Who is Nikita in Elton John song?

Who is Nikita in Elton John song?

Elton John

Where was Elton John’s Nikita?

The video was filmed in the United Kingdom. Elton John, Bernie Taupin and Big Pig Music were accused of plagiarism by South African photographer and songwriter Guy Hobbs.

Who is Nikka Costa married to?

Justin Stanleym. 1992
Nikka Costa/Spouse
She married Australian producer/songwriter Justin Stanley and moved to his country. (Costa and Stanley now have a daughter named Sugar McQueen.) While in Australia, Costa began writing her own songs and formed a “happy funk” band called Little Mona & the Shag Daddies, which broke up after four gigs in Sydney.

What inspired Elton John to write Nikita?

A songwriter named Guy Hobbs sued Elton in April 2012, claiming that he wrote a song called “Natasha” in 1982 about a Western man falling for a Russian woman that worked on a cruise ship during the Cold War. He alleged that Elton stole his lyrics three years later for this song.

What year was the song Nikita from Elton John released?


What nationality is Nikka Costa?

Nikka Costa/Nationality

How old is Nikka Costa?

49 years (June 4, 1972)
Nikka Costa/Age

How do Elton and Bernie split royalties?

That means everyone will have a piece of a 100% royalty pie. One industry practice says the music is worth 50% (chords, melody, arrangement, etc.) and the lyrics are worth 50%. Elton John and Bernie Taupin are good examples: Elton writes the music (50%) and Bernie writes the lyrics (50%).

What does Nikita mean?

Nikita (Russian: Никита [nʲɪˈkʲitə]) is a common name in Eastern Europe and Greece. The name is derived from the Greek Nicetas ( Νικήτας , meaning ‘victor’). The Greek name entered Slavic onomastics by way of the veneration of Saint Nicetas the Goth (died 372) in the Russian Orthodox Church.

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