Watch Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton Perform ‘Tiny Dancer’ Together

Watch Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ Star Taron Egerton Perform ‘Tiny Dancer’ Together

Each Academy Awards weekend, Sir Elton John hosts an exclusive viewing party/fundraiser for his Elton John AIDS Foundation in Hollywood — and Sunday night’s proved quite special indeed. With his official biopic, Rocketman, set to hit theaters in May, Elton welcomed the film’s star, Taron Egerton, to the stage. The pair performed the classic “Tiny […]

Q&A: Tom Odell on Staying Grounded, Increasing the Piano Quotient, Duetting with Alice Merton and Finding Motivation on ‘Jubilee Road’

Q&A: Tom Odell on Staying Grounded, Increasing the Piano Quotient, Duetting with Alice Merton and Finding Motivation on ‘Jubilee Road’

Tom Odell is one of the more compelling singer/songwriters to emerge from England since the early 2010s. Discovered by Lily Allen, he put out debut album Long Way Down — which went to No. 1, sold more than 300,000 copies and spawned the top 10 single “Another Love” at home — in 2013. Long Way […]

Watch Elton John Perform ‘Step Into Christmas’ on the ‘Gilbert O’Sullivan Show’ in 1973 (in Remastered Video Format)

Watch Elton John Perform ‘Step Into Christmas’ on the ‘Gilbert O’Sullivan Show’ in 1973 (in Remastered Video Format)

Just in time for Christmas (next week!), a nugget from the depths of the Elton John vault has been unveiled. In 1973, Sir Elton and his backing band — Davey Johnstone, Dee Murray and Nigel Olsson (and a rare cameo from songwriting partner Bernie Taupin on percussion) — performed “Step Into Christmas” on the Gilbert O’Sullivan Show. The […]

A History of Rock and Roll Biopics (Inspired by the New ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Film)

A History of Rock and Roll Biopics (Inspired by the New ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Film)

Hollywood has had a long love affair with pop stars. Considering their often outrageous personas, lifestyles, talent and high profiles, pop music figures are naturals for movie biographies about them, and many have been shot. The release of Bohemian Rhapsody is likely to revive and rev up the film genre of rock and roll biopics. By […]

Doyle Bramhall II Premieres ‘What You Need,’ ft. Eric Clapton — New Album Out 10/5 (Listen)

Doyle Bramhall II Premieres ‘What You Need,’ ft. Eric Clapton — New Album Out 10/5 (Listen)

Guitarist/songwriter Doyle Bramhall II is one of those guys. The ones who deserve your attention due to their style, hard work, and incredibly rich resume of accomplishments. He’s played alongside Eric Clapton, Gregg Allman, Elton John, T-Bone Burnett and Allen Toussaint, among others, establishing himself as one of the most resilient guitarists honing his craft […]

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