as reported louder sound, Sir Elton John is awarded the National Humanities Medal by the President of the United States, Joe Biden, The award took place at the White House in Washington, where John was honored with his partner David Furnish for their work in the fight against the AIDS epidemic.
During the ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House, John performed a six-song set that included “Your Song”, “Tiny Dancer”, “Rocket Man (I Think It’s Going to Be a Long, Long Time)”, “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me”, “Crocodile Rock” and “I’m Still Still “.
“To present Sir Elton John the National Humanities Medal – it is a great honor for me – and I mean it sincerely”Biden said. “Throughout his career, Elton has used his voice to help others find their voices as well. With his hope, he has created history poetry for countless people in our country, and that is what it is today. It’s about the night.”
“Elton often talked about how American music changed his life, and how different styles and sounds influenced his own music and imagination. It’s clear that Elton John’s music changed our lives. Thank you, David and the boys.” To share your partner and father with us.”
“On behalf of the American people, thank you – and I mean this sincerely – thank you for touching the soul of our nation.”
“I am honored to receive the National Humanities Medal from President Biden and the First Lady during such a spectacular event at the White House.Sir Elton said.It has been very emotional for me to be recognized for the achievements of the Elton John AIDS Foundation. Since I laid the foundation on my kitchen table in Atlanta 30 years ago, I have made a commitment to leave no one behind and I will continue this mission.
“We strive for a future where people of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations and gender identities have the opportunity to live free from AIDS, stigma, injustice and abuse, and I am deeply grateful that such recognition Brings us a little closer to make it a reality.”
Travel “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John is currently in the United States, and the next concert will take place on Friday at the Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. His last concert on American soil is scheduled for Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on November 20, live on Disney+ Will be aired. Full dates below.