NEW YORK (AP) -- Elton John and his longtime songwriting partner, Bernie
Taupin, will be honored at this year's Songwriters Hall of Fame induction
John and Taupin, who teamed on most of the singer's best-known hits, will
receive the Johnny Mercer Award during the June 13 ceremony in New York.
Bing: Elton John biopic
A Tuesday news release says the award goes to previous inductees -- John
and Taupin were inducted in 1992 -- whose body of work upholds the
standards set by Mercer, a co-founder of Capitol Records.
John and Taupin have teamed on some of rock 'n' roll's most well-known songs,
including "Rocket Man," "Crocodile Rock," "Daniel" and "Candle in the Wind."
This year's inductees are Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith; Mick Jones
and Lou Gramm of Foreigner; Holly Knight; JD Souther; and Tony
Chrissy Teigen, Katy Perry and Lady Gaga spotlight their pooches on today's Celeb Gone Social.
Selena Gomez celebrates her birthday early with a helicopter ride in Italy with new pal Cara Delevingne on today's Celebs Gone Social.
Find out where the cast from "When Harry Met Sally" is today.
Gwen Stefani shares photos from behind the scenes of a photo shoot for her Harajuku brand on today's Celebs Gone Social.
Let's check out some of Eva's tactics behind her baby bump secret on Replay hosted by Wonderwall's Kirby Kristen.
See some of the cutest moments from Prince George's first year.
See how Kesha's looks have changed since Rehab.
© 2014 Microsoft