Sunday 20 January 2019

Sir Elton John ‘to retire from touring’

He is reportedly set to call time on his long touring career.

Graham Norton Show – London
Graham Norton Show – London
BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park – London

By Lucy Mapstone and Joe Nerssessian, Press Association

Sir Elton John is to retire from touring after almost 50 years.

The 70-year-old hitmaker will make the announcement on Wednesday evening, according to the Daily Mirror.

Graham Norton Show – London

The announcement comes less than a year after Sir Elton was forced to cancel a series of shows when he contracted a bacterial infection.

He became “violently ill” during a flight home from Santiago, Chile, and was admitted to hospital where he spent two nights in intensive care.

Following his return home, he had to cancel the May and April dates in his Las Vegas residency.

Press Association

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