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Elton John is a pianist, singer, and composer from Britain. He is popularly known to produce a perfect blend of rock and pop styles. John was the biggest music icon in the 20th century. ‘Border Song’ was his first single which got the position of 92. Gradually, Elton’s second hit, ‘Your Song’ reached number seven in UK Chat becoming a reason why he is internationally recognized. Some of John’s best international hits are Philadelphia Freedom, Candle in the Wind, and Crocodile Rock. He got the Tony Award for the blockbuster hit ‘Billy Elliot’. This track is known to have sold more than 300 million records which is a record in itself. He was inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994, along with his longtime songwriting partner Bernie Taupin. In 2019, President Emmanuel Macron presented him with France’s highest civilian award, Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur, in Paris. John is also known as the ‘Melodic Genius’ and the first gay artist to be the voice of the LGBTQ community.