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19 hrs ago | Canada.com

Elton John delivers laid-back and lavish show

It's an anniversary that has taken the legendary British rocker across the world for the better part of the year, filling arenas and stadiums and even headlining festivals such as hipster-friendly Bonnaroo in June in support of a deluxe re-release of the classic album. The tour that will end with a New Year's Eve concert at New York City's Barclays Center made a stop in Vancouver this weekend, with two concerts at Rogers Arena.

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19 hrs ago | Canada.com

Review: Elton John delivers the hits in Vancouver

It's an anniversary that has taken the legendary British rocker across the world for the better part of the year, filling arenas and stadiums and even headlining festivals like hipster-friendly Bonnaroo in June in support of the deluxe re-release of the classic album. The tour that will end with a New Years Eve concert at New York City's Barclays Center made a a stop in Vancouver this weekend, with two concerts at Rogers Arena.

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19 hrs ago | Canada.com

Review: Elton John delivers the hits in Vancouver

Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano. Annabel Gale had to wait 20 years and come "halfway around the world," but she finally met her prince - now an earl - and his wife.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Canada.com

Fall music preview: Vancouver's musical fall big on small stage

Vancouver punk band White Lung, featuring Anne-Marie Vassiliou, Mish Way and Kenneth William, will perform Dec. 5 at the Electric Owl. If the past two years have seen Vancouver flooded with legacy acts and more and more casino gigs featuring top talents from years gone by , late 2014 feels a little bit better balanced than previous years.

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BBC News

Tim Rice to receive BMI music award

The 69-year-old lyricist, best known for his theatrical collaborations with Andrew Lloyd Webber, will be presented with the Icon Award next month. "Sir Tim Rice's extraordinary creativity has given the world some of the most beloved songs," said BMI President and CEO Michael O'Neill.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

7 iconic Elton John songs to revisit before his Utah visit

But even more unmistakable are the Englishman's songs, which are now an integral part of the American music scene. His album "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" is celebrating its 40th anniversary, and the hits have just kept coming.

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York Press

Smokey Robinson, Smokey And Friends (Decca) ****

THE concept of revisiting your greatest hits with a selection of A-List celebrity guests has worked a treat for the likes of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Charles Aznavour and Tammy Wynette. So being the writer of so many classic pop songs, it was almost inevitable that Mr Robinson would want to follow this well-travelled route.

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Western Gazette

Nik Kershaw to appear at Regent Centre, Christchurch

Wouldn't it be Good' to see Nik Kershaw on a local stage? The 80s superstar who had a top ten hit with the above number, in addition to 'The Riddle' and I Won't Let the Sun Go Down on Me', is putting on a special solo acoustic concert on Saturday 25 October 7.30pm for 8pm at the Regent Centre, Christchurch.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Scoop

Hutt locals jump the queue with Elton John pre-sale deal

Hutt City residents can be some of the first to have access to Elton John concert tickets, thanks to a deal with promoters. After nine years, Elton John and his band will return to Westpac Stadium, Wellington for one spectacular concert on Saturday 21 November 2015.

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Globe and Mail

Hot Ticket: Elton John in concert

It's hard to imagine that, when he first began performing, the Beatles hadn't yet broken up, Jimi Hendrix was still alive and disco music was in its infancy - but not only has Elton John survived five decades in the notoriously fickle music business, his star has never faded. When he first released Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - an album that spawned some of pop's biggest hits, among them the title track, Bennie and the Jets , Candle in the Wind and Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting - 40 years ago, his career was just beginning to take flight.

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Where Toronto

Rocket Man

After five decades of chart-topping hits and unforgettable performances, the Rocket Man has still got it. Don't miss the chance to see Elton John light up the night at Rogers Arena , in back-to-back performances Sept.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Daily Times

Artist uses toothpaste to create celebrities on canvas

Cristiam Ramos is a breath of fresh air to the artworld. Minty fresh air that is.

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WebProNews

Kelly Ripa Shares Intimate Details of Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka's Wedding

Kelly Ripa was one of the lucky few who attended Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka's top secret wedding over the weekend, and she shared some of the intimate details on Monday's episode of Live! With Kelly and Michael . "I spent the weekend, in Italy," Ripa told her cohost Michael Strahan .

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Daily Mail

Artists uses TOOTHPASTE to create intricate profiles of famous stars

Wall Street investor who hoarded designer clothes in a filthy two-bedroom rent-controlled apartment left an $18million fortune... but the papers to access it are buried under all his belongings Police confirm they have found the remains of nursing student Holly Bobo, 20, three years after she disappeared, near home of one of the men suspected of murdering her US federal air marshal in quarantine after he was stabbed in the arm with a syringe and 'injected with foreign substance' at Nigerian airport Domestic violence order issued against Nebraska Lt.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

NPH and David Burtka married over the weekend in Italy

Neil Patrick Harris is a married man! The Tony winner, 41, and David Burtka, 39, tied the knot on Saturday in Italy. The couple, parents to twins Gideon and Harper, began dating for more than 10 years ago.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Rod Stewart Unimpressed With 70th Birthday Party Plans

Veteran crooner Rod Stewart is attempting to worm his way out of a 70th birthday party after his wife started planning a huge bash to mark the milestone in January . The Maggie May singer hits 70 on 10 January, 2015, and his partner Penny Lancaster is planning to bring all of his family and friends together for a star-studded bash in his honour.

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Gay Times

Listen: Bright Light Bright Light's new remix of An Open Heart

Bright Light Bright Light has spent this summer making a name for himself on the independent music scene. That is, when he's not on tour with Sir Elton John - he's been supporting the living legend of pop since June, and the pair get along so well that Elton plans to introduce him to the US! They'll be touring the West Coast together through September and October, before returning to a six-week European tour, ending in Dublin in December.

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Kent Online

Only the Young, featuring Charlie George from Chartham in Canterbury, ...

A talented singer from Canterbury wowed all four X Factor judges when he appeared on the show with his band, Only The Young. Charlie George, 17, and his bandmates impressed Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Spice Girl Mel B on last Sunday's show.

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Daily Mail

Banking heir pays A 50,000 to lock lips with Elizabeth Hurley...

Kiss and sell! Banking heir pays A 50,000 to lock lips with Elizabeth Hurley during charity auction at Elton John's extravagant summer ball She's no stranger to turning heads at glitzy events, but Elizabeth Hurley was the focus of attention for an entirely different reason on Thursday night. As one of Sir Elton John and David Furnish's inner circle, the model and actress took centre stage amid the star-studded crowd at the couple's annual Woodside Summer Ball in the grounds of their Windsor mansion.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Daily Mail

All About Tonight: Pixie Lott toughens up her strapless tulle gown...

All About Tonight: Pixie Lott toughens up her strapless tulle gown with leather biker jacket at Elton John's annual soiree She likes to dress up in a variety of retro inspired outfits, but singer Pixie Lott pulled out all the stops and glammed up for Sir Elton John's annual Woodside summer party on Thursday. Covering up against the elements, Pixie arrived at the event with a trendy leather jacket thrown over her shoulders and carrying a quilted Chanel box bag.

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