Elton John and his band have announced their return to Belfast for the first time since June 2007. John, one of the most successful live artists of the past five decades, will play the Odyssey Arena on Thursday 7th June.

Elton John has amassed 35 gold and 25 platinum albums worldwide, as well 29 consecutive top 40 hits, selling an amazing 250 million records across the globe.

On October 8th last, Elton performed his 3000th live concert since he began touring in 1969.

Tickets for the show are on sale at 9am on Thursday 2nd February.