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Wednesday 31 May 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Elton John

This week
28th May 2023 - 31st May 2023
# Fond farewell
Jeff Stelling signs off after almost 30 years fronting Soccer Saturday
The 68-year-old revealed he was starstruck by a phone call from Sir Elton John ahead of his final show.
This year
Prince Harry arrives in UK for High Court battle with Daily Mail newspaper
Prince Harry, Elton John and other high-profile figures have brought a claim against the newspaper’s publisher, for alleged misuse of their private information.
# he's still standing
Quiz: How much do you know about Elton John?
Do you remember when rock was young?
Last year
# Festival
Elton John to headline Glastonbury 2023 as part of last ever tour
The singer has been travelling the globe on his marathon Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour over the past couple of years.
# Associated Newspapers
Six UK public figures suing publisher of Daily Mail over alleged spying
Lawyers for Harry, Elton John and others said they are bringing claims for misuse of private information.
# Cork
Garda injured in hit-and-run as he performed checkpoint in Cork city
The incident happened around 7pm.
All time
# Rocket man
Elton John denies breaching ex-wife’s privacy agreement in £3 million claim
Renate Blauel is suing John for allegedly breaching an agreement the pair signed after their divorce in 1988.
# rocketman
Elton John blasts Russian cuts of sex scenes in 'Rocketman'
In a joint statement with the filmmakers, the superstar said he only became aware of the cuts yesterday.
# Elton John
Elton John joins call for boycott of Brunei-owned hotels
The nine hotels mentioned are located in the US, Britain, France and Italy.
# catherine mcgrath
Ireland's answer to Taylor Swift just released her first album, and Elton John is a huge fan
Meet Down’s newest musical export.
# the dredge
Russell Brand has confessed to previously shifting Meghan Markle... it's The Dredge
Your RDA of celebrity dirt.
# The Sheeran Saturation
Elton John has a pain in the face with the popularity of Ed Sheeran's Shape of You
‘How many times do you want to listen to these things?’
# Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres admitted that her feelings were hurt by Elton John's reaction to her coming out in 1997
Elton reportedly said “Shut up already. We know you are gay.”
# lunch crunch
Poll: Would you go to see Elton John at his final Irish gig?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
# he's still standing
Elton John announces last ever world tour including a final Dublin gig next year
The 70-year-old said his farewell tour may last “several years”.
# Elton John
Elton John has expressed concern about the music industry following the death of Chester Bennington
The 70-year-old singer lost his band’s bass player to suicide in 2012.
# London
Teen who planned bomb attack at Elton John concert sentenced to life imprisonment
The 19-year-old man was planning an attack to mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy.
# rolling in the dough
Here's how much U2, Paul McCartney and Adele are worth
The Sunday Times Music Rich List is out.
# London
Teen admits plotting bomb attack at Elton John concert
The 19-year-old was planning an attack to mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy.
# I'm still standing
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' infection
The musician became “violently ill” during a flight from the Chilean capital Santiago.
# putin it off
Putin has put off meeting Elton John to talk about gay rights
The popular singer is due to meet the Russian leader at some stage to discuss matters in Russia.
# Allegations
Elton John denies sexual harassment claims from former bodyguard
His lawyer said the claims were “baseless”.
# Circle of Life
Take a break and watch Elton John join James Corden for some excellent carpool karaoke
The music was blasting as they sang their way through rain-soaked LA streets.
# Hold me Closer
Elton John photobombed a lad who was trying to take a sneaky photo of him
Caught ROTTEN.
Everyone fell in love with Elton John's gas tambourine player at the Royal Variety
Hey, Mr Tambourine man.
# don't hang up
Vladimir Putin phoned Elton John, and this time it wasn't a joke
Suppose you could say they were Putin the world to rights…
# Putin on a show
Listen: Elton John agrees to go to Moscow Pride parade in hoax call
Audio of the hoax call has been published. The singer says it’s an honour to speak to “one of the most influential people” in the world.
# Yuri Song
Elton John wants to talk to Vladimir Putin about gay rights over a cup of tea
Putin hasn’t responded.
# Surrogacy
Elton John calls for Dolce and Gabbana boycott over IVF comments
One of the designers called IVF children ‘”synthetic”.
# Boycott
Elton John has started a war with Dolce & Gabbana after "synthetic" kids comment
He’s called for a boycott of the designers.
# ahhh freak out
Nile Rodgers wore a jacket by an Irish designer to Elton's Oscars after party
Designer Claire Garvey is ‘so thrilled’ that Rodgers chose to wear her creations on the red carpet.
# party down
14 irresistible tidbits of celebrity gossip from the Oscars after parties
Who was chatting to who, what they danced to, what they ate…
# the dredge
Elton John Instagrammed his entire wedding over the weekend... it's The Dredge
All the best of the day’s celebrity dirt.
# tiny dancer
Elton John met Lily Mae and dedicated Tiny Dancer to her during his concert last night
# he's still standing
Elton John falling out of his chair at a tennis match
Don’t go breaking my chair.
# Let's talk
Elton John wants to visit with Putin to talk about gay rights
He said he does not know what will come of it, but he has to try.
Girl attempts to sing Circle of Life, fails spectacularly
Ingonyama, Ingonyama aaaaaaaa.
# Protest
Elton John criticises Russia's anti-gay laws on Moscow stage
Elton John had been asked to cancel the concerts by gay rights advocates but said he felt he would be abandoning gay and lesbian couples in Russia if he did so.
# world of celebs
The Dredge: Whose marriage was ruined by granny knickers?
Plus all the rest of the day’s celebrity filth.
# Addiction
Drug users need our compassion, says Elton John
Pop star says stigma and criminalisation increases chance that users get caught in lifetime cycle of addiction and disease.