2022’s Best Farewell Tours: Elton John & Other Music Legends’ Last Concerts By: Paige Kindlick 1 of 7 2022’s Best Farewell Tours: Elton John & More Greg Allen/Invision/AP/Shutterst While being a rock star is a full-time job, touring is one tough gig. So it’s no surprise that even music’s biggest stars eventually decide to retire from the stage. That doesn’t mean these A-listers are going out with a whimper. In fact, stars make sure their farewell tours are the biggest spectacles around. Fans flocked from everywhere to attend Elton John’s final U.S. tour, seen here at Madison Square Garden in Feb. 2022. He played his last show on Nov. 20, 2022, returning to LA’s Dodgers Stadium for an unforgettable show. Ready to see what other stars took their final bow in 2022? Learn about all of this year’s best farewell tours right here. December 12, 2022, 10:43AM 2 of 7 KISS EPA-EFE/Shutterstock KISS of death! After decades of rocking out, KISS decided it was time for their final tour in 2019.. and it’s been an ongoing project. This year they continued to play shows on their End Of The Road farewell tour. Making sure to go out in a blaze, lead Gene Simmons announced the group was set to play another 100 dates before taking their final bow, during a June 2022 interview. Here, Gene, Tommy Thayer and Paul Stanley (left to right) can be seen here on June 16, 2022, at the Copenhell heavy metal festival in Copenhagen, Denmark. December 12, 2022, 10:43AM 3 of 7 Daddy Yankee Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP/Shutte Daddy Yankee’s La Ultima Vuelta (The Last Round) worldwide tour may be his last hurrah, but the party won’t be stopping until the very end. The 89-date show kicked off in Spain on July 16, 2022 and officially wraps January 8, 2023 in his native Puerto Rico. The “Gasolina” hitmaker is seen here at the Allstate Arena, in Rosemont, Illinois on Sep. 4, 2022. December 12, 2022, 10:45AM 4 of 7 Foreigner Larry Marano/Shutterstock English-American arena rockers Foreigner announced their farewell tour on On November 14, 2022. The “Cold As Ice” crooners will officially hit the road in 2023 and the tour will conclude in 2024. Guitarist Mick Jones explained why they came to the decision to Billboard. “Foreigner is a completely revitalized band with a whole new energy that has won the hearts of our fans all over the world, and I want to go out while the band is still at the top of its game,” the 77-year-old rocker said. “I had the idea that was to become Foreigner back in 1974, and I was 30 years old at the time. By the end of our farewell tour, over 50 years will have passed, and that’s a long time to be on the road.” Here, Foreigner’s Michael Bluestein, Kelly Hansen, Chris Frazier, and Jeff Pilson perform at The Coconut Creek Casino in Coconut Creek, Florida on Nov. 16, 2022, days after their big announcement. December 12, 2022, 10:47AM 5 of 7 The Judds Tammie Arroyo/Shutterstock The Judds’ Final Tour was announced in Apr. 2022. but tragically never happened. Just weeks after the tour announcement, mom Naomi Judd took her own life. While the farewell tour couldn’t take place, there were some special tributes to Naomi. Wynnona (right) and Ashley McBride teamed up for Love is Alive, The Final Concert in Murfreesboro, Tennessee on Nov. 3, 2022. The Judds were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in May 2022. Wynonna says she will tour under the banner of The Judds to carry on her mother’s legacy December 12, 2022, 10:47AM 6 of 7 Wisin y Yandel Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP/Shutte Reggaeton duo Wisin y Yandel announced La Ultima Misión tour in Mar. 2022, along with news of a final album. The “Vapor” singers are seen here in May 2022. December 12, 2022, 10:48AM 7 of 7 The B-52s Ian Halperin/UPI/Shutterstock Post-punk groovers The B-52s announced the band’s retirement in April 2022. The “Love Shack” hitmakers were supported by 70s chart-toppers KC and the Sunshine Band. The tour began on August 11, 2022 and was extended to January 2023, due to illness. Here, they’re seen during KAABOO Texas festival on May 12, 2019. December 12, 2022, 10:49AM Click to Subscribe to Get Our Free HollywoodLife Daily Newsletter to get the hottest celeb news.