'Rocket Man' receives lifetime award
- Published: 3 Oct 2013 at 21.27
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The Rockefeller Foundation announced on Thursday that it has selected British pop and rock legend Elton John to be the recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award, recognising his steadfast efforts to combat HIV and Aids.
Elton John performs onstage during the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre LA Live on Sept 22, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Getty Images/AFP photo)
The award will be bestowed on Oct 30 in Washington DC, at the foundation's centennial year anniversary.
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