Elton John Receives the highest french civilian award, the ledion d'honneur
British songwriter, Elton John was recently awarded the Legion D'Honneur whilst he was in France during his farewell tour.
He was awarded the award by French President Emmanuel Macron during a ceremony.
Elton John is a 72-year-old from Pinner, Middlesex, England.
He was named as a "melodic genius" by President Macron's office.
During his acceptance speech, he mentioned his battle with aids and said;
''Like music, the fights against AIDS has been my passion for many years."
Elton John has already received many awards in his time including a Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II, which made him Sir Elton John.