Arts and Music

Gershwin Prize

The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song salutes Elton John and Bernie Taupin. A once-in-a-lifetime meeting between John, a young piano player, and lyricist Taupin together in 1967, they have forged a songwriting partnership that continues after more than 50 years. John and Taupin will receive the Gershwin Prize at an all-star concert in Washington, D.C., on March 20.

Elton John and Bernie Taupin: Gershwin Prize

1h 54m

This spring, Elton John and Bernie Taupin received the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize.

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  • Elton John and Bernie Taupin | "Your Song": asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Elton John and Bernie Taupin | "Your Song"

    S2024 E1 - 4m 1s

    Celebrate the extraordinary talents of Elton John and Bernie Taupin at the 2024 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song concert with their timeless classic, "Your Song". This special video captures the essence of their groundbreaking partnership, showcasing why their music has captivated the world for decades.

  • Joni Mitchell and Friends | "I'm Still Standing": asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Joni Mitchell and Friends | "I'm Still Standing"

    S2024 E1 - 3m 24s

    Joni Mitchell, Annie Lennox, Brandi Carlile and Sista Strings interpret Elton John's classic song "I'm Still Standing" at the 2024 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song concert honoring Elton John and Bernie Taupin at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., March 30, 2024.

  • Elton John and Bernie Taupin: Gershwin Prize| Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Elton John and Bernie Taupin: Gershwin Prize| Preview

    S2024 E1 - 30s

    Artists from across the musical spectrum will join the national library and U.S. leaders to honor the great songwriting duo of Elton John and Bernie Taupin, the 2024 recipients of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The lineup includes Joni Mitchell, Garth Brooks, Brandi Carlile, Annie Lennox, Metallica, Maren Morris, Billy Porter, Charlie Puth and Jacob Lusk of Gabriels.

  • Brandi Carlile | "Skyline Pigeon": asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Brandi Carlile | "Skyline Pigeon"

    S2024 E1 - 3m 44s

    Brandi Carlile performs "Skyline Pigeon" at the 2024 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song concert honoring Elton John and Bernie Taupin at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., March 30, 2024.

  • Elton John and Bernie Taupin: Gershwin Prize | Acceptance Speech: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Elton John and Bernie Taupin: Gershwin Prize | Acceptance Speech

    S2024 E1 - 6m 23s

    In an emotional acceptance speech for the Gershwin Prize, Elton John and Bernie Taupin reflect on their extraordinary journey in music, influenced deeply by American rock and roll, blues, R&B, and more. Both highlight their enduring partnership of over 50 years, emphasizing the magic of their collaboration and the personal transformations they've undergone.

  • Annie Lennox Sings "Border Song": asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Annie Lennox Sings "Border Song"

    S2024 E1 - 3m 48s

    Annie Lennox sings "Border Song" at the 2024 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song concert honoring Elton John and Bernie Taupin at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., March 30, 2024.

  • Elton John Performs "Mona Lisa and Mad Hatters": asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Elton John Performs "Mona Lisa and Mad Hatters"

    S2024 E1 - 5m 4s

    Elton John performs "Mona Lisa and Mad Hatters" at the 2024 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song concert honoring Elton John and Bernie Taupin at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., March 30, 2024.

  • Garth Brooks | "Daniel": asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Garth Brooks | "Daniel"

    S2024 E1 - 3m 57s

    Garth Brooks performs "Daniel" at the 2024 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song concert honoring Elton John and Bernie Taupin at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., March 30, 2024.

  • Metallica | Funeral for a Friend and Love Lies Bleeding: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Metallica | Funeral for a Friend and Love Lies Bleeding

    S2024 E1 - 8m 11s

    From the heart of DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., Metallica burns the house down with a powerful rendition of Elton John's "Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding," marking a historic moment at the 2024 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song concert honoring the legendary Elton John and Bernie Taupin.

  • Brandi Carlile Performs Madman Across the Water: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Brandi Carlile Performs Madman Across the Water

    S2024 E1 - 5m 50s

    Brandi Carlile performs "Madman Across the Water" at the 2024 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song concert honoring Elton John and Bernie Taupin at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., March 30, 2024.

  • Garth Brooks | "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word": asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Garth Brooks | "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word"

    S2024 E1 - 3m 49s

    Garth Brooks performs "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word" at the 2024 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song concert honoring Elton John and Bernie Taupin at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., March 30, 2024.

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