Articles Tagged 'Elton John'

Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2015

Elton John Signs on for ‘Kingsman’ Sequel

The rumor mill was turning last month with people talking about the possibility of Sir Elton John making an appearance in the sequel to 2014’s Kingsman: The Secret Service, and now, the man himself has confirmed it’s true. John took to Instagram to make the announcement, playing off of his famed song “Saturday Night’s Alright for […]


WATCH: Sir Elton John Does Carpool Karaoke

We’ve seen dozens of celebrities take the passenger seat in James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke. But few have been as legendary as Sir Elton John. It is the genius of Corden that he makes his guests so at ease, even as he drives along the treacherous, rain-slicked roads of Los Angeles. Sir Elton has rarely seemed […]

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10 Celebrities with Quintessentially British Names

Many British celebrities have names that capture the royalty, prestige, and history of Great Britain.  Below is our list of 10 celebrities with these quintessentially British monikers. 1. Benedict Cumberbatch Just repeat it a couple times – Benedict Cumberbatch. You will feel infinitely more British for it. 2. Alastair Fothergill This British Director/Producer is best known […]

The Brit List: 10 Out-and-Proud British Celebrities

Torchwood star John Barrowman came out to his parents in 1992. (Photo via BBC) Anderson Cooper made a statement this week (July 2) saying, “The fact is, I’m gay.” He wrote this in an email to his friend and Daily Beast blogger Andrew Sullivan going on to say, “Always have been, always will be, and I couldn’t […]


Recap: The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert

On Monday night (June 4), London’s Buckingham Palace morphed into a pop venue as some of the most famous names in music performed for the Diamond Jubilee, marking 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign. More than 18,000 guests sat in stands set in a half-circle around the Victoria Monument outside of Buckingham Palace to […]

In Memory of Don Cornelius: Love, Peace, and British Soul

Many of us woke up this morning to the absolutely stunning news that Don Cornelius, the bass-voiced host and creator of the U.S. music program Soul Train, had died in an apparent suicide at age 75. Black America’s alternative to American Bandstand in the ’70s, Soul Train was a cultural institution that crossed color lines […]


Five British Celebrity Couples We Love

Here at Anglophenia, it’s no secret that we adore our Brits, especially those who’ve lucked out in love. But when Colin Firth recently gushed about how his beautiful wife Livia keeps him in line at home, it got us thinking about some of our favorite British celebrity couples (The Firths included). Here’s our Top 5: […]


2011 Ivor Novellos: Everything Everything Miss Out, Sniff Sniff

The disco ball inside my head is still spinning to Everything Everything‘s sparkling indie pop hit, “My Kz, Ur Bf.” So you can imagine how my happy heart sunk just a wee bit upon hearing that the Manchester-bred foursome missed out at the 56th annual Ivor Novello Awards today (May 19). Ok ok, I’ll put […]

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