Elton John has cancelled two tour dates to attend Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding

By Ainhoa Barcelona

Sir Elton John has made his priorities clear - and they make sense to us! The singer has cancelled two concerts in Las Vegas in order to attend the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Due to perform at The Collosseum at Caesars Palace on May 18 and 19th, the "Tiny Dancer" singer has scrapped the two dates. A close friend of the royals, Elton is likely to be in the UK that Saturday for Harry and Meghan's big day. Whether he'll belt out a few tunes at the reception remains to be seen, but he's very likely to at least be a guest at St George's Chapel in Windsor.

The 70-year-old chart-topper has previously said he would love to attend Harry's wedding, but was waiting for the invites to be sent. Speaking to The Sun last month, he revealed: "I don't know. I haven't even been – no one's been asked. I'm playing in Vegas so I don't know what's going to happen. It will be nice because I love him very dearly."

Elton has cancelled two dates over the royal wedding weekend

Elton was a dear friend to Harry's late mother, Princess Diana, and famously sang Candle in the Wind at her funeral in 1997 at Westminster Abbey. He remained friends with Harry and Prince William, and was invited to Prince William and Kate's royal wedding in 2011, which also took place at the famed Abbey.

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The singer and groom-to-be Harry spent part of last summer together. Elton recently revealed on Lorraine: "I spent some time with him in Sicily last summer and I could tell that he was totally in love, and he didn't really discuss much personally but he said, 'I'm in love' and I thought, 'Good for you'."

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Speaking about how Princess Diana would have been proud of William and Harry, he added: "She was just loved by people because she had that great ability that her son, Prince Harry, has inherited, where she could walk into a room and make people feel at ease. She was very much loved. I loved her because she did so much for Aids and she was a great friend to me. We had our fallings-out but we reconciled at the end… She would be proud of her boys."

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