Elton John popped up at the Emmys to perform a soaring new song called "Home Again" to honor his piano predecessor Liberace and the HBO biopic about the flamboyant music legend, "Behind the Candelabra" which earned 15 Emmy nods this year. Elton showed off some comedic chops in addition to his musical ones.
"That guy played a mean piano. I was keenly aware of his enormous talent and his impact on the musical world -- and my dress sense, of course," Elton said, drawing laughs. But he made the whole room roar with his next line: "What I was not aware of until years later was his lifestyle ... Yeah, right!"