Elton John thanks fans for landmark year in touching Christmas video

Elton John thanks fans for landmark year in touching Christmas video

Elton John expressed his gratitude to his devoted fans as he looked back on his "most successful" year on Christmas Day (25Dec19).

The 72 year old highlight his most recent accomplishments as he wished fans happy holidays via Instagram.

"Merry Christmas everybody, and thank you for making 2019 probably the most successful year of my career," he said. "Wow, at 72 years of age, I'm blown away.

"First of all you have all supported the Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour so well it is breaking box office records everywhere, thank you."

Sir Elton also opened up about the success of his new autobiography, Me, and the hit biopic Rocketman.

"Rocketman came out in the spring and got incredible reviews, and did incredibly well, Thank you," he shared. "Me, my autobiography, came out in the autumn and did incredibly well, thank you."

John also revealed he still "can't believe" he took the top spot on Billboard's 125 artists of all time list, and named the presentation of France's highest civilian award, the Legion d'Honneur, in June (19) as another big highlight of 2019, adding, "I was blown away."

Elton concluded the recap by thanking his devoted followers once more, stating, "But to you guys who are my fans, you've been amazing all year. You have come to the show, you have dressed up, you've come along and had a great time and you've made me feel so happy every time I come on stage."


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