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News list for v a to rename photography gallery after sir elton john and david furnish music

News list for v a to rename photography gallery after sir elton john and david furnish music


/Museum ‘immensely grateful’ for significant donation from singer and his husbandElton John and his husband David Furnish are to have a photography gallery at the V&A named after them after a significant donation.The singer has been a passionate and prolific acquirer of photography since he stopped drinking and taking drugs nearly 30 years ago, building one of the world’s finest private collections containing an estimated 7,000 photographs from Man Ray to Cindy Sherman. Continue reading... El...
/When you think of Watford Football Club, Elton John immediately springs to mind. The music icon is one of the world’s most famous football fans and the Hornets are where his loyalties lie. Every Premier League club’s most famous supporter He used to be the owner of the Vicarage Road club but is now their […] When you think of Watford Football Club, Elton John immediately springs to mind.The music icon is one of the world’s most famous football fans and the Hornets are where his loyal...
/Taron Egerton does a good impression of the flamboyant musician in this sucrose treatment, a by-the-numbers approach authorised by Elton himselfDexter Fletcher’s rousingly good natured Rocketman is the authorised-version movie about the legendary singer-songwriter Elton John: written by Lee Hall, produced by David Furnish and exec produced by the man himself. It’s had to follow the John Lewis Christmas TV ad that everyone loved, which delivered a very similar narrative in a miniaturised version;...
/Impeccably dressed as ever, the veteran singer was the star attraction on the Croisette, despite struggling with a limpIt was a case of goodbye yellow brick road, hello Cannes red carpet as Elton John made an appearance at the film festival as part of his extended global farewell tour.The musician, who has announced that he will retire from performance in 2021 at the conclusion of a 300-date world tour, appeared on the Croisette for the premiere gala of upcoming biopic Rocketman, where he was jo...
/After a 50-year career Elton John is embarking on his final tour, which will take him to five continents over three yearsElton John has said he will be retiring from touring, 50 years on from the launch of his enormously successful pop career. In an event at New York City’s Gotham Hall on Wednesday, John announced his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour, a three-year, five-continent outing that will feature more than 300 concerts, and will be the last of his career. “It’s time to come off the road s...
/Performer becomes irritated and swears after man repeatedly leans over towards pianoElton John retires from touring … with 300-date world tour Sir Elton John stormed off stage after a fan – one of a number who had been invited to join him round the piano – tried to touch him as he performed.The singer had invited a group from the audience on to the stage at his Las Vegas residency show while performing Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting. Continue reading...Sir Elton John stormed off stage af...
/The singer announced he was pulling out of several shows after contracting a bacterial infection in South America that led to two nights in intensive careSir Elton John has pulled out of a series of concerts in Las Vegas due to an “unusual bacterial infection” he contracted in South America, which left him in intensive care.The singer announced he was pulling out of the shows on Monday in a statement that explained that he spent two nights in intensive care and was released on 22 April after bec...
/The story of Tim Sherwood, Elton John and a five-a-side pitch near the Great Wall of China encapsulates how Saturday's FA Cup finalists were possessed with a benefactor like none other. The story of Tim Sherwood, Elton John and a five-a-side pitch near the Great Wall of China encapsulates how Saturday's FA Cup finalists were possessed with a benefactor like none other.It dates to 1987 and an end-of-season tour in which Sherwood was a promising midfielder adhering very literally to Watford boss G...
/In this exclusive article, Elton John writes about his extraordinary life and why he finally decided to give the Rocketman biopic the green lightI was in the cinema for about 15 minutes before I started crying. Not crying as in the occasional tear quietly trickling down my cheek: really sobbing, in that loud, unguarded, emotionally destroyed way that makes people turn around and look at you with alarmed expressions. I was watching my family – my mum and dad, my nan – in my nan’s old council hous...
/SPORTS AGENDA - EDITED BY LAURA WILLIAMSON: An unfortunate clash of dates means Sir Elton John is unlikely to be at Wembley when his beloved Watford play in the FA Cup final. Do you want to automatically post your MailOnline comments to your Facebook Timeline?Your comment will be posted to MailOnline as usual We will automatically post your comment and a link to the news story to your Facebook timeline at the same time it is posted on MailOnline. To do this we will link your MailOnline account w...
/Elton John biopic’s gay sex and kissing footage edited out in effort to play down singer’s sexualityA Russian media company has reportedly cut all scenes featuring gay sex and men kissing from the Elton John biopic Rocketman because of laws banning “homosexual propaganda”.An estimated five minutes of footage have been cut from the film in an attempt to play down the sexuality of one of the world’s most famous gay celebrities for a conservative Russian audience. Continue reading... A Russian medi...
/The singer says Brexit has made him ashamed to be British, while performing in Verona during his final world tourElton John has said he is ashamed of the UK over its voting for and handling of Brexit.While performing on Wednesday in Verona on his last ever world tour, Farewell Yellow Brick Road, he said: “I’m ashamed of my country for what it has done. It’s torn people apart … I am sick to death of politicians, especially British politicians. I am sick to death of Brexit. I am a European. I am n...
/Actor who stars in Elton John biopic says he is crestfallen at removal of gay scenesThe star of the film Rocketman, Taron Egerton, has said he is crestfallen that scenes featuring men kissing and having sex have been cut from the Sir Elton John biopic in Russia.In an earlier joint statement with the film’s makers, John described the decision by the local distributor to cut the footage as a “sad reflection of the divided world we still live in”. Continue reading... The star of the film Rocketman,...
/Twenty years after her death, the rhythmic and shifting life of a songwriter who composed for the stars – but sidestepped celebrity herself – is still tangible in the melodic convolutions of her songs There is a clip on YouTube, just under four minutes long, that shows the American singer-songwriter Laura Nyro giving a special performance of her song Broken Rainbow, in honour of Earth Day 1990. In it, Nyro sits behind a keyboard in a pink dress, long dark hair around her pale face. “At the edge ...
/Today’s tittle-tattle feels so extraordinaryMaurizio Sarri may have, at a conservative estimate, 99 problems – but apparently Chelsea’s transfer ban isn’t one. Sarri has said the club is working on being able to make summer signings – although whether he’ll be around to reap the benefits is another matter. Calciomercato reports Fifa will not hold Roman Abramovich up for long – and that Chelsea could sign the Milan centre-back Alessio Romagnoli.If the Blues are still tied up in red tape, then Man...

News list for v a to rename photography gallery after sir elton john and david furnish music