Sir Elton John

Eagles, Elton John, Metallica Lead Forbes’ Top Rock Earners

Pop Culture News Desk Forbes’ annual list of the 100 highest-earning celebrities included nine rock acts for the 2018-19 period, with Eagles, Elton John and Metallica leading the pack. The artists’ takings ranged from $100 million (Eagles) down to $39 million (Dave Matthews Band) with Guns N’ Roses making a return with $44 million earned from their partial reunion activities. You can see the […]

The Glorious Corner: Bruce Springsteen, Paul Rodgers, Elton John’s “Rocketman” and More

FATHER’S DAY — Rudy Shur’s Square One Publishers just released How to Self-Publish Your Book by Jan Yager, who we remember from her Friendshifts book. Shur saw with Jan the chance to have the ultimate guide about self-publishing — the book shows the would-be published author precisely how to do it on their own through the “self”-publishing method. Says Yager: “It turns […]

Taron Egerton On Becoming Elton John

Movies News Desk In an exclusive Parade interview, Kingsman franchise star Taron Egerton reveals how Elton John helped him prepare for the new movie Rocketman (opening today), and how much his friendship with the legend means to him.   British Bonding. After Egerton got the role, the rock star invited the young British actor to his home, where they had the first […]

The Glorious Corner: “Rocketman”, Monkees’ Micky Dolenz and Mike Nesmith, Supreme Mary Wilson at NYC’s Black Barn and More

ROCKETMAN — (via Rock Cellar Magazine) Dexter Fletcher’s Rocketman opens with a shot of a costumed Elton John (Taron Egerton) walking down a corridor. Whether intentionally or not, the scene suggests the start of Bohemian Rhapsody, as Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek) strides from an arena’s backstage to perform at Live Aid, which that movie returns to at the […]

The Glorious Corner: “Big Bang Theory”, “Rocketman” Blues, Debbie Gibson & New Kids On The Block Mix Tape Tour and More

BANG & BLACKLIST — I have to say as a huge fan of the Big Bang Theory, its series finale Thursday was almost perfect. Sure, I would have loved to have seen Wil Wheaton one more time and maybe William Shatner or Patrick Stewart as a guest star – Buffy The Vampire Slayer (Sarah Michelle Geller) as the much-talked-about major-guest-star sure […]

Watch: Elton John & Bernie Taupin React to “Rocketman” in Cannes—(Video)

Elton John and Bernie Taupin talk about seeing the movie ‘Rocketman’ at the Cannes Film Festival. Elton talks about what Taron Egerton brings to the role and how impressed he was with the actor who is portraying him. Rocketman tells the story of Sir Elton John’s rise to fame. Buy on Amazon, iTunes,  Barnes and Noble and other […]

Elton John ‘Moved’ By Rocketman Biopic

Movies News Desk By Celebretainment Sir Elton John was very “moved” by Taron Egerton’s portrayal of him in ‘Rocketman’. The music legend was in attendance at the screening of the biopic at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday (05.16.19) and was so “blown away” by seeing his story told on the big screen he couldn’t […]

The Revised “Elton John Scrapbook” Features Detailed Info About The Music Legend’s Life and Career

Books News Desk Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook With the forthcoming release of the much-anticipated Elton John film biopic, “Rocketman,” the public’s hunger for more news about the fascinating rock superstar is at an all-time high. Acclaimed author M.A. Cassata’s The Elton John Scrapbook: Revised and Updated eBook Editionis a definite must-read. Cassata has been an […]

Elton John “The Million Dollar Piano” DVD, Blu-ray Available July 1, 2014

On July 1, 2014, Eagle Rock Entertainment will release The Million Dollar Piano by the inimitable Elton John. This amazing show was filmed in high definition and will be simultaneously released on Blu-ray and DVD [Pre-book Order Date June 6, MSRP $19.98 Blu-ray, $14.98 DVD]. The Million Dollar Piano is packed with Elton John classics […]

Sir Elton John to Perform in New York on New Year’s Eve

In case you missed it… For the first time ever, Sir Elton John will perform in New York on New Year’s Eve when he headlines a concert at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on December 31, 2014. Tickets for Elton’s show at the Barclays Center on New Year’s Eve will go on sale in September. Need […]