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  • Elton John to Receive Brit Icon Award

    Mon, 29 Jul 2013 15:44:03

    Elton John to Receive Brit Icon Award - It's a brand new honor

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    Sir Elton John will win a special BRIT Award, which recognizes his awesome career.

    John will be the first-ever recipient of the Brits Icon Award, which will honor artists who have had a "lasting impact on the nation's culture." Well, that certainly describes Sir Elton.

    Brit Awards traditionally take place in February, but Elton will be receive the trophy at a show in London in September.

    "It's a tremendous honor and a real thrill for me to have my work acknowledged in this way, and I'm really looking forward to participating in what promises to be a very special occasion," he said.

    Congrats, Sir Elton.

    What is your favorite Elton John track?

    —Maggie Pannacione
    07.29.13



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