10 Interesting Facts About Elton John
January 10, 2018
Elton John has been active in the music scene since 1963. This singer, pianist, and composer has to his credit several collaborations with numerous artists. Bernice Taupin has been his career-long collaborator and together, the pair had worked on over 30 studio albums.
He has sold over 300 million records, a feat that earned him a title as one of the best-selling music artists in the world. And the awards he has received are phenomenal. Five Grammy Awards, five Brit Awards, an Academy Award, a Tony, and a Golden Globe. These only scratch the surface.
A knighthood was bestowed on him by Queen Elizabeth II for "services to music and charitable services" in 1998. The accolades are endless, but we did manage to compile a few facts about the music icon that you probably did not know.