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Already the recipient of the Grammy Legend Award, as well as five Grammys and 34 nominations, entertainer Sir Elton John is the subject of a tribute concert on January 30, two days after the 2018 Grammy Awards ceremony.

Elton John is mourning the death of his mother, Sheila Farebrother, shortly after the pair rekindled their relationship.

The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF), a global leader in the fight to end AIDS, commemorates World AIDS Day 2017 by honoring the 35 million lives lost to HIV/AIDS around the world, and urging world leaders to support the 36.7 million currently living with HIV/AIDS with necessary services and care.

This World AIDS Day, Elton John, founder of EJAF, issued the following statement: 

Australians have made history, voting overwhelming in favor of marriage equality. 61.1% of those participating voted yes.

Celebrities, both Aussies and international, took to social media to celebrate the win. 

A cold driving rain could not put out the candles in the wind. They looked real as they flickered on the steps of the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, for the black-tie benefit for the Elton John AIDS Foundation.

Elton John has won plenty of awards for his music, including eight Grammys, a Tony, and an Oscar, but his activism on behalf of millions of people affected by the AIDS epidemic that earned Sir Elton the Harvard Foundation’s 2017 Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award.

Elton John responds to Betty Price, a GOP congresswoman from Georgia and the wife of former HHS Secretary Tom Price, after Price suggested that people with HIV be quarantined.

Entertainment superstar Elton John announced today on his website and Twitter that the final 14 shows in his soon to be seven-year residency in Las Vegas will be coming to an end on May 19, 2018.

Last week, Ellen DeGeneres gave a touching tribute to her wife in support of the marriage equality decision coming up in Australia. You can catch up on DeGeneres’s tribute here.

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund (OACF) recently received a $50,000 grant from the Elton John AIDS Foundation to support innovation in advocacy programming. Grants totaling nearly $3.5 million were awarded to 57 organizations that are addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in critical and innovative ways across the United States, Canada, Jamaica, Mexico and Spain.

 

DURBAN, South Africa (AP) — British musician Elton John on Wednesday committed money for protecting LGBT people in Africa, saying that leaving them behind in the fight against AIDS will only increase the spread of the disease.

John has criticized a Russian law against gay "propaganda" and comments by Putin suggesting that gay people prey on children.

Los Angeles (AP) — A decorated Los Angeles police captain has sued Elton John, claiming he was repeatedly groped by the singer while he was working off-duty on the Grammy winner's security detail.

Sir Elton John has achieved 37 gold and 27 multi-platinum albums over a 5 decade career.

Elton John speaks at the Elton John AIDS Foundation’s 14th Annual "An Enduring Vision" Benefit at Cipriani Wall Street on Monday. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)

British singer Sir Elton John performing at the Rock in Rio music festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in September. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, visits a farm in the Rostov region, Russia, Thursday. After the meeting, he called Elton John. (Alexei Nikolsky/RIA-Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

Sir Elton John speaking in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

British star Elton John says he looks forward to meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss gay rights in the country. (Photo by David Shankbone/CCA 3.0)

Elton John called Venice, Italy Mayor Luigi Brugnaro "boorishly bigoted" in an Instagram post. (Photo by David Shankbone/CCA 3.0)