Elton John called Elizabeth II a fantastic person

English singer and composer Elton John gave a short speech dedicated to the deceased British Queen Elizabeth II at his concert in Toronto. According to the musician, she was a fantastic person, she worked hard and inspired all who were close to her, including him. “She led the country through the greatest and darkest times

Turkish pop star jailed over joke about religious schools

Turkish pop star Gulsen has been arrested on charges of “inciting hatred and enmity” over a joke she made about Turkey’s religious schools, the country’s state-run news agency reported. The 46-year-old singer and songwriter, whose full name is Gulsen Colakoglu, was taken away for questioning from her home in Istanbul and was formally arrested late

Britney Spears and Elton John finally drop Hold Me Closer duet

Britney Spears and Elton John have released ‘Hold Me Closer,’ a reimagined duet of the piano man’s immortal tune, ‘Tiny Dancer.’ The song is Spears’ first release since the termination of her conservatorship in November of 2021 and her first new music release in six years. While the chorus is, of course, unmistakable, the song

Elton John previews Britney Spears Hold Me Closer collab at restaurant in Cannes

Like the rest of the world, it seems Elton John also can’t wait for the official release date of his and Britney Spears‘ ‘Hold Me Closer’ duet. The singer played the song (almost) in its entirety for restaurant patrons in Cannes and live-streamed it, just a few days before its scheduled arrival on Friday. In

Elton John announces new song with Britney Spears after shock leak

It’s official: Britney Spears and Elton John‘s collaboration is coming in less than a week. After leaks and weeks of speculation about the project, the iconic rocker announced the news on his Instagram –– adding that it will be titled ‘Hold Me Closer’ and be out August 26th. John also shared the artwork for the

Alec Baldwin says he was ‘fired’ from five projects after Rust shooting

Nearly ten months after the fatal shooting on the set of the movie Rust, Alec Baldwin says the incident is still costing him work. The actor, 64, was holding a gun on set last October when it accidentally fired and fatally shot cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Baldwin insists he thought it was a prop gun, and

Ben Affleck’s mum rushed to hospital just before his wedding to Jennifer Lopez

Ben Affleck’s mother was rushed to hospital in an ambulance just hours before her son was set to celebrate his wedding rehearsal dinner with new wife Jennifer Lopez. Reports surfaced about an ambulance leaving Affleck’s home in Georgia, US, and a few hours later Radar confirmed that his mum Christopher Anne Boldt took a fall

FBI not expected to reopen case against Brad Pitt after explosive report from Angelina

The FBI is not expected to re-open the case against Brad Pitt, even after an explosive report on him from Angelina Jolie was made public this week, according to Page Six. “The FBI investigated the incident thoroughly, there is zero chance of them reopening the case,” a source told the outlet. READ MORE: Elton John

Jessie J shares candid message about grief nine months after her miscarriage

Jessie J has opened up to her fans about the grief she is experiencing, nine months after suffering a miscarriage. “When I was 16 years old I wrote a list of things I wanted by the time I was 30,” the singer wrote in a long Instagram caption, paired with a picture of her younger

Inside Vanessa Bryant’s powerful court testimony: ‘I live in fear every day’

Vanessa Bryant, widow of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, broke down on Friday as she testified that she experiences panic attacks and anxiety over the possibility of seeing photos from the 2020 helicopter crash that killed her husband, their teenage daughter and seven others. On the witness stand in her federal lawsuit against Los Angeles County,

Mystery surrounds Britney Spears’ topless London hotel photos amid talk she’s releasing duet with Elton John

Many were left scratching their heads over the weekend when Britney Spears posted not one, but 11 topless selfies of herself lying on a bed in a hotel room. In the random pics shared in the span of one hour, the singer tagged her location as ‘London’, suggesting she had flown across the pond from

Elton John is officially bringing his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour back to Australia

Elton John is coming to Australia! The 75-year-old’s road to retirement will swerve Down Under in 2023, with encore shows in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, and his first ever performance in Newcastle scheduled for January. John is currently performing across North America with his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour, and this morning it was announced new

Elton John insists he’s in ‘top health’ after photos of him in a wheelchair surface

Elton John has insisted he’s fine after pictures surfaced of him in a wheelchair during his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour this week. The music legend, 75, assured fans via Instagram that he was in “top health,” explaining how his team offered to push him in a wheelchair following their arrival at Leipzig Airport and

Elton John’s private jet suffers hydraulic failure at 10,000ft, forced to make emergency landing

Sir Elton John has been caught in a horrifying plane scare when his private jet suffered hydraulic failure at 10,000ft (3,000 metres). According to The Sun, who first reported the news, the 74-year-old ‘Rocket Man’ singer was on board the $124 million jet that departed from England to New York, Tuesday at approximately 10.20am, local

Comedian Heather McDonald shares video message from hospital bed after collapsing on stage

Comedian Heather McDonald has shared a message to her fans from her hospital bed in the emergency room after collapsing on stage. The 51-year-old passed out during her comedy performance in Tempe, Arizona on Saturday night local time after she delivered her second joke of the night. “So I’m in the emergency room. I look

Jason Donovan devastated after Neighbours is axed from UK screens after 37 years on air

Neighbours star Jason Donovan is devastated at the announcement that the Aussie soap has been scrapped from UK screens after 37 years on air. The 53-year-old famously starred as Scott Robinson on the show, who was best known for marrying Kylie Minogue‘s Charlene Robinson. After the UK’s Channel 5 confirmed that it will no longer

Chris Hemsworth jokes about ‘greatest and most difficult stunt ever captured on film’ on set of new movie

Chris Hemsworth has shared a cheeky behind-the-scenes glimpse at his new film Extraction 2, joking that it will feature some heavy stunt work. “Probably the greatest and most difficult stunt ever captured on film Extraction 2,” the 38-year-old Thor star shared alongside a clip of said stunt to Instagram early this morning. Watch above. In

Courteney Cox reveals Elton John recording was ‘scariest’ moment of her life

“The scariest and most nerve-wracked I’ve ever been in my life” is how Courteney Cox described her impromptu jam session with Sir Elton John and good pal Ed Sheeran in 2021. While on The Graham Norton Show, the Friends star revealed exactly what was going through her mind when she sat down at a piano

Marilyn Manson denies claims he ‘essentially raped’ ex Evan Rachel Wood in music video

Marilyn Manson has responded to rape claims made by his ex-fiancée Evan Rachel Wood. In a statement through his attorney, the rocker — real name Brian Warner — addressed the actress’ bombshell allegations that he “essentially raped [her] on-camera” during a music video shoot 15 years ago. Manson’s attorney Howard King told People in a

Elton John tests positive to COVID-19, cancels tour dates: ‘Experiencing only mild symptoms’

Sir Elton John has tested positive to COVID-19 and has cancelled two shows. A statement was issued a short time ago, confirming the 74-year-old’s diagnosis. “It is with great regret that the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour dates in Dallas set for Tuesday, January 25 and Wednesday, January 26 must be postponed due to Elton

Kanye West claims he stopped a second sex tape of Kim Kardashian from being released

Kanye West has claimed in a new interview that he stopped an alleged second sex tape of estranged wife Kim Kardashian from being released. In a sit-down with Hollywood Unlocked With Jason Lee, the rapper said he personally retrieved the supposed tape from Kardashian’s ex Ray J and kept it from going public. “I went

Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’ makes Billboard Hot 100 history

It’s the holiday season, and Mariah Carey‘s perennial ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’ is not only No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 yet again — it’s made history: It is now the first song in the chart’s history to have led in three distinct runs on the ranking. While the song was

Elton John hosts star-studded Zoom call with Dua Lipa, Miley Cyrus, Stevie Nicks, Ed Sheeran and Aussies Pnau

Sir Elton John has hosted one epic, star-studded Zoom call. The video, shared to YouTube on Wednesday morning, features a who’s who of the music industry dialling in for a quick catch up with the recently honoured singer. Members from Aussie dance music trio Pnau popped up alongside the likes of Dua Lipa, Miley Cyrus,

Ed Sheeran admits he ‘almost killed’ Elton John while shooting Merry Christmas music video

Ed Sheeran claims he “almost killed” his friend Elton John while shooting the music video for their joint song Merry Christmas. Speaking on Apple Music’s Zane Lowe Show, Sheeran, 30, recalled how he very nearly fatally injured John, 74, with a heavy bell as the pair filmed the festive duet track. “Oh, mate. I almost

Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes receives knighthood from Princess Anne

The name’s Mendes, Sir Sam Mendes. The former James Bond director was knighted by Queen Elizabeth’s daughter, Princess Anne, in an investiture ceremony held at Windsor Castle on Tuesday. Mendes, an Oscar-winning director with film titles including Skyfall, Spectre, 1917 and American Beauty, was made a Knight Bachelor by the Princess Royal for services to

Ed Sheeran and Elton John recreate iconic Love Actually scene to celebrate new Christmas song

Ed Sheeran and Elton John teamed up to recreate an iconic scene from the Christmas movie Love Actually as a promotion for their joint song. Sheeran, 30, posted the fun video to his Instagram to announce the pair’s new festive track Merry Christmas. In the clip, Sheeran knocks on 74-year-old John’s door and holds up

Elton John awarded rare honour by Prince Charles

Sir Elton John has been seen publicly for the first time since his recent hip surgery. Using a walking stick, the 74-year-old singer met Prince Charles at Windsor Castle to be inducted into an exclusive club during an investiture held on Wednesday. The rock star and charity patron was made a member of the Order

Sabotage theory in Alec Baldwin movie set shooting disputed by Santa Fe official

The Santa Fe District Attorney on Wednesday said there was no proof that someone deliberately put a live round into the gun used by Alec Baldwin when he accidentally shot dead a cinematographer on a movie set last month. Mary Carmack-Altwies told Good Morning America in an interview that investigators still had no idea how

Elton John tops the charts for first time in more than a decade

Sir Elton John has scored number-one on the UK singles chart for the first time in 16 years. In a collaboration with Dua Lipa, the pair released the popular single ‘Cold Heart (Pnau Remix)’. The song includes reworks from three of John’s original hits including ‘Rocket Man’, ‘Sacrifice’ and ‘Kiss the Bride’.  The song sat

Elton John postpones his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour to undergo surgery after fall

Elton John will undergo surgery following a hip injury after a recent fall, forcing him to postpone concerts on his final tour. The singer broke the news to his UK and European fans in a post on Instagram, revealing the surgery meant an almost three-year delay to his original December 2020 tour dates. “It is