Elton John

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‘Elton John listening to us blows my mind’: Yard Act on humour, despair and celebrity fans
The Leeds post-punks make spiky music that’s also warm and funny. ‘We can’t eradicate misery and depression,’ says frontman James Smith

Stevie Chick

04, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Elton John’s Your Song originally slated for Diana funeral
Goodbye England’s Rose was included in 1997 service after dean of Westminster urged ‘boldness’

Caroline Davies and Kevin Rawlinson

30, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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LadBaby equal Beatles record with fourth Christmas No 1
Food bank campaigners joined forces with Ed Sheeran and Elton John’s rival festive song, while expletive-strewn protest against Boris Johnson goes top five

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

24, Dec, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Ed Sheeran & Elton John: Merry Christmas review – an overstuffed, undercooked turkey
Laudably released for charity, the favourite for this year’s Christmas No 1 leaves no musical cliche untwinkled – and its exhortation to forget the pandemic is crass

Laura Snapes

03, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Cabinet Office fined £500,000 over New Year honours list data breach
Regulator says safety of hundreds of individuals was jeopardised after their addresses were posted online

Dan Milmo Technology editor

02, Dec, 2021 @12:46 PM

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Rod Stewart: ‘I got Elton a fridge for Christmas. He got me a Rembrandt’
Answering Guardian readers’ questions, the singer discusses his epic railway modelling, his admiration of the Sex Pistols and the secrets of his hair regime

As told to Dave Simpson

18, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Elton John: The Lockdown Sessions review – Elton as bejewelled curator
This album of collaborations with everyone from Stevie Wonder to Nicki Minaj is by nature disjointed – but fun

Kate Hutchinson

24, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Elton John: ‘I can still explode at any moment. I just have terrible feelings about myself’
Despite a dodgy hip, the superstar remains youthful thanks to pop star friends like Dua Lipa – but is still struggling with anger and childhood trauma. He explains how fatherhood is making him a better man

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

22, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Elton John scores first No 1 single in 16 years, ending 15-week Ed Sheeran run
Cold Heart, a collaboration with Dua Lipa and producers Pnau, tops chart in same week as hip replacement surgery for 74-year-old

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

15, Oct, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Elton John becomes first solo artist with UK Top 10 singles in six different decades
With Cold Heart – a collaboration with Dua Lipa remixed by Pnau – John has beaten Elvis, Michael Jackson and others for longevity at the top end of the charts

Laura Snapes

13, Oct, 2021 @11:54 AM

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Elton John in ‘considerable pain’ after fall, reschedules UK tour
Star will have operation on hip injury, and will move 22 arena dates to April 2023

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

16, Sep, 2021 @10:02 AM

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Michael Chapman: British folk musician dies aged 80
Esteemed guitarist, whose playing influenced Elton John and David Bowie, died at home, his family said

Laura Snapes

11, Sep, 2021 @7:14 AM

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