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Elton John’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ appearance

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Elton John did pretty well as host and musical guest on ‘Saturday Night Live’ in my opinion. I fell asleep after the first sketch but have caught up on Hulu and the one that has him with Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip is hilarious. His monologue was a hoot! Elton[...]

Elton John hosting, musical guest on ‘Saturday Night Live’ tonight

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Well this, I gotta see! What will Elton John do tonight as host of ‘Saturday Night Live’? Will he make fun of himself? Can he act in comic sketches? We’ll see! One thing we know he can do, and do superbly, is sing. Elton is also tonight’s musical guest and he[...]

‘American Idol’ viewers cast record 55 million votes

The "American Idol" viewing audience set an all-time record last night by casting 55 million votes after the Top 11 Performance Show. The voting will determine which "Idols" go home in a dramatic double elimination tonight. [...]

‘American Idol’: Who hit the high notes last night

HollywoodNews.com: The ‘American Idol’ contestants took on Elton John songs last night which had some of them scoring big time and others not so much. Haley Reinhart took on ‘Bennie and the Jets’ and had Randy Jackson telling her it was “the best performance of the night,” states RadarOnline.com. Pia Toscano[...]

Elton John honors Elizabeth Taylor as “one of the greatest”

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Elizabeth Taylor and Elton John both used their enormous celebrity to raise money for AIDS research and patient care. On Wednesday night at a concert in Pennsylvania, Elton dedicated “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me” to the beloved actress and activist. But before he sang, he[...]

Elton John and royal wedding, Andy Cohen on Oscars and more

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Elton John, who was a close friend of the late Princess Diana, has confirmed that he and partner David Furnish have been invited to Prince William and his fiancee Kate Middleton’s wedding in London next month. Elton had told HollyScoop.com he was not expecting to be invited: “I[...]

Elton John, Cameron Crowe opening Tribeca with “The Union”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Tribeca Film Festival today announced that the world premiere of Cameron Crowe’s documentary “The Union” will open the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival. A performance by the film’s subject – Elton John – will follow the free, outdoor screening to kick off the Festival’s 10th edition and[...]

Elton John rips Disney for weak “Gnomeo” support

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: By most accounts, “Gnomeo & Juliet” is a hit. The animated retelling of William Shakespeare’s tragic play has hovered near the top of the box office since opening on Feb. 11. To date, it has earned an estimated $75 million, and that’s without the benefit of the “Pixar”[...]

Elton John to host ‘Saturday Night Live’ in April

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Why do I get the feeling there’s going to be a Billy Joel sketch in here somewhere? It was announced at Elton John’s annual Oscar night bash that the singer and new father will be guest hosting NBC’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ on April 2. Elton has not appeared on[...]

‘Gossip Girl’s’ Chace Crawford romancing Emma Roberts?

HollywoodNews.com: A new, young Hollywood couple might be on the verge of coming out as ‘Gossip Girl’ star Chace Crawford seemed to be close and cozy with his ‘Twelve’ costar, Emma Roberts. The two reportedly celebrated with other stars last night at Elton John AIDS Foundations Academy Award Viewing party, states[...]