Elton John Tickets
Elton John is one of the most successful and influential musicians of all time. Born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on March 25, 1947, in Pinner, Middlesex, England, he started playing the piano at a young age and showed prodigious talent from the start.
In the 1960s, Elton John started his career as a session musician and songwriter. He eventually teamed up with lyricist Bernie Taupin, and the two began collaborating on some of Elton's most iconic songs. Their partnership would last for decades and produce some of the most beloved music of the 20th century.
Elton John's breakthrough came in 1970 with his eponymous album, which included the hit single "Your Song." He quickly became a superstar, known for his flamboyant style, outrageous costumes, and larger-than-life stage persona.
Over the next few decades, Elton John would release a string of classic albums and hit singles, including "Rocket Man," "Tiny Dancer," "Bennie and the Jets," "Don't Go Breaking My Heart," and "Candle in the Wind." His music spanned multiple genres, from rock and pop to soul and disco, and he became known for his powerful vocals and virtuosic piano playing.
Elton John's music was not only popular but also groundbreaking. He pushed the boundaries of what was considered acceptable in popular music, addressing taboo topics such as sexuality and drug use in his lyrics. He also became an outspoken advocate for LGBT rights and AIDS awareness, using his platform to raise awareness and funds for the cause.
Throughout his career, Elton John has won numerous awards and accolades, including multiple Grammys, Brit Awards, and an Academy Award for his song "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" from the movie The Lion King. He has sold over 300 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling musicians of all time.
In addition to his music career, Elton John has also been active in philanthropy, founding the Elton John AIDS Foundation in 1992 to support HIV/AIDS prevention and research. He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1998 for his services to music and charity.
Elton John announced his retirement from touring in 2018, but not before embarking on a three-year farewell tour that took him around the world. He remains an icon of popular music and a beloved figure for his contributions to the music industry and charitable causes.
The Final Tour
Consisting of more than 300 shows across five continents Farewell Yellow Brick Road is Sir Elton John's last-ever tour, bringing the end of half a century on the road for one of pop culture’s most enduring performers. Recently named as the most successful male solo artist in Billboard Hot 100 chart history, having logged 67 entries, including nine No. 1s and 27 Top 10s. Elton’s last stage production will take his fans on a musical and highly visual journey spanning a 50-year career of hits like no one has ever seen before.
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