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Elton John's Tour Promoters Speak Out After Singer Tearfully Cancels Show Halfway Through

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Tour promoters for Sir Elton John have confirmed the singer fully intends to go ahead with the rest of the dates on the current leg of his world tour, after having to cut a performance short due to ill health. Over the weekend, the singer broke down in tears in the middle of a show in New Zealand and had to be escorted off stage to a standing ovation, hours after bein diagnosed with “walking pneumonia”. Posting on Instagram, he explained: “I was diagnosed with walking pneumonia earlier today, but I was determined to give you the best show humanly possible. “I played and sang my heart out...
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Sir Elton John stopped a gig midway through after 'completely' losing his voice

Sir Elton John stopped a gig midway through after 'completely' losing his voice

1 month ago   |   By Music News

The 'I'm Still Standing' hitmaker was performing at Auckland's Mount Smart Stadium on Sunday night when he told fans he had to leave the stage.
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What Is Walking Pneumonia And What Are The Signs?

What Is Walking Pneumonia And What Are The Signs?

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Sir Elton John cut his New Zealand concert short this weekend after losing his voice - the tearful 72-year-old told fans he'd been diagnosed with walking pneumonia just hours before the gig. But what is walking pneumonia? And how can you tell you have it? The term is an informal name given to a less severe form of pneumonia that doesn't usually require bed rest or hospitalisation - hence the ‘walking' part. Professor James Chalmers, British Lung Foundation chair, tells HuffPost UK: “Walking pneumonia is not a term we use in the UK but it is often used in the US or Australia. Here we would...
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Trooper Sir Elton John still plans to complete New Zealand shows after stopping gig due to pneumonia

Trooper Sir Elton John still plans to complete New Zealand shows after stopping gig due to pneumonia

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Elton John is said to be charging ahead with his shows
Sir Elton John is not only still standing but he's planning to continue with his scheduled New Zealand shows, despite being forced to cut his Auckland show on Sunday due to coming down with a case of ‘walking pneumonia'.
The musical legend sobbed as he walked off stage midway through the concert after being tended to by paramedics at Mount Smart Stadium over the weekend.
‘I'm sorry, so very sorry,' the distraught 72-year-old told the crowd. ‘My voice is shot.'
The Tiny Dancer singer covered his face and cried as the audience cheered...
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