Elton John Lists 17 Artists Including Dua Lipa, Lil Nas X, And Miley Cyrus For A New Project
British icon Sir Elton John shared numerous posts on his official Twitter page revealing the names of 17 exceptional musicians from different genres, including rock, rap, and pop. While listing names such as Niki Minaj, Dua Lipa, Lil Nas X, Miley Cyrus, and Eddie Vedder, the Rocketman didn’t give the details about the mysterious project, but fans have a few ideas in mind.
As many of you know, Elton John previously collaborated with pop star Dua Lipa, and the two released a single named ‘Cold Heart,’ which was a new version of his track, ‘Sacrifice’ on August 13. In addition to praising the Albanian singer, John also expressed his excitement for working with such an incredible artist. It has been two weeks now that the single has more than 8 million views on YouTube, with dozens of comments stating what an unexpected yet thrilling combination these two have been.
Being an LGBTQ+ icon too, Elton John also expressed his admiration to Lil Nas X, the fresh new face of the queer community. While receiving the icon Award during the iHeartRadio Music Awards, Sir Elton praised the young rapper for being an amazing artist and a brave musician, referring to Montero’s bold decision to come out.
Recently, Elton John shared multiple posts on his official Twitter account listing the names of numerous musicians from totally different music genres. Starting with Dua Lipa, John named many rappers, including Young Thug, Nicki Minaj, and Lil Nas X, and some pop stars such as Charlie Puth, Miley Cyrus, and Years & Years.
While fans were surprised to see the names of A-list celebrities in a row, Elton John kept listing them with rock icons, including Pearl Jam Lead singer Eddie Vedder, Fleetwood Mac singer Stevie Nicks, and Stevie Wonder. Although he announced the names of all 17 musicians on a star-patterned background, Elton didn’t explain why he created such a list.
The list of names follows:
“Dua Lipa, Nicki Minaj, Young Thug, Rina Sawayama, Years And Years, Surfaces, Charlie Puth, Gorillaz, Miley Cyrus, SG Lewis, Brandi Carlile, Jimmie Allen, Lil Nas X, Eddie Vedder, Stevie Nicks, Stevie Wonder, Glen Campbell.”
After realizing that Elton John wasn’t going to reveal the mysterious project right away, fans shared many posts guessing what this unexpected list of stars may be doing related to the musician. According to numerous fans, these 17 artists will record a brand new album singing the British icon’s old songs. Furthermore, some fans believe that these musicians will be Elton John’s tour guests, which sounds a bit much once you think about it.
A fan’s tweet follows:
“Tour guests list?”
Another fan replied:
“More like an album of his old songs remixed.”
You can see the Twitter thread and listen to ‘Cold Heart’ below.
— Elton John (@eltonofficial) August 31, 2021