Elton is ''charging to his first Australian No. 1 album since the '80s,'' says Billboard.
Elton recently told Matt Everitt that he hadn't planned to make music when Covid lockdowns went into effect.
On Monday morning, Elton and Dua Lipa appeared on Breakfast With Greg James.
Elton's Songs From The West Coast album was released 20 years ago this month.
A spider which is said to resemble Elton has won fans on a Facebook page for arachnid enthusiasts, the Daily Mail has reported.