Elton John

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Elton John is an English singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer. John has sold more than 300 million records. He is one of the best selling music artists, He has more than 50 Top 40 hits in the UK singles chart and US Billboard Hot 100, including seven number ones in the UK and nine in the US, as well as seven number one albums in the US. His tribute single “Candle in the Wind 1997” about Princess Diana sold over 33 million copies and is the best selling single in UK and US history. He has received multiple Grammy Awards, five Brit Awards, an Academy Award, two Golden Globe Awards, a Tony Award, and a Disney Legends award. In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked him as 49 on a list of 100 influential musicians of rock and roll. He established the Elton John AIDS Foundation, which has raised over 300 million pounds. In 2005, he married his partner, David Furnish. In 2018, he embarked on a three-year farewell tour.