Elton John

Sir Elton John Celebrates 29 Years of Sobriety

People News Desk By Celebretainment Sir Elton John celebrated 29 years of sobriety with a poignant Instagram post on Monday (07.29.19). The ‘I’m Still Standing’ hitmaker confessed he was a “broken man” before he got help for his alcohol addiction. He wrote on Instagram: “29 years ago today, I was a broken man. I finally […]

New Elton John Music on “The Lion King” Soundtrack

Music News Desk The official soundtrack for Disney’s highly anticipated remake of The Lion King has arrived, with Elton John, Beyoncé and Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino) among the featured artists. John famously teamed with lyricist Tim Rice for the soundtrack to the original animated version of The Lion King. The duo, who scored Oscar and Grammy wins for their contributions to the 1994 film, reunited […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sir Elton John Wanted “Rocketman” To Be ‘As Honest As Possible’

By Celebretainment Sir Elton John wanted ‘Rocketman’ to be as “honest as possible” about his life. The music icon insisted that the upcoming biopic be totally accurate and show every candid detail of his life as he admits the “the lows were very low and the highs were very high”. Speaking in a new teaser […]

Taron Egerton Lived With Sir Elton John To Prepare For “Rocketman” Role

Movies News Desk Taron Egerton lived with Sir Elton John to research for ‘Rocketman’. The 29-year-old actor plays the ‘Your Song’ hitmaker in the new biopic about his life and he has revealed he ended up living with John to get to know him better. He said: “I spent a fair bit of time with […]

The Glorious Corner: Brian May, Chris Pine, Elton John and More

MAY DAY — Queen guitarist Brian May said he was shocked into silence by the media’s behavior during Oscars season, and said that “vitriol and dishonesty” had left him saddened, even after Bohemian Rhapsody’ssuccess at the awards ceremony last month. The biggest-grossing music biopic of all time won four Academy Awards after Queen and Adam Lambert had opened the show last month […]

Watch: “Rocketman” Official Trailer

The only way to tell his story is to live his fantasy. ✨ Taron Egerton is Elton John in #Rocketman, in theatres May 31. Watch the new trailer now! Rocketman is an epic musical fantasy about the uncensored human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years, starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden and Bryce Dallas […]

Elton John Cancels Shows Due to Ear Infection

Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook By Celebretainment Sir Elton John cancelled his concert in Florida on Tuesday (11.27.18) after suffering with an “ear infection”. The 71-year-old music icon was due to take to the stage at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday night as part of his three-year […]

Elton John Stars In Emotional Career-Spanning Commercial

Grab a tissue  guys cause  this emotional new Christmas AD takes you on a journey back through Elton John‘s life. The iconic musician is currently in the middle of an extensive farewell tour that is expected to last through 2021. John’s Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour includes material from throughout his career over the course […]

Original Handwritten Lyrics for Elton John’s “Your Song” Up For Sale

  (via press release)— On November 19, Bonhams Rock and Roll Memorabilia Sale will offer the Original Handwritten Lyrics written by Bernie Taupin for Elton John’s “Your Song”, the iconic song that catapulted Elton John’s career to stardom. Estimate on request. This is the original, first and only draft of the lyrics to “Your Song”, the crown jewel of the Elton John […]

The Glorious Corner: Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody”, Elton John, Candi Staton and More

    G. H. Harding  QUEEN RHAPSODY — Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody movie presents some interesting aspects about the band and singer Freddie Mercury’s life. The making of their signature song “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the chemistry within the group and their electrifying Live Aid performance are all covered. But when fans watch the movie, they may quibble […]

The Glorious Corner: Elton John, Ritchie Blackmore, Duane Betts and More

    G.H. Harding  ELTON MY ELTON — There’ve been  some spectacular shows this year; Chick Corea; ELO; Paul Simon; Jean Luc Ponty … but the Elton John show (opening night at Madison Square Garden) was quite the affair … of the highest order. I first saw Elton live in 1970 where that infamous 17-11-70 […]

Watch: The Elton John “Rocketman” Official Teaser Trailer

Movies News Desk The much-anticipated trailer has arrived. It’s going to be a wild ride. Taron Egerton stars as Sir Elton John in the epic musical fantasy Rocketman, launching into theatres Summer 2019. Just in case you were wondering, yes, that Taaron Egerton doing the actual singing in the film. “Rocketman” is an epic musical fantasy about […]

Elton John Inks a Deal With Universal Music Group ‘For the Rest of His Career’

Elton John has signed a new deal with Universal Music Group to handle distribution of his back catalog and continued brand management and merchandising. John’s company, Rocket Entertainment, announced the deal with Universal Music Group on Friday, saying UMG will represent Elton John “for the rest of his career,” including his catalog over the last […]

The Glorious Corner: The 70th Emmy Awards, “Killing Eve”, “Saturday Night Live”, Paul Simon and More

      G.H. Harding  EMMY FEVER — Television’s Golden-Statue Extravaganza is finally here. Yes, that’s correct; the 2018 Emmy Awards are upon us… tonight. There’s a lot at stake in this year. Game of Thrones garnered an impressive 22 nominations, trailed by Westworld with 21. Nominees also include surprise hits like Killing Eve. And […]

Sir Elton John Pays Tribute to Mac Miller

By Celebretainment Sir Elton John dedicated a song to the late Mac Miller at his concert in Allentown, Pennsylvania on Saturday (08.09.18). The ‘Donald Trump’ rapper passed away from an apparent overdose at the age of 26 on Friday (07.09.18), and the 71-year-old music legend performed his hit single ‘Don’t Let The Sun Go Down […]