Elton John and Rolling Stones pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

Taking to social media, Elton issued a statement in which he remembered The Queen's "inspiring presence". "Along with the rest of the nation, I am deeply saddened to hear the news of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth's passing, She was an inspiring presence to be around, and led the country through some of our greatest, and darkest, moments with grace, decency and a genuine caring warmth. Queen Elizabeth has been a huge part of my life from childhood to this day, and I will miss her dearly." Meanwhile, a representative for the Rolling Stones offered a heartfelt message.