Sir Elton John wrapped up his final European tour with a moving two-hour show in Stockholm on Saturday night, marking the end of his illustrious fifty-year career, which has brought audiences around the world played countless performances.
this after all “Playing for you guys is my lifeline, you guys are absolutely great,” the 76-year-old singer told his fans, praising his band, “They are unbelievable. I tell you, they are the best ,the best.”
Coldplay performed in Sweden that day and played a pre-recorded tribute to the music icon. “To all the bands and artists you’ve helped and inspired, we love you so much,” frontman Chris Martin said.
“We are so grateful for everything you do for the AIDS Foundation, whenever you are kind to anyone.”
The music icon’s final show kicked off with “Benny and the Jets,” featuring some of his most famous hits from the past five years. The concert ended with the legendary track “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road”.
His Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour, which began in 2018, has amassed more than 6 million fans and was named the first tour to surpass $900 million in ticket sales by Billboard magazine.
The singer-songwriter made headlines last month when she made her Glastonbury festival debut.