He was scheduled to perform at the Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and Bakersfield, California on May 6th.
In a statement, the singer of Rocket Man and Daniel explained that he had become seriously ill during a flight from Chile and heading for his native country – the United Kingdom.
“I am so fortunate to have the most incredible and loyal fans and apologise for disappointing them. I am extremely grateful to the medical team for their excellence in looking after me so well,”
Upon his arrival, he went to the hospital where he stayed for two days to receive care.
The 70-year-old singer should recover completely. He hopes to return on stage on June 3, in Twickenham, England.