British performer, pianist, and composer Sir Elton John is one of the most highly acclaimed and successful solo artists of all time. During his career, Elton has achieved 1 diamond, 32 platinum or multi-platinum, and 21 gold albums. He has sold more than 300 million records worldwide and won 6 Grammy Awards (one of which was the Grammy Legend Award). Elton holds the record for the biggest-selling single of all time, which sold over 33 million copies. Thanks to these record numbers, the artist still holds the third place in the chart of the most successful artists in the world.