Sir Elton John, Lily Allen and Sting have been honoured for their song writing skills at an award ceremony held by the Broadcast Music, Inc (BMI). Sting was handed an award for scoring more than 10 million plays of his The Police hit ‘Every Breath You Take’ on U.S. radio and Allen”s track ‘The Fear’ […] Continue reading Sir Elton, Allen & Sting honoured at BMI song-writing awards
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Elton John has slammed his fellow musicians who decided to boycott Arizona over the SB 1070 immigration law, it has emerged. According to the Arizona Daily Star, while performing at his sold-out concert at the Tucson Arena, the music icon lashed out on his fellow musicians. “We are all very pleased to be playing in […] Continue reading Elton John ‘blasts musicians who boycott Arizona over immigration law’
Break out your dancing shoes, Theater Fans: Sir Elton John is working on bringing George Orwell’s classic novella Animal Farm to the West End stage in a new musical. The “Rocket Man” has teamed up with Lee Hall — the writer behind his stage hit Billy Elliot — to put together a new adaptation of Orwell […] Continue reading Elton John “Animal Farm” Musical Composer?
Legendary singer Elton John is working on a new show based on George Orwell”s ‘Animal Farm’ alongside Lee Hall, who wrote the hit musical ‘Billy Elliot’. The Daily Mail reports Hall, who has won numerous awards for his book and lyrics for ‘Billy Elliot,’ believes the dystopian novella is perfectly suited for the stage. Orwell”s […] Continue reading Elton John working on ‘Animal Farm’ musical