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50 Years of Words & Music: Elton John & Bernie Taupin 50 Years of Words & Music: Elton John & Bernie Taupin

Posted by Universal Music Publishing on 27 October 2016

Celebrating almost 50 years of working together, the incredible Elton John and Bernie Taupin were recently presented with awards to commemorate the RIAA Multi-platinum certification of more than 17 million copies of 'Elton John Greatest Hits' and more than 2 million copies of 'Elton John Rocket Man – Number Ones'.

During the extraordinary evening in Los Angeles filmmaker Cameron Crowe moderated an intimate conversation with the legendary duo where they spoke about their unprecedented and remarkable creative partnership. Pictured from left: David Massey (President/CEO Island Records) Bruce Resnikoff (President/CEO UMe), Sir Elton John, Sir Lucian Grainge (Chairman/CEO Universal Music Group) Bernie Taupin and Jody Gerson (Chairman/CEO Universal Music Publishing Group).