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Elton John and Bernie Taupin promote the film Rocketman at the Cannes Film Festival in 2019. Loic Venance/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Sir Elton John and Bernie Taupin win the 2024 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

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Elton John attends the photocall for the movie "Rocketman" during the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival on May 16, 2019 in Cannes, France. Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images hide caption

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Top row, left to right: Ondara, Sylvan Esso; bottom row, left to right: Nora Brown, Momma Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Sylvan Esso, Ondara, Momma, Nora Brown and more

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Elton John performs during his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour on Jan. 19 in New Orleans. Despite being vaccinated and boosted, John has contracted COVID-19 and postponed two farewell concert dates in Dallas. John "is experiencing only mild symptoms," according to a statement. Derick Hingle/AP hide caption

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Elton John on World Cafe

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Taron Egerton stars as Elton John in Rocketman. David Appleby/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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The 'Nuanced, Complex Journey' Of Becoming Elton John

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Smokey Robinson: 'Every Night Those Songs Are New'

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Elton John tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross that The Diving Board is "a very adult album." Joseph Guay/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Elton John speaks at the International Aids Conference in Washington, D.C., on Monday. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Elton John performs in Ibiza earlier this month. The British singer's new memoir is titled Love Is the Cure. Jaime Reina/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Elton John: Old Songs, Old Friends, New Perspectives

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