Il Divo’s Carlos Marin looks happy and healthy in video before being put into ‘induced coma’ in Manchester

IL DIVO star Carlos Martin has been seen looking seemingly healthy in a social media video just days before he was put into an “induced coma”.

The singer can be seen chatting to his fans while sunbathing by the pool in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, ahead of the final leg of the tour of Il Divo.

A few days before he fell ill, Carlos shared a happy video on his Instagram


A few days before he fell ill, Carlos shared a happy video on his Instagramcredit: Instagram
The star is said to have been taken to the hospital on 8 December and kept in a "Coma"


The star is said to have been taken to the hospital on 8 December and placed in a “coma”.credit: getty

spanish star Carlos, 53, Chatting in selfie videos, they promoted upcoming shows across the UK in Southend, Bournemouth and Brighton.

He spoke enthusiastically about the performance – later sharing a video clip of the baritone showing off on stage with his bandmates and looking healthy.

“Hello everyone – so we’re here at Maspalomas, and tonight is the first day of the tour,” Carlos told his fans before the packed-out show.

Hours before Carlos once again promoted the Brighton show on social media, it began shortly after touching down in the UK on 4 December.


“Here we are in Brighton doing our fourth part of the UK Il Divo Christmas Tour,” he smiled to his followers. “Beautiful Christmas songs. Don’t miss it!”

Carlos and his bandmates – Urs Bühler, David Miller, and Sebastian Izambaard – went to perform in Bath two days after being unwell.

The star is now in an induced coma after reportedly being taken to hospital in Manchester, which has led to the postponement of all Il Divo shows until 2022.

Today, his bandmates said they were “hoping and praying” for Carlos’ recovery as he remains in a strict surveillance unit at Manchester Royal Hospital.


Il Divo wrote on Twitter: “Our dear friend and partner, Carlos, is in hospital. We are hoping and praying for a speedy recovery.”

spanish newspaper El Espanol It turns out that Carlos is stable despite his “oxygen compromised”, which has led to him being placed in the ICU.

This comes as the group reveals that they will postpone all future tour dates while Carlos recovers from his mysterious illness.

In a statement, he said: “Unfortunately, due to illness, the remaining dates of Il Divo’s December 2021 UK tour have been postponed until December 2022.

“Il Divo is deeply sorry to our fans, but look forward to getting back on the road in the new year and seeing you all by next Christmas.”


Il Divo, widely credited for the growing popularity of opera pop – or popera – has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide.

They were due a show in Lisbon and another show in La Corua Spain, which has been postponed until July 15, 2022.

Baritone Marin has been a part of Il Divo since 2003, with the group having sold over 30 million copies of their albums worldwide.

The group pioneered operatic pop and their live concerts have sold over two million tickets worldwide.

Their debut album was a global hit, selling five million copies in less than a year.

Carlos and Il Divo have toured the world since the band's formation in 2003.


Carlos and Il Divo have toured the world since the band’s formation in Getty – Contributor


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