Variety reports: “Pop-rock star Elton John has teamed with Google’s YouTube for a worldwide search to find up-and-coming creative talent to make music videos for three of the singer’s classic songs. ‘Elton John: The Cut’ will launch on Dec. 12, 2016, with entries officially opening to the public on Jan. 9, 2017 (with submissions due by Jan 23). A panel of judges will select winners to create videos for John’s ‘Rocket Man,’ ‘Tiny Dancer’ and ‘Bennie and the Jets.’More info on the contest is available at The competition for each song will feature different artistic elements: submissions for ‘Rocket Man’ will feature animation; ‘Tiny Dancer’ will be live-action; and ‘Bennie and the Jets’ will feature choreography.”

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