L-R: Elton John, Bernie Taupin, ABC/Rick RowellNext year, when stars stand onstage clutching their Oscars and say that they’d like to “thank the Academy,” among the people they’ll be thanking are Elton John lyricist Bernie Taupin and Larry Mullen Jr., the drummer of U2. Bernie and Larry are among more
LGI Stock/Corbis/VCG via Getty ImagesCasual fans of Elton John may not be aware that prior to marrying his current partner, David Furnish, he was married to a woman — who is now taking legal action against him. In 1984, Elton married Renate Blauel, a sound engineer, in Australia; they divorced
Michael Putland/Getty ImagesAfter seeing his colleagues Elton John and Queen singer Freddie Mercury smash it at the box office as the subjects of acclaimed movie biographies, Rod Stewart is reportedly getting in on the fun. The British tabloid The Daily Mail is quoting a source who claims that Rod’s camp
Columbia RecordsToday in 1990, Mariah Carey released her self-titled debut album, and changed pop music forever. But Mimi says she’s delaying celebrating the 30th anniversary of the album that gave us “Vision of Love,” “Love Takes Time” and “I Don’t Wanna Cry,” because there are more important matters at hand.
ABC/CRAIG SJODINFor a while now, we’ve been hearing that Elton John is writing a musical based on the life of Tammy Faye Bakker, wife of 1980s televangelist Jim Bakker, who prior to her death in 2007 became a gay icon, embracing AIDS patients and supporting LGBTQ causes. Now, his collaborator
ABC/ARTURO HOLMESWith an estimated worth of some $452 million, it seems unlikely that Elton John would ever be suffering financially, but the British tabloid The Mail on Sunday claims that the legendary singer has been forced to lay off employees due to the postponement of his Farewell tour. The Mail
Tristar Media/Getty ImagesThe story of the man whose dying wish was that his stepdaughter give a painting he’d done of Sting to the British rocker himself has a happy ending: Sting’s now in possession of the painting. As previously reported, Domingo Santiago‘s stepdaughter Elizabeth was featured on the Humans of
Trae Patton/NBCAs previously reported, Elton John tweeted about how much he was moved by America’s Got Talent contestant Archie Williams, who served 37 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of rape. But it turns out that Elton didn’t stop there: The music legend also offered him an amazing opportunity.
Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty ImagesElton John is mourning the death of playwright, author and activist Larry Kramer, best known for his play The Normal Heart, and for founding the landmark Gay Men’s Health Crisis organization and, later, the more militant group ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash
Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images By ANDREA DRESDALE, ABC News Elton John is marking the milestone birthday of his oldest and dearest friend today with a sweet social media post. On Twitter and Instagram, Elton salutes Bernie Taupin, who turns 70 today. Over their 50-plus years of collaboration, Bernie wrote the lyrics