Michael put on a star-studded charity show in London on
Sunday night to raise money for Sir Elton John's Aids
took to the stage at the Royal Opera House for the black tie
event in the British capital in front of celebrity guests
including Kylie Minogue, Melanie Chisholm, funnyman David
Walliams and the Rocket Man himself.
started the performance 40 minutes late, but received
rapturous applause from the audience when he finally started
the show, and during the concert he thrilled Sir Elton by
playing a cover of one of his songs.
George couldn't resist poking fun at the veteran star,
telling the crowd, "This next song was written by
someone I hope has made it in here already - Elton. It's a
song he wrote in the late '70s and it's about an ageing pop
star. Funny that."
from the event will go to Sir Elton's Aids Foundation and
the Elizabeth Taylor Memorial Fund, which the star created
in honour of the late Hollywood veteran.