Elton John

Ben Lipitz plays the beloved warthog Pumbaa in “The Lion King.” (Courtesy Joan Marcus)

Ben Lipitz, aka Pumbaa, hits 5,000 performances in ‘Lion King’

For “Lion King” actor Ben Lipitz, playing Disney’s beloved warthog is just…

 

Singer-songwriter-keyboardist Tom Odell is promoting is 2016 album “Wrong Crowd.” (Courtesy photo)

Tom Odell has friends in high places

On the basis of two albums, 2013’s “Long Way Down” and the…

 

Outsidelands 2015 - Sam Smith, Sunday Aug. 9, 2015.

Outside Lands 2015 – Day Three

Day three of Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival brought tens of…

Outsidelands 2015 - Sam Smith, Sunday Aug. 9, 2015.
Neo-soul great D'Angelo appears on Outside Lands' Sutro Stage at 7:45 p.m. Friday. (Courtesy Che Harvey)

2015 Outside Lands headliners

IF YOU GO Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival Where: Golden Gate…

Neo-soul great D'Angelo appears on Outside Lands' Sutro Stage at 7:45 p.m. Friday. (Courtesy Che Harvey)
Jordan Strauss/Invision for Geffen Playhouse/AP ImagesElton John attends Backstage at the Geffen on Sunday

Elton John, Mumford & Sons, Sam Smith to headline OSL

It’s not likely the eighth Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival, slated…

Jordan Strauss/Invision for Geffen Playhouse/AP ImagesElton John attends Backstage at the Geffen on Sunday
Charles Sykes/Invision/APElton John performs at the Elton John AIDS Foundation’s 13th Annual "An Enduring Vision" benefit at Cipriani's Wall Street on Tuesday

Elton John calls Pope Francis a “hero” for LGBT outreach

Elton John called Pope Francis "my hero" for his compassion and push…

Charles Sykes/Invision/APElton John performs at the Elton John AIDS Foundation’s 13th Annual "An Enduring Vision" benefit at Cipriani's Wall Street on Tuesday
Jonathan Hayward/APA Middle Eastern TV channel has apologized for saying Sir Elton John

Arabic TV channel apologizes for weird 'gay shame' celebrity list

The Middle Eastern Broadcasting Center says it's very sorry for airing a…

Jonathan Hayward/APA Middle Eastern TV channel has apologized for saying Sir Elton John
Michael Loccisano/Getty ImagesMusician Elton John performs his commemorative 64th show at Madison Square Garden on December 4

Scoop: Elton John promotes gay understanding in Russia

With the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, just two weeks away, Elton…

Michael Loccisano/Getty ImagesMusician Elton John performs his commemorative 64th show at Madison Square Garden on December 4

Does Prince Harry have a new sweetheart?

Has Prince Harry left Chelsy Davy for good — and for a…

Thank goodness Billy Elliot dances well

Billy Elliot, the character, is a smokin’ dancer. “Billy Elliot the Musical”…

Charlie Sheen talks ‘epic’ drug use, ‘Men’

We’re not sure what is fueling Charlie Sheen these days — the…

Rush Limbaugh is now on Facebook; featuring wedding photos

Facebook is now ‘big enough’ for Rush Limbaugh and the ‘EIB Network,’…