August 2018 saw Elton named as the most successful male solo artist in Billboard Hot 100 chart history, having logged 67 entries, including nine No. 1s and 27 Top 10s. Elton's ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour started in September 2018 and will encompass 5 continents, and over 350 dates. This 3-year-long tour marks his retirement from touring after more than 50 years on the road and was named Billboard's Top Rock Tour of 2019. To date, Elton has delivered more than 4,000 performances in more than 80 countries.
2019 saw the release of 'Rocketman', an Oscar and Golden Globe winning epic fantasy musical motion picture of his life, and his critically acclaimed autobiography ‘Me’, a global bestseller. The Elton John AIDS Foundation is one of the leading non-profit HIV/AIDS organisations and has raised over $450 million in the global fight against HIV/AIDS.