Elton John Receives the highest French Award. In the United Kingdom, he has been knighted before and soon Elton John will also receive a prestigious award in France.
According to the reports, the singer may receive the Legion of Honour on Thursday from President Emmanuel Macron.
After his concert at the AccorHotels Arena on Thursday,
the British singer has to visit Friday at the Élysée Palace where the award ceremony will take place.
According to the French president, Sir Elton is “a piano virtuoso,
melodic genius and a true showman” and someone who “dared to come out as one of the first artists in the business and has meant a lot to the LGBT community. “
The Legion of Honour, fully the National Order of the Legion of Honor,
the highest and most prestigious French award that can be awarded to a citizen.