Elton John
01/21/2017 at 16:01. Facebook
Competition Update! We know the hard work and attention you’re putting into your video treatments takes time, so we’ve decided to extend the deadline for Elton John: The Cut until end of day Monday 30th January 2017.

We’ve been blown away by the positive response so far. There have been so many fantastic and creative entries, we’re excited to see more.

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yesterday at 21:00. Facebook
At the end of 1986, Elton toured Australia, not only with his own 14-member band but also accompanied by the 88-piece Melbourne Symphony Orchestra!

Eltonjohn.com caught up with band members Fred Mandel and Charlie Morgan, as well as MSO Concert Master Rob John, to talk about their memories of the iconic “Tour de Force".

Read part 1 of our 2-part feature now:
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Elton’s “Tour de Force” Remembered

Elton John
01/19/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
#ThrowbackThursday - January 2005 - “Ghetto Gospel” is released as the second single from 2pac’s posthumous album, “Loyal to the Game”, and samples Elton’s “Indian Sunset”.

The track, produced by Eminem, topped the UK singles chart for 3 weeks and “Indian Sunset” is now featured in the Million Dollar Piano shows.

2Pac - Ghetto Gospel

Music video by 2Pac performing Ghetto Gospel. (C) 2005 Interscope Records

Elton John
01/19/2017 at 17:59. Facebook
Elton John and his band have announced 8 ‘Million Dollar Piano’ shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace happening: Apr 25, 26, 28, 29 and May 1, 3, 4, 5.

Rocket Tickets on sale NOW at [ Eltonjohn.com Link ]

EltonJohn.com Tickets

Elton John
01/17/2017 at 11:06. Facebook
"I love doing this show so much and usually I play a lot of different music, but this week it's just gonna be new music. There's a lot of great music around at the moment..."

Tune in to hear new music from Sundara Karma, The Amazons and loads more!

2pm GMT/6am PST only on Beats 1.
Barry Jenkins, Melina Matsoukas and Jeffrey Katzenberg join Elton John and Bernie Taupin as the panel of esteemed judges who will select the winning films and directors on Elton John: The Cut supported by YouTube

Read the full story and more about the judges at Variety: [ Bit.ly Link ]

For more info and to enter the competition head to [ Eltonjohn.com Link ]

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I am deeply saddened and shocked to hear about Graham's passing.
He was like a brother to me. We shared an unbreakable bond since we first met. We went on an incredible journey together and it will stay with me forever. He took my beloved Watford from the depths of the lower leagues to unchartered territory and into Europe. We have become a leading English club because of his managerial wisdom...
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We’re ready for entries!

Filmmakers, submit your video treatment for a chance to create the official music video for one of the three classics: Rocket Man, Tiny Dancer & Bennie and the Jets.

Deadline is 23 January 2017. Learn more about Elton John: The Cut supported by YouTube on [ Eltonjohn.com Link ]
Thanks for all of your support for Elton John and his music throughout 2016!
This past year was one of outstanding performances and continued accomplishments for Elton.

Check out our review of 2016 now: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Happy New Year!

You Can Make History (Young Again) was the second single, and one of two newly recorded songs, from Elton’s 1996 compilation Love Songs.

The video was directed by David Dobkin, best known for his 2005 film Wedding Crashers. Watch it here: [ Youtube.com Link ]
Elton John: The Cut, supported by YouTube, gives you the chance to create the official music videos for some of Elton’s biggest hits. Find out the stories behind the songs here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Happy New Year! Elton is also celebrating his 400th show at The Colosseum in Las Vegas tonight, massive congratulations to Elton, the band and crew!
Elton John: The Cut, supported by YouTube, gives you the chance to create the official music videos for some of Elton’s biggest hits. Find out the stories behind the songs here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Discover Elton's tips for 2017 in the "Elton John: Loves" Spotify playlist.

Featuring The xx, Rag’n’Bone Man, Pnau and loads more.

Listen now: [ Spotify.com Link ]
#ThrowbackThursday - 13 February 2004 Elton performs the first show of his ‘Red Piano’ residency at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
Tonight Elton is back at Caesars to perform his ‘Million Dollar Piano’ show once more. Let us know in the comments if you were there!
Hopefully you’re all using the Christmas break to come up with some great ideas for Elton John: The Cut.

If you need a nudge in the right direction, then watch here as Ninian Doff of Pulse Films takes you through tips and advice for creating a winning entry.

Watch the full video on YouTube: [ Bit.ly Link ]
I am in deep shock. I have lost a beloved friend - the kindest, most generous soul and a brilliant artist. My heart goes out to his family, friends and all of his fans. RIP George Michael
Happy Christmas everybody!

Tune in to Beats 1 at 8am & 8pm GMT (12am & 12pm PST) for the Rocket Hour Christmas Special with Elton John, featuring Christmas classics from the likes of Elvis Presley, Darlene Love and Run DMC
If you haven’t created your own Elton John seasonal playlist yet, what are you waiting for?!

Whether you are ready to party, feeling romantic or relaxing with loved ones, we have a festive playlist for you. You can choose from a range of themes based on Elton's full discography, as well as add your own favourite Elton tracks.

Head here now to make yours! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Rocket Club Platinum member? Here’s a sneak preview of what you can expect from your 2016 Rocket Gift - "Elton John: Wonderful Crazy Night...In Concert and In Conversation"!

The video download features exclusive live versions of five songs from Elton's latest album Wonderful Crazy Night, as well as three "deep cuts" he included on his US tour in March. On top of this, the gift also includes...
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