Sir Elton Hercules John, CBE, is one of the most highly acclaimed and successful solo artists of all time. Elton has achieved 38 gold and 31 platinum or multi-platinum albums, has sold more than 300 million records worldwide, and holds the record for the biggest selling single of all time, Candle In The Wind 1997. He has over 4,000 performances in more than 80 countries to his credit. Elton is the third most successful artist in US chart history behind only Elvis Presley and the Beatles. He has had 56 top 40 singles in the United States. He achieved seven #1 albums from 1972 to 1975 — a period of concentrated success surpassed only by the Beatles. 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of Elton’s phenomenal songwriting partnership with Bernie Taupin and also saw Elton appear as himself in Kingsman: The Golden Circle. It has also seen Gucci unveil their spring summer 2018 collection inspired by his inimitable style.