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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Sir Elton John and Taron Egerton perform onstage during the 27th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party sponsored by IMDb and Neuro Drinks celebrating EJAF and the 91st Academy Awards on February 24, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for EJAF)

The Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party is always one of the biggest events during the Oscars. This year’s party was no exception thanks to a very special performance.

Sir Elton was joined on stage by Taron Egerton, the actor who portrays him in the upcoming film Rocketman. The two performed the classic “Tiny Dancer” together, and it caused nearly every cell phone in the party to come out and capture the moment.

The official trailer for Rocketman was released last week where it was revealed Egerton will be singing in the film, instead of lipsyncing to John’s recorded vocals.

Producer Giles Martin said in a recent promotional clip, “Elton said, ‘I don’t think I’ve heard anyone sing my songs better than Taron.’ And the great thing about Elton is that he wants Taron’s interpretations of his songs.”

Rocketman hits theaters May 31.

Rocketman (2019) - Official Trailer - Paramount Pictures

The only way to tell his story is to live his fantasy. ✨ Taron Egerton is Elton John in #Rocketman, in theatres May 31. Watch the new trailer now! ROCKETMAN is an epic musical fantasy about the uncensored human story of Elton John's breakthrough years, starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden and Bryce Dallas Howard.

Erica Banas is rock/classic rock news blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice.