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Elton John to Pay Tribute to Liberace at the Emmys

Primetime Emmy Awards 2013

Emmy Awards First: Elton John to Pay Tribute to Liberace

Originally posted 09/09/2013 01:00PM

Awards season is nigh! And that means live primetime performances by our most celebrated entertainers.

Cue Elton John, who will work his magic at the Emmy awards for the first time ever with a tribute to Liberace. The HBO biopic Behind the Candelabra about Liberace's life is nominated for 15 Emmys.

Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, who are both nominated for outstanding lead actor in a miniseries or movie for their portrayal of Liberace and his lover Scott Thorson, will also be presenting at the ceremony.

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Which Superstar Gives Ed Sheeran a Weekly Ring?

Ed Sheeran Gets a Weekly Phone Call from Elton John

Originally posted 07/15/2013 07:00PM

When he's not touring with Taylor Swift and singing to crowds of adoring fans, Ed Sheeran fields weekly phone calls from a famous fellow Englishman.

"Elton [John]'s continually surprising me with how much he [cares]," the musician, 22, told PEOPLE Friday in New York City at a showcase for his new custom-designed CF Martin & Co. guitar.

"He'll ring me weekly just to be like, 'Don't give up. Do this single ... I know you want to do this but do this.'"

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Filed Under: Ed Sheeran, Elton John
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Elton John Cancels Shows, Will Undergo Surgery

Elton John Cancels Shows, Will Undergo Surgery

Originally posted 07/09/2013 10:50AM

The Rocket Man needs to take a little time off to refuel.

Sir Elton John, 66, has been diagnosed with an appendix abscess that requires surgery, his spokesman confirms to PEOPLE.

The affliction has forced him to postpone all upcoming shows on his European tour, including a concert Friday in London's Hyde Park alongside Elvis Costello and Ray Davies.

"Elton is incredibly disappointed to postpone these tour dates," says his rep. "To know that he made such super-human efforts and continued to perform to thousands through his illness only confirms his dedication to his European fans. He is eager to be back on top form and return to play the remaining shows starting in early September 2013."

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Filed Under: Health, Elton John
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Matthew Morrison Is Engaged – See His Fiancée's Ring

Matthew Morrison and Renee Puente Are Engaged

Originally posted 06/28/2013 09:00AM

It must have been a gleeful moment for Renee Puente, whose boyfriend Matthew Morrison popped the question on Thursday.

The Glee star, 34, has been dating Puente, 26 and a model, since 2011. The news of their engagement was reportedly announced at the White Tie and Tiara Ball in London by the event's hosts – and Morrison pals – Elton John and David Furnish.

According to Eonline, Coldplay's Chris Martin joined John to serenade the newly engaged couple with a duet of "Your Song."

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Barbara Eden Dons Jeannie Costume 40 Years Later – And Hangs with Pregnant Fergie | Barbara Eden

Barbara Eden Digs Up Jeannie Costume, Hangs with Bill Clinton

Originally posted 05/26/2013 11:45AM

No, you are not dreaming.

Decidedly fulfilling the wishes of countless I Dream of Jeannie fans, Barbara Eden dusted off her genie garb for Saturday's Life Ball charity event in Vienna.

It's been more than 40 years since she hung up her then-controversial crop top and harem pants when the sitcom wrapped in 1970 after five seasons. But on Saturday, the actress, 78, even revisited that iconic braided 'do – to the delight of a few very special fans.

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Five Things to Know About Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran: Five Things to Know

Originally posted 02/12/2013 03:50PM

Elton John doesn't perform with just anyone. So when he took the stage at Sunday night's Grammys with folkie Brit Ed Sheeran to duet on the newcomer's Grammy nominated hit "The A Team," it was a moment to remember.

Here are five things to know about the 21-year-old folk singer, whose debut, +, has sold over two million copies worldwide.

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Elton John's Family Album | David Furnish, Elton John

Elton John's Family Album

Originally posted 01/31/2013 10:00AM

Like any parents about to welcome their second child, Elton John and partner David Furnish wondered how their 2-year-old son Zachary would react when his little brother Elijah came home.

Turns out, they had nothing to worry about.

Zachary "is as excited as we are," says John, 65, who, with Furnish, 50, welcomed Elijah on Jan. 11 in L.A. via the same surrogate who delivered Zachary in 2010 (they also used the same egg donor and again chose not to learn which of them was their son's biological father).

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Filed Under: Babies, Elton John
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Meet Elton John's Newborn Son Elijah | David Furnish, Elton John

Meet Elton John's Newborn Son Elijah

Originally posted 01/27/2013 11:00PM

The musician and husband David Furnish introduce their second son, born via surrogate Jan. 11

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Elton John Welcomes Second Son

Elton John Welcomes Second Son

Originally posted 01/15/2013 10:30PM

The musician and husband David Furnish welcomed their second son, Elijah Joseph Daniel, via surrogate Friday in Los Angeles

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How Sharon Osbourne Celebrated Turning 60 | Sharon Osbourne

Sharon Osbourne Turns 60!

Originally posted 10/05/2012 07:30AM

The big 6-0 is a number that scares many people, but not Sharon Osbourne, whose milestone birthday was celebrated in an episode of The Talk that will air on Tuesday, Oct. 9.

"With every age there's a down and a plus. You get wisdom, you get inner strength, you get empowered. I'm 60 and I'm healthy and I'm happy and I'm not going to waste it worrying," Osbourne told PEOPLE after taping the show.

As a cancer survivor, Osbourne also confesses, "I never thought I'd get here, let alone everything else. My life now is a bonus, really."

For the episode, the Osbourne matriarch was joined on-air by her rocker husband Ozzy Osbourne, her daughter Kelly Osbourneand friend Nick Cannon. Her son Jack Osbourne, Elton John, Mariah Carey, Tommy Lee and Nikki Sixx all sent video birthday wishes, while Ace of Cakes star Duff Goldman made a cake in the likeness of Osbourne's beloved Pomeranian Bella.

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