Elton John pays tribute to Liberace at the Emmys

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Recording artist Elton John performs onstage during the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Sir Elton John paid tribute to the late Liberace at the 2013 Emmy Awards on Sunday night in Los Angeles.

To coincide with the Emmy-winning HBO Liberace film "Behind the Candelabra," starring Matt Damon and Michael Douglas, John took the stage to perform "Home Again," a song he said reminded him of Liberace. John said Liberace had always enjoyed being at home.

John joked about not realizing Liberace was gay, and referred to him by his nickname "Lee" before performing "Home Again."

It marked the first time John had performed at the Emmy Awards. "Home Again" will appear on John's upcoming album, "The Diving Board," due out Tuesday.

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