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Yesterday night, Elton was hosting the iHeart Radio’s coronavirus benefit concert.

Elton introduced the show with a heartfelt message for viewers, recorded in his personal residence — just like all of the star-studded performances from the all-star slate of entertainers who sang their biggest and most beloved hits from the comfort of their homes.


“Here we are, all together at home. You’ve got your family and loved ones. I’m keeping mine close too. We’re taking care of one another, looking out for each other, doing what we can during this crisis,” John shared. “There’s a lot of grief out there. Uncertainty and fear. But let me tell you what’s going to keep us together. All the goodness that’s still happening in this world.”

But Elton was so moved with Alicia Keys’ opening acoustic piano number to kick off “The iHeart Living Room Concert for America” Sunday night that he wanted to sing his own song.

Problem is that Elton, is self-isolating at a house not built for concerts, even home concerts.

“I have to be quarantined in the only house I have ever been in without a piano,” John said from a table in a lavishly decorated home.

Fortunately, Elton served as master of ceremonies as other performers sang in the concert that was live-streamed online and aired on Fox.

Elton closes iHeart the concert with ‘Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me’.

He explained the keyboard belonged to his sons, who take lessons on it, and made sure to clarify, “I don’t normally play a keyboard like this.”

As the end credits rolled, Elton left viewers with something to look forward to, saying: “When this is all over and done with, I’ll be out there playing for you again.”