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Sir Elton John abruptly ends his concert in Auckland

“I can’t sing, I have to go!” A tearing Sir Elton John abruptly ends his concert in Auckland and is accompanied by a medic from the stage after being diagnosed with “walking pneumonia”

  • Sir Elton John ended his show in Auckland, New Zealand early on Sunday
  • The 72-year-old told the astonished audience that he “cannot sing” and “must go”
  • Elton shed tears and was accompanied by a doctor from the podium
  • Earlier in the show, the singer revealed his diagnosis of ‘walking pneumonia’

Sir Elton John ended his concert in Auckland, New Zealand early on Sunday.

Bursting in tears, the 72-year-old told the crowd at Mount Smart Stadium that he “cannot sing” and “must go” before being accompanied by a doctor from the stage.

Early in the show, the Tiny Dancer artist revealed that he was diagnosed with ‘walking pneumonia’ – a bacterial virus that affects the upper and lower respiratory tract.

“I can’t sing, I have to go!” A tearing Sir Elton John, 72, ended his concert in Auckland, New Zealand on Sunday and was escorted off the stage

While he was preparing to sing the lyrics to his hit Daniel, an emotional Elton told the audience that he could not continue.

“I have completely lost my voice. I can not sing. I have to go, “he said, before being escorted from the stage by a doctor.

Earlier in the show, Elton revealed to the public that he was diagnosed with ‘walking pneumonia’.

Emotional: Elton shed tears and told the crowd at Mount Smart Stadium that he “cannot sing” and “must go”

Health problems: Earlier in the show, the English singer-songwriter revealed to the public that he was diagnosed with 'walking pneumonia'.

Health problems: Earlier in the show, the English singer-songwriter revealed to the public that he was diagnosed with 'walking pneumonia'.

Health problems: Earlier in the show, the English singer-songwriter revealed to the public that he was diagnosed with ‘walking pneumonia’.

“My voice was shot,” he told his fans before launching his set.

However, he was later checked by a medic and admitted to the crowd that he wasn’t sure how long he could go on.

“I don’t know how long I can sing,” he said. “I just have nothing left. I’ll try, but I just can’t promise anything. ”

“I just have nothing left:” Elton was later checked by a medic and admitted to the crowd that he wasn’t sure how long he could go on

Elton has been en route for his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour in Australia and New Zealand.

He is scheduled to play two additional Auckland shows on Tuesday February 18 and Thursday February 20.

Elton then goes to Townsville in Queensland for a show on Saturday, February 29.

On the road: Elton has been on the road for his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour in Australia and New Zealand

On the road: Elton has been on the road for his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour in Australia and New Zealand

On the road: Elton has been on the road for his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour in Australia and New Zealand

More dates: Elton will play two extra Auckland shows on Tuesday 18 February and Thursday 20 February. Elton then goes to Townsville in Queensland for a show on Saturday, February 29

More dates: Elton will play two more Auckland shows on Tuesday February 18 and Thursday February 20. Elton then goes to Townsville in Queensland for a show on Saturday, February 29

More dates: Elton will play two more Auckland shows on Tuesday February 18 and Thursday February 20. Elton then goes to Townsville in Queensland for a show on Saturday, February 29

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