Performing on a grand piano in his back garden, the legendary artist appeared on excellent form as he paid tribute to the healthcare workers on the frontline in the battle against coronavirus.
John, who was introduced by his friends David and Victoria Beckham, was one of a number of major pop stars who took part in the concert, which was organised as a “thank you” to everyone helping to beat Covid-19.
Lady Gaga, who helped to organise the event along with charity Global Citizen and the World Health Organisation, posted a video of herself dancing to Elton John’s performance on her Instagram story.
Earlier on in the concert, she sang a moving rendition of the song “Smile”.
One World: Together at Home included hosting duties by late-night show titans Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert.
Actors including Pierce Brosnan, Amy Poehler and Samuel L Jackson issued personal messages of thanks to healthcare workers, as well as everyone practising social distancing and government instructions to stay at home.
See all the highlights from the One World concert here.
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