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Elton John World News: Elton Had Several Reasons to Celebrate on His Birthday

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Thursday 28 April 2011 @ 15:57 - GMT

The ''Backbeat'' portion of Billboard's April 30, 2011 issue contains a photo of Elton.

He is seen at his Wells Fargo Center show in Philadelphia and is accompanied by Universal Music Enterprises chief Bruce Resnikoff.

Bruce was there to salute the rocker's four decades in the business. He also presented Elton with three milestone RIAA awards for the 250 million combined worldwide sales of his catalog; the 5 million in sales of Greatest Hits 1970-2002 and 2 million of Rocket Man: Number Ones.

This all coincided with Elton's birthday, which was the 25th of March.