent, Josh Homme, Disclosure Hosting Beats 1 Radio Shows

Apple Music already poached Zane Lowe to help establish their new internet radio component, Beats 1. The company also signed on Drake and Pharrell as…
Caitlin White | June 25, 2015 - 10:38 am

Outside Lands 2015 Lineup

Outside Lands has just announced the lineup for the eighth iteration of the San Francisco-based festival. This year's headliners are Elton John, Mumford & Sons,…
James Rettig | March 24, 2015 - 1:02 pm

Watch Elton John Fall Out Of His Chair At A Tennis Match

I'm not going to pretend there's some kind of news value in this video of Sir Elton John falling backwards out of his courtside chair…
Chris DeVille | December 8, 2014 - 12:36 pm

Watch Pharrell, Lorde, Elton John, Dave Grohl, One Direction, & Many More Cover The Beach Boys’ “God Only Knows” For BBC Music

The BBC describes its new initiative BBC Music as "an ambitious wave of new programmes, innovative partnerships and ground-breaking music initiatives that amount to the…
Chris DeVille | October 7, 2014 - 4:52 pm

Watch BBC Kate Bush Documentary Running Up That Hill Feat. St. Vincent, Big Boi, Bat For Lashes

Next week, Kate Bush will perform her first concert in 35 years at London's Hammersmith Apollo. She last toured in 1979, following the release of…
James Rettig | August 23, 2014 - 2:46 pm

Watch Ben Folds Join Elton John At Bonnaroo

Ben Folds has covered "Grey Seal" among other Elton John jams throughout his career, and John's influence is obvious in Folds' own plucky piano-pop. So…
Chris DeVille | June 18, 2014 - 9:53 am

Win A Signed Vinyl Test Pressing And 40th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition Of Elton John’s Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

Elton John's classic Goodbye Yellow Brick Road turned 40 last October and recently received a massive reissue with alternate versions, live cuts, and exclusive new…
Scott Lapatine | April 8, 2014 - 10:34 am

Miguel – “Bennie And The Jets” (Feat. Wale) (Elton John Cover)

As part of a grand 40th-anniversary reissue of Elton John's landmark album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, a mob of today's musicians are going to cover
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2014 - 12:42 pm

Watch Neil Young’s PonoMusic Kickstarter Video With Arcade Fire, Beck, Jack White, & Many More

Yesterday we heard about the impending launch of Neil Young's PonoMusic through Kickstarter. Now the Kickstarter is live with a promo video featuring a dumbfounding…
Chris DeVille | March 11, 2014 - 5:07 pm

Bonnaroo Lineup 2014

Like last year, Bonnaroo is announcing the bulk of its fest lineup via a 30-minute B.L.A.M. (Bonnaroo Line-Up Announcement Megathon) webcast. The 2014 reveal is…
Scott Lapatine | February 19, 2014 - 7:01 pm

Miguel, John Grant, Fall Out Boy To Cover Elton John’s Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

Elton John's 1973 smash hit album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is getting a blowout 40th anniversary reissue this spring, and part of the usual bonus…
Chris DeVille | January 30, 2014 - 12:26 pm

Who Should Star In The Elton John Biopic?

From the makers of Gnomeo And Juliet comes the Elton John biopic. Before you get any ideas — CGI? 3-D? — it should be known…
Corban Goble | September 27, 2011 - 9:32 am
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