Elton John had successfully finished a tour in South America where he contracted a "harmful and unusual bacterial infection." As he was returning home to the UK from Santiago, Chile, the singer-songwriter began to feel sick and once hitting the ground.

Sir Elton John was admitted to the hospital by his medical team and put into Intensive Care to remove an infection that was "rare and potentially deadly." The name of the infection was not released in the statement.

The condition of the singer causes cancellation

After two days of hospitalized care and extended stay, the famed singer gave a statement upon his release on Saturday, April 22 for his upcoming shows.

He announced that he would be withdrawing from the rest of the shows that were taking place in the rest of April and all throughout the month of May.

All the shows within The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and the one in Bakersfield, California on May 6. The series of shows were part of the Million Dollar Piano show which is widely famous since it was debut in 2011.

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Elton John's medical team say the infection was treated and he is scheduled for a speedy recovery. He is hoped to make his comeback to his tour on Saturday, June 3, returning to a stage in Twickenham, England was announced on Monday. Where John also added, "I am so fortunate to have the most incredible and loyal fans and apologize for disappointing them. I am extremely grateful to the medical team for their excellence in looking after me so well."

However, this has not been the first time Elton John has became ill while on tour or during a performance.

In 2010, during the Cricket Wireless (renamed Mattress Firm Amphitheatre) in San Francisco, California, Elton John had begun to suffer from some intestinal problems.

The amount of discomfort that caused the beloved and respected performer to leave the stage within 40 minutes of performing, giving the crowd an apology for his departure and the interruption of the show many were waiting for.

"I'm sorry for the inconvenience guys. But I had a stomach virus earlier this week and had to postpone a show in Tucson. I'll be back in a few minutes. I'm so sorry." And he returned to stage moments later and gave the audience what they had paid for and more with an amazing performance.

Now Sir Elton John is expected to make a full recovery and is currently "comfortably resting at home per doctor's advice."