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News Roundup: Grimes Defends Beyonce, Psy and Mariah Carey, Eminem To...

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Futuristic singer Grimes, a.k.a. Claire Boucher, spoke out on behalf of Beyonce, Korean pop singer PSY and Mariah Carey this week. She wrote a thoughtful post on why these people matter. Also, Eminem is definitely releasing a new album this year. According to his label's president, it's coming very soon (like right after Memorial Day soon). All that and more...

Rock Stars Make A Case Against Piracy, Attack Google And Other Search...

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Pete Townshend, Elton John, Robert Plant
A bevy of British rockstars have joined forces to crack down on piracy. Elton John, Pete Townshend, Robert Plant are just three of many artists who've written an open letter to British Prime Minister David Cameron attacking Google and other search engines and blaming them for being gateways to music piracy. See the complete letter below.

Elton John's Husband Calls Out Madonna

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Elton John's husband David Furnish had a strong, negative reaction to Madonna's Sunday night win at the 2012 Golden Globe Awards. Like John, Madonna was nominated for Best Original Song, but when Adam Levine announced Madonna as the winner, neither John nor Furnished took it well. It seems like the start of...

Halloween Special: Top 10 Musicians To Dress As For Halloween

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It’s that time of year again, when you get to spend the weekend dressed up as your favorite pop culture figure, or gals can dress up as a sexy cat, a sexy nurse, a sexy tomato, a sexy pocket calculator, or whatever else you can wear a short skirt and fishnets with.  We thought we’d take a moment here at Beatcrave to offer up a few last minute suggestions for those of you...

Elton John Thrills the Audience On 'SNL'

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Elton John is a performer in every sense of the word. While some musicians make up for a lack of musical skill with, let's say, an "engaging" stage show (we're looking at you, KISS), others are true artists who sadly lack the charisma to get an audience interested. Elton John would be a great star if it was simply for his songs, but his...

Elton John Announces New Tour Dates

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Elton John Announces New Tour Dates
New dad Elton John is lining up a new series of tour dates in the U.S., including two shows at Madison Square Garden in New York. Kicking off the 'Greatest Hits Live' tour next month in Eugene, OR, Elton John and his band will perform number one hits and classic album tracks from throughout Elton's mostly superb, five-decade career. Check out tour dates below!

Elton John Became A Father On Christmas Day

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Elton John and his partner of 17 years, David Furnish, got something a little better than tube socks or a $5 Barnes and Noble giftcard (sigh, thanks great-grandma) for Christmas this year—a newborn baby.   The baby, Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John, was born via a surrogate mother on December 25th, according to Spinner:

Italy Must Pay Back EU For Elton John Concert

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Italy Must Pay Back EU For Elton John Concert
To hell with regional development, I want to hear "Tiny Dancer!" The European commission has ordered Italy to repay 720,000 euros ($985,000) used by Naples authorities to pay for an Elton John concert last year - opting for rock n' roll royalty over stuff like restoration programs and non-awesome stuff like that.

Lady Gaga And Elton John To Record Duet For Disney Film

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You remember that scene at the end of the original Invasion of the Body Snatchers, where star Kevin McCarthy is screaming at the screen, warning us that imminent doom is upon us? Well, I never thought I’d have a chance to warn my fellow populace in such a manner—that is, until today.  Because today, I’ve been given a chance to warn you all...

Justin Timberlake Not Interested In American Idol, Continues To Pursue...

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There's been a lot of hushed whispers concerning who the replacement for Simon Cowell will be on American Idol. The judging table is now uneven with only Kara DioGuardi, Ellen DeGeneres and Randy Jackson waiting for the fourth voice in the TV show. There's been rumors of Jazz crooner, Harry Connick Jr., and Roots rocker, Chris Issak, so far. Who's the the latest to be thrown into this...

Elton John Misses Arizona Gig Due To Food Poisoning; Arizona Concertgoers...

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Turns out that Elton John will be joining the increasingly long list of artists who are not playing in Arizona – although, in his case, it’s not exactly his fault.  The flamboyant singer “was forced to postpone Wednesday night's concert in Arizona after coming down with a case of food poisoning,” according to Spinner, leaving the 9,000 fans who planned on seeing him at the Tuscon...

Video: Bruce Springsteen, Lady Gaga, Sting And More Join Together To Cover...

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Say what you will about deforestation – if it gives us more benefit shows/ bizarre pop culture moments like this one, it may be worth putting up with: Fuse.tv reports that last night, Sting, Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Shirley Bassey, Debbie Harry and Lady Gaga all joined together to cover Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believing” at...

Elton John Stage Collapses, Injures Three Workers

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Some citizens of Mexico's Chichen Itza have been opposed to having big concerts held in the Mayan ruins because it "demeans their cultural significance and endangers the stone structures," reports USA Today. Well, now they may have legitimate proof that large flashy events were not meant to be held in one of the new seven wonders of the world.

Watch: Grammys 2010 Performances

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Watch: Grammy 2010 Performances
Last night was the big night for the music industry. The 52nd Grammy Awards were held in Los Angeles' Staples Center and everyone from Justin Beiber to Jeff Beck showed up for the special event. Also, like usual, they managed to cram in 16 performances into a three hour show. Although, we have to admit, with the exception of Lady Gaga, Beyonce, The 3-D Michael Jackson tribute, and Mary J....

Elton John Is Back After Hopitalized For Flu and Bacterial Infection

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Elton John Is Back After Hopitalized For Flu and Bacterial Infection
Elton John had recently been getting all the attention he could have ever wanted and more - in a hospital bed. The attention was coming from doctors and nurses who aided him in his recovery from the flu and a E. Coli bacterial infection. However, he's now back on his feet and has been busy since he was able to hop out of bed.

Elton John To Make Guest Appearance On New Alice In Chains Album

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Elton John To Make Guest Appearance On New Alice in Chains Album
Alice in Chains will be releasing their first album, Black Gives Way To Blue, in fourteen years this September. There's a ton of buzz and excitement for the new album since they decided to have William DuVall join. However, we've just learned that Alice in Chains has asked the most unexpected guest to play on one of their tracks. Who will be making this guest...

Elvis Costello's TV Show Features Impressive Guests

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Elvis Costello has a new television show titled "Spectacle: Elvis Costello with..." debuting on the Sundance Channel on December 3.  Each show will be one hour and feature Costello having in-depth conversations with a variety of high-profile guests including The Police, Elton John, Jenny Lewis, Loud Reed and even President Bill Clinton among many others. The guests will also...