Taron Egerton, who performs John within the film, received Greatest Efficiency by an Actor Movement Image – Musical or Comedy award, whereas the one new observe written for the movie, “I’m Gonna Love Me Once more,” secured Greatest Authentic Tune – Movement Image for John and longtime lyricist Bernie Taupin.
It is the one music on the film’s soundtrack to function John’s voice; it additionally consists of the voice of Egerton, who sang the opposite numbers heard within the film.
John was seen to be delighted for Egerton, who’d by no means been nominated for a Globe earlier than. “I’m so honored,” the actor mentioned from the stage. “This position has modified my life. It’s been the perfect expertise of my life.”
Rocketman was additionally nominated for Greatest Movement Image – Musical or Comedy however misplaced to As soon as Upon a Time in Hollywood. Egerton was up in opposition to Eddie Murphy, Roman Griffin Davis, Daniel Craig and Leonardo DiCaprio in his class; “I’m Gonna Love Me Once more” was nominated alongside “Lovely Ghosts” from Cats, “Into the Unknown” from Frozen 2, “Spirit” from The Lion King and “Stand Up” from Harriet.
Forward of the Golden Globes ceremony, John had posted an image of himself and Egerton, saying he was glad the actor was nominated for a Globe, in addition to for a Display screen Actors Guild Award. “He put his coronary heart and soul into the position, appearing and singing brilliantly,” John famous. “He confirmed boundless expertise and braveness, and I’m so happy with him.”
John was just lately named as a recipient of the U.Okay.’s Companion of Honor within the Queen’s annual new 12 months record, and mentioned he was “humbled to be amongst such extremely esteemed firm.” A couple of days earlier he’d posted a Christmas message to his followers.
“Thanks for making 2019 in all probability probably the most profitable 12 months of my profession,” he mentioned. “To start with, you could have all supported the Farewell Yellow Brick Highway Tour so effectively it’s breaking box-office information in every single place – thanks. Rocketman got here out within the spring and obtained unbelievable opinions, and did extremely effectively – thanks. Me, my autobiography got here out within the autumn and did extremely effectively – thanks. Wow, at 72 years of age, I’m blown away.
“And if that wasn’t sufficient to make you query your personal success of 2019, I used to be named in Billboard the primary male artist of all time, which I can’t consider, thanks, Billboard, for that. Wow. And in the course of the 12 months I obtained the Legion d’Honneur in Paris from President Macron, which is the best honor you will get artistically in France. I used to be blown away.”