Elton John has been honoured with one of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's top accolades for his pioneering work aimed at stamping out AIDS.

The British rocker was presented with the Philadelphia City of Brotherly Love Award yesterday (04JUL05) after jetting to the city from London, where he performed at the Live 8 show there on Saturday (02JUL05).

Elton also has a street in the city named after him.

05/07/2005 09:09