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Elton John claps back at Vatican ‘hypocrisy’ for rejecting same-sex unions

Elton John has called out Pope Francis and the Vatican for its “hypocrisy” over rejecting blessings for same-sex marriages in the Catholic church. This week, the Vatican’s top orthodoxy office formally responded to a question on whether Catholic priests can bless same-sex unions. The official response, approved by Pope Francis, declares priests can’t bless same-sex …

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After Elton Barbie sells out, Sir Elton santas up for Christmas

Following the success of the Elton Barbie, which sold out immediately after its October release, Elton John and family dressed up for a Christmas video. Despite the pandemic, Elton John enjoyed a bumper year. While his world tour crashed to a halt as COVID restrictions kicked in, Elton still beat out younger acts to achieve …

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How Aussies can watch Lady Gaga’s all-star COVID-19 concert

More artists have signed up for this weekend’s global coronavirus relief concert curated by Lady Gaga. Gaga partnered with charity Global Citizen to raise over $35 million for the World Health Organisation’s COVID-10 Solidarity Response Fund. She also announced they were organising the star-studded concert set to take place on Sunday morning, Australian time. A …

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Elton John wins Oscar for ‘Rocketman’ song

Sir Elton John has won his second Oscar for Best Original Song at the 92nd Academy Awards today. Elton and longtime collaborator Bernie Taupin won for “I’m Gonna Love Me Again”, the end titles theme for Elton’s own biopic Rocketman. In his acceptance speech, Elton said, “Thank you to Bernie, who has been the constant thing …

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Elton John makes massive donation to bushfire relief efforts

Sir Elton John has pledged to donate $1 million to the Australian bushfire relief efforts. The British music icon announced the donation at his concert at Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on Tuesday. Elton John praised the efforts of Australia’s firefighters, battling catastrophic blazes across the country. “You should all be in awe of the work …

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Highest accolade in UK’s New Year Honours to Elton John

The UK reserved the highest accolade in this year’s New Year Honours list for singer and songwriter Elton John. Sir Elton becomes a Companion of Honour. Only 64 people other than the monarch can hold the award at any one time. Elton John received the award for both his achievements in music and his charity …

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‘Music kept me alive’: Elton John’s farewell in Brisbane

Music icon Sir Elton John played the first of two farewell concerts at the Brisabne Entertainment Centre on Wednesday night. The veteran performer opened the two and a half hour set with Bennie and the Jets and closed it with an encore of Your Song and Goodbye Yellow Brick Road in front of the packed …

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Elton John unleashes on security guards at Perth concert

Sir Elton John called out two security guards in an expletive-filled onstage tirade during his Perth concert on Sunday night. The music icon is in Australia for the local leg of his mammoth Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour. During his three-hour concert at HBF Park, two security guards apparently moved to eject a female concertgoer. …

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Sir Elton John to Tina Turner: Stick your f***ing song up your arse

Sir Elton John says he told Tina Turner to “stick your f***ing song up your arse.” The Sun reports that Elton shares this and other incidents in his autobiography Me due for release this week. According to the report, Tina Turner criticised everything from his hair to the colour of his piano when they planned a …

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Elton John was ’24 hours from death’ after cancer battle

Sir Elton John has revealed he was “24 hours from death” after contracting a serious infection following prostate cancer treatment. The 72-year-old has opened up about his 2017 diagnosis of the cancer for the first time in excerpts of his new memoir, Me, published by the Daily Mail. John explained he opted for prostate surgery …

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