Elton’s cover version of The Show Must Go On – a tribute to the late Freddie Mercury – was included on the Queen CD, titled Greatest Hits Vol. 3. The album released November 9, 1999.
Rosie O’Donnell has produced a seasonal album, A Rosie Christmas, featuring duet with Elton (White Christmas), Billy Joel (Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas), and others.
Released by Columbia Records November 2, 1999. The ABC Television Network will air an hour-long A Rosie Christmas holiday special on December 5, 1999. Proceeds from the album will be donated to the For All Kids Foundation, founded by Rosie.
The 10th Anniversary Commemorative Edition of For Our Children released October 19, 1999. The album – benefiting the Elizabeth Glazier Paediatric AIDS Foundation – contains the track The Pacifier by Elton, as well as songs by other artists. The song was on an earlier CD from the Disney series in 1993.
The official Elton John Aids Foundation Christmas Cards for 1999 are available. They are available in two designs. Cards come in packs of 8 with snowflake envelopes, and are 15 cm x 15 cm.
The 2nd annual gathering of the world’s reigning vocal divas, known as VH1 DIVAS LIVE 99 – this year starring Whitney Houston, Tina Turner, Elton, Brandy, Cher, Mary J. Blige, Faith Hill, LeAnn Rimes, and Chaka Khan – was scheduled for November 2, 1999, release on Arista (07822-14604-2). The CD/Cassette/Video contains The Bitch Is Back and Proud Mary performed by Elton and Tina Turner, as well as Elton’s I’m Still Standing performance plus 10 more tracks.
Sting‘s guitarist, Dominic Miller, has recorded a instrumental version of The Last Song for his solo album, Second Nature, released at the end of October 1999.