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'First Time Ever': Elton John And Bernie Taupin Make History At The Globes

They've been friends for over five decades but songwriting legends Elton John and Bernie Taupin just reached an important milestone.

The pair were nominated for the original song they wrote for 'Rocketman', the biopic starring Taron Egerton that told the beautiful story of their unique friendship.

Elton and Bernie won the Globe for 'I'm Gonna Love Me Again', beating out films including 'The Lion King', 'Cats' and 'Frozen II'.

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But the most surprising news was that the pair have never shared an award together until now -- especially seeing as they wrote hits like 'Bennie and the Jets', 'Candle in the Wind' and 'Daniel' together.

"One of the most emotional moments of my life," John said of creating the movie with his friend, confidant and collaborator.

"First time I've ever won an award with him. We never won a Grammy!"

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Bernie began the acceptance speech by saying it was "really sweet" that they'd won for this particular song.

"It's not just about a song we wrote for the movie," he said, adding, "it's a relationship that doesn't happen very much in this town.

"It's a 52-year-old marriage," he said.

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Elton is attending the Globes in the middle of his Goodbye Yellow Brick Road farewell tour of Australia and New Zealand.

The crocodile rocker will be back tomorrow, Jan 7, to play the Qudos Arena in Sydney followed by dates in the Hunter Valley, Brisbane, Bathurst, Melbourne and more.

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