Posts Tagged Elton John

Jon Stewart to Host Grammy’s MusiCares Tribute

Jon Stewart is hosting the MusiCares salute to Bruce Springsteen. The Recording Academy also announced Wednesday that Elton John, Neil Young, Mumford & Sons, Sting, Mavis Staples and Kenny Chesney will be among more than a dozen performers who will help pay tribute to Springsteen during the Feb. 8 benefit concert, held in Los Angeles two days before the Grammy Awards.

Family, Friends Gather to Honor Don Cornelius

Friends and family gathered Thursday for a private memorial service for “Soul Train” creator and host Don Cornelius in Los Angeles. The service was led by the Rev. Jesse Jackson, who arrived early and perused blowup photos of Cornelius that were positioned around the lobby of Liberty Hall at Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills. Jackson also presided over a private cremation ceremony last week.