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Elton John Teary After Performing At White House & Receiving Medal From President Joe Biden

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Elton John Teary After Performing At White House & Receiving Medal From President Joe Biden

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Its Elton John’s world and we live in it! After his epic collaborations with both pop princesses Dua Lipa and Britney SpearsLegendary British singer/songwriter, 75 years old, was surprised with the National Medal of Humanities by President Joe Biden at the White House on Friday night (September 23). Elton was in tears as the President and First Lady Jill Biden took to the stage to give him the honor following his electric performance on the South Lawn.

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First Lady Jill Biden and President Joe Biden presented the Humanities medal to Elton John in September 2022. (Shutterstock)

“I am never amazed, but I am amazed and humbled and honored to receive this incredible award from the United States of America,” said Elton, deeply moved. Washington Posts. “I will cherish this very much.”

The Grammy Award-winner, who was invited by the President to DC to honor the global fight against HIV/AIDS, praised “America’s kindness to me as a musician”, calling it “nobody else”. match” and vowed to continue efforts to eradicate the epidemic.

“We were joined by so many people that he was free to be himself, to be treated with the dignity and respect they deserve,” Biden said, according to the outlet. “Families and supporters in the fight against HIV/AIDS. A war he led with absolute will, a fight for the lives lost and the lives we could save. Leaders stand up for the equality of all, no matter who you are, or who you love.”

In a concert titled “A Night When Hope and History Rhyme”, part of Elton’s farewell tour after a 50-year career, the musician performed a number of popular songs, including “Your Song”, “Tiny Dancer,” “Rocket Man,” “Crocodile Rock” and “I Still Stand. “

Among the 2,000 guests attending the event was the former first lady Laura Bushtennis champion Billie Jean KingHome Speakers Nancy PelosiMinister of Transport Pete Buttigieg and Elton’s husband, David Furnish.

Elton’s last performance at the White House was in 1998, when he performed with Stevie wondered at a state dinner for the then British Prime Minister Tony Blair chaired by the former President Bill Clinton.

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Elton John Teary After Performing At White House & Receiving Medal From President Joe Biden

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