In a momentous announcement that has stirred the hearts of music lovers worldwide, British icon Engelbert Humperdinck has revealed his plans for a grand farewell tour in May 2024. The legendary singer, whose illustrious career spans over five decades, is set to grace the stages of all Australian major capital cities for his final performances. Fans can expect a spectacular set list brimming with his greatest hits and beloved classics, promising a series of unforgettable nights.
With a staggering record of over 140 million albums sold, including 65 gold and 35 platinum records, Engelbert Humperdinck’s achievements in the music industry are nothing short of extraordinary. His accolades include four Grammy nominations, a Golden Globe, and coveted stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Las Vegas Walk of Fame, and Leicester Walk of Fame. His universal appeal has seen him perform for dignitaries such as the Queen, several presidents, and numerous heads of state.
Engelbert’s versatility as an artist is evident in his wide-ranging repertoire, which includes romantic ballads, movie theme songs, disco, rock, and even gospel. His distinctive voice has won the hearts of millions across the globe, but it’s not just his musical talent that endears him to fans. His charming sense of humor and self-deprecating wit have also played a significant role in connecting with a younger audience, as evidenced by the soaring numbers on his YouTube music videos and social media platforms.
Rising to fame alongside The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, Engelbert quickly became a global sensation. His friendship with Elvis Presley is well-documented, with the two legends often performing each other’s songs. His chart-topping single ‘Release Me’ entered the Guinness Book of Records for its 56 consecutive weeks on the charts and was No. 1 in 11 countries. Engelbert’s passion for performing has never waned, as seen in his constant touring and joy in every stage appearance.
Engelbert’s timeless music continues to resonate with audiences of all ages, evoking a range of emotions and memories. His hit song ‘A Man Without Love’ recently featured in Marvel’s ‘Moon Knight’ Disney+ Series, and his tracks have appeared in Sony Pictures’ ‘Bullet Train’ and Netflix’s ‘Umbrella Academy’.
Last year, Engelbert’s contributions to music and charity were recognized with the prestigious Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE), presented by Princess Anne.
The recent release of the documentary ‘Engelbert Humperdinck: The Legend Continues’ offers an intimate look into the life of this musical giant. Directed by Steven Murray, the film provides unprecedented access to Engelbert, his family, friends, and associates. Shot across two continents, it presents a heartwarming narrative that reveals the man behind the music.
As Engelbert Humperdinck prepares for his final tour, fans can anticipate a magical evening filled with iconic songs and an unmatched stage presence. This tour is not just a farewell; it’s a celebration of a legendary career that has touched the hearts of millions around the world.
ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK TOUR DATES 2024:
Tuesday 14th May
QPAC, Brisbane QLD
Thursday 16th May
The Star, Gold Coast, QLD
Saturday 18th May
Her Majesty’s Theatre, Adelaide SA
Monday 20th May
Sydney Opera House, Sydney NSW
Thursday 23rd May
Hamer Hall, Melbourne VIC
Saturday 25th May
Riverside Theatre – PCEC, Perth WA
Mellen Events pre-sale:
Tuesday 5th December 10.00am local time to Friday 8th December 9.00am local time
Venue & Ticketing Agent pre-sale:
Tuesday 5th December 10.00am to Friday 8th December 9.00am local time
General Public on-sale:
Friday 8th December 10.00am local time