In his career spanning four decades, Elton John has sold more than 250 million records, making him one of the most commercially successful artists of all time. His single "Candle in the Wind 1997" has sold over 33 million copies worldwide, and is the best selling single in the history of the UK Singles Chart and the US Billboard Hot 100.
He has more than 50 Top 40 hits, including seven consecutive No. 1 US albums, 56 Top 40 singles, 16 Top 10, four No. 2 hits, and nine No. 1 hits.
He has won six Grammy Awards, four Brit Awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a Tony Award.
In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked him Number 49 on its list of the 100 greatest artists of all time.
Filmed in Rio de Janeiro, this concert recording displays Elton John's extraordinary stage presence and talent! Featuring many of his greatest hits, this disc is an essential piece for the collection of any true fan!