Sir Elton John watches the showman at the Montreux Jazz Festival

He received the French Legion d & # 39; Honneur in Paris last week.

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And it was back for Sir Elton John when he delivered a great performance at the Montreux Jazz Festival on Saturday as part of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour in Switzerland.

The music legend, 72, made sure he was ready showtime by wearing a bubblegum pink shirt with elaborate ruffles on the front.

Professional: Sir Elton John, 72, played a great performance at the Montreux Jazz Festival as part of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour in Switzerland on Saturday

Professional: Sir Elton John, 72, played a great performance at the Montreux Jazz Festival as part of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour in Switzerland on Saturday

Continuing its striking appearance, the Tiny Dancer singer wore a black jacket of a waistcoat embroidered with pastel pink roses and heart motifs.

The icon caused him to blind the audience by providing a diamond necklace with pink and clear stones on top of his shirt.

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Elton overshadowed his eyes with fuchsia pink square framed glasses adorned with his name in diamond gems.

The actor drove the crowd wildly while bridging his classic hits.

Jazzy: The music legend made sure he was showtime ready by wearing a bubblegum pink shirt with elaborate ruffles on the front

Jazzy: The music legend made sure he was showtime ready by wearing a bubblegum pink shirt with elaborate ruffles on the front

Jazzy: The music legend made sure he was showtime ready by wearing a bubblegum pink shirt with elaborate ruffles on the front

Last week Sir Elton John walked hand in hand with French President Emmanuel Macron when he arrived at the Elysees Palace to receive the prestigious Legion d & # 39; Honneur award.

The ceremony took place amid Elton & # 39; s vast 201-day Farewell Yellow Brick Road world tour.

After arriving at the ceremony hand in hand with the French president, Elton gave a speech in the courtyard of the presidential palace.

Style: Continuing its striking appearance, the Tiny Dancer singer wore a black jacket from a black jacket embroidered with pastel pink roses and heart motifs
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Style: Continuing its striking appearance, the Tiny Dancer singer wore a black jacket from a black jacket embroidered with pastel pink roses and heart motifs

Style: Continuing its striking appearance, the Tiny Dancer singer wore a black jacket from a black jacket embroidered with pastel pink roses and heart motifs

Icon: Elton shaded his eyes with fuchsia pink square framed glasses that were adorned with his name in diamond gems

Icon: Elton shaded his eyes with fuchsia pink square framed glasses that were adorned with his name in diamond gems

Icon: Elton shaded his eyes with fuchsia pink square framed glasses that were adorned with his name in diamond gems

The president greeted the virtuoso musician as & # 39; an icon that could set an example & # 39 ;.

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& # 39; To receive this decoration, the Fete de la Musique day makes it even more special & # 39 ;, Elton said later in the courtyard of the palace.

Macron took the opportunity to call on world leaders to supplement the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for a summit in Lyon, France in October.

He said that 27 million people were treated and rescued through the Global Fund, which raised around € 13 billion in 2016.

Elton has generated more than £ 300 million for HIV prevention, education, care and support for people living with HIV and AIDS through its own non-profit AIDS Foundation, established in 1992 after the disease claimed the lives of many friends, including Queen idol Freddie Kwik.

Impressive: the artist drove the crowd wild while he played his classic hits

Impressive: the artist drove the crowd wild while he played his classic hits

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Impressive: the artist drove the crowd wild while he played his classic hits

Away from the stage, Elton has seen his colorful life appear on the big screen in the recent musical biography Rocket Man, with young British talent Taron Edgerton documenting his rapid rise to fame.

However he beat out after the biopic was heavily issued in Russia and Samoa to remove any scenes of the same sex kisses and intercourse.

Also cut out in the edited version is a caption and a photo at the end that refers to Elton who lives with his husband David Furnish and raises their two sons, Zachary and Elijah.

The musical sensation issued a statement in response to Russian film critic Anton Dolin who shared the way the feature film had changed in Russia – after attending a preview.

Biopic: Elton recently brought his colorful life to the big screen in the recent musical biopic Rocket Man
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Biopic: Elton recently brought his colorful life to the big screen in the recent musical biopic Rocket Man

Biopic: Elton recently brought his colorful life to the big screen in the recent musical biopic Rocket Man

A joint statement by Elton and the filmmakers stated: & # 39; We reject in the strongest possible terms the decision to give in to local laws and to punish Rocketman for the Russian market, a movement of which we have not been informed so far goods.

& # 39; Paramount Pictures have been brave and daring partners who have enabled us to make a film that faithfully depicts Elton & # 39; s extraordinary life, warts and everything.

& # 39; The fact that the local distributor has edited certain scenes, depriving the public of the opportunity to see the film as it was intended, is a sad reflection of the divided world in which we still live and how it is still so cruel may be that love between two people.

Hit out: He hit out after the biopic was heavily released in Russia and Samoa to remove all scenes with same-sex kisses and sexual intercourse

Hit out: He hit out after the biopic was heavily released in Russia and Samoa to remove all scenes with same-sex kisses and sexual intercourse

Hit out: He hit out after the biopic was heavily released in Russia and Samoa to remove all scenes with same-sex kisses and sexual intercourse

& # 39; We believe in building bridges and open dialogue and will continue to insist on breaking through barriers until all people around the world are heard equally. & # 39;

Sir Elton & # 39; s farewell journey began in September 2018 at the PPL Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

The huge roadshow will take a total of 201 shows in 201 days in North America, the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, mainland Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand before ending in the O2 Arena in London on December 16, 2020.

A joint statement from Elton and the filmmakers stated: & # 39; We reject in the strongest possible terms the decision to give in to local laws and censor Rocketman for the Russian market, a movement we are unaware of to date were & # 39; (Pictured, Taron Egerton as Elton)
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A joint statement from Elton and the filmmakers stated: & # 39; We reject in the strongest possible terms the decision to give in to local laws and censor Rocketman for the Russian market, a movement we are unaware of to date were & # 39; (Pictured, Taron Egerton as Elton)

A joint statement from Elton and the filmmakers stated: & # 39; We reject in the strongest possible terms the decision to give in to local laws and censor Rocketman for the Russian market, a movement we are unaware of to date were & # 39; (Pictured, Taron Egerton as Elton)

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