HBO’s Behind The Candelabra will be front and center during the Primetime Emmys on September 22. Elton John will make his first appearance at awards show, performing to pay tribute to Liberace, the subject of Steven Soderbergh’s biopic that has earned 15 nominations. Nominees Michael Douglas, who played Liberace in the movie, and co-star Matt Damon were already announced as presenters for the ceremony, which will air live on CBS with Neil Patrick Harris hosting. John’s latest album, produced by T Bone Burnett, will be released September 24.
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