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Elton John

Occupation: Musician

Nationality: British

Born: March 25, 1947 (68)

The guitarist earns £12.30 playing some of his greatest hits for crowds on London's South Bank. Nile Rodgers is our new favourite busker The singer was doing a spot of shopping when he surprised 13-year-old fan Sydney Bourbea. Sheeran sings a surprise duet with a fan John Giddings previously said that we are "screwed" if acts like Sheeran are the future. Festival boss backtracks on Sheeran criticism The singer calls his foul-mouthed tirade in Gloucester "highly inappropriate". Elton John says sorry to steward for rant Little Mix interruptions and Twilight epiphanies - Collabro talk their new LP. Collabro's track-by-track guide to Act Two The 'Sing' performer collected the Songwriter of the Year award at the Ivors. Elton: Ed Sheeran will have a long career Pop superstar meets up with friends he hasn't seen in over 50 years. Elton John surprises pals at school reunion The West End musical marks its 10th anniversary with a fantastic performance. Elton John wants to make Billy Elliot film A new touring production of the show will open at the Theatre Royal Plymouth in February next year. Billy Elliot the Musical announces 2016 tour Calvin Harris isn't even his real name. No, seriously. Quiz: Guess the popstars' real names Who's number one? Is Noel richer than Liam? Are One Direction equally wealthy? UK's richest musicians' wealth revealed "Fashion has a new icon, and his name is Corden." See James Corden's surprise catwalk show Hardy admits he's finding it hard to learn how to open his mouth to sing. Tom Hardy on Elton John biopic AC/DC, The Stone Roses and Prince are all likely bookings according to the bookies. Who is favourite to be final Glasto headliner? Chris Evans confirms the TFI Friday news following a production meeting. Chris Evans confirms TFI Friday return date Guardians of the Galaxy star disagrees with Dolce & Gabbana on IVF, but won't boycott. Zoe Saldana opposes Elton's D&G boycott Find out how many pairs of dancing shoes Billy goes through in each show... 10 things about Billy Elliot the Musical From Natalia Kills's rant to The Rock's lip-sync skills, how well were you paying attention this week? Quiz: This week in entertainment news Madonna hits out at Dolce & Gabbana for "synthetic" IVF baby comment. Madonna backs Elton John's D&G boycott Sheila Farebrother booked Ultimate Elton who performed with the real Kiki Dee. Elton's mum hires Elton lookalike for party Gabbana says he has no plans to boycott Elton John's music as he previously said. Dolce & Gabbana clarify IVF comments A rep for Elton John confirms he used the bag, despite previously denying it. Elton had lunch in D&G bag after boycott Gabbana mocks Elton John after he is allegedly photographed with the designer bag. Elton John denies carrying D&G bag Corden goes shoeless to support Elton John's Dolce & Gabbana boycott. Watch James Corden's shoeless D&G boycott With Foo Fighters and Kanye West confirmed, who could head up the Sunday night? Glastonbury: Who'll be final headliner? Stefano Gabbana questions Elton John's intelligence after #BoycottDolceGabbana saga. Gabbana calls Elton John "ignorant" Ricky Martin and Ryan Murphy are among those rallying behind the singer's campaign. Elton and stars boycott Dolce & Gabbana John responds to comments referring to IVF babies as "synthetic children". Elton John boycotts Dolce & Gabbana Rodgers also tips Elton John and Janelle Monae for feature spots. Miley Cyrus could be on the new Chic album The singer sneakily removes publisher's eyebrows as well as his impressive beard. Sir Elton John shaves off friend's facial hair "Soft icing, soft cake, nothing dense or Bundt." Who made these rock'n'roll rider requests? Virtuoso follows a group of young musicians in 18th century Vienna. HBO orders Elton John musical drama pilot True Blood creator Alan Ball is writing a pilot based on composer Antonio Salieri. Elton John producing True Blood writer pilot Debrett's unveil latest list of "people of influence and achievement in British society". Who are the most influential people in Britain? No Doubt, Keith Urban, Pitbull and Wilco are also playing New Orleans gigs. Lady Gaga, Ed Sheeran for New Orleans fest The couple tie the knot in a ceremony at their Windsor estate. Elton John and David Furnish marry The singer is marrying partner David Furnish on Sunday (December 21). Elton John to post Instagram wedding updates The couple will tie the knot while marking their ninth anniversary. Elton John and Furnish to marry next week The musician takes a backward tumble, jokes that he's "Not standing, yeah, yeah." Sir Elton John falls off chair at event ABC will pay tribute to Disney's 20-year run on Broadway with new special. Elton John, Darren Criss for Disney special