Entertainment Shakira postpones European tour due to vocal cord haemorrhage

18:54  14 november  2017
18:54  14 november  2017 Source:   BANG Showbiz

Shakira postpones tour dates due to vocal cord issues

  Shakira postpones tour dates due to vocal cord issues Shakira has been forced to postpone the European dates of her world tour until 2018 due to vocal issues. The Hips Don't Lie singer was due to kick off her El Dorado World Tour in Cologne, Germany earlier in November (17) but she had to postpone several dates due to "strained vocal cords" but was hoping to get back on the road by Wednesday (16Nov17). However, Shakira has now revealed she has a haemorrhage on her right vocal cord and, even though she had been on vocal rest, she still hasn't recovered, and will be postponing her forthcoming gigs. In a lengthy Instagram post, the star confessed to her fans that the past few days have been "some of the hardest of my career" and her "nightmare continues" while she battles her health issues. "It pains me not to be able to sing this month, for those have done even the impossible to get tickets and accompany me throughout different countries of Europe," she wrote. "In all the years I've been singing, I've never been faced with a situation like this. As such, and with a heavy heart, I must that I find myself obliged to postpone my European tour until 2018, to allow my body several necessary weeks, dedicated to my complete recovery." The 40-year-old thanked her fans for understanding and said that she will always remember those who have been supportive. "I hope to overcome this difficult trial and to return to the stage as soon as possible, to once again hear your voices singing along with mine," she continued. It is not known when the European leg will take place in 2018. The North American trek is scheduled to begin on 9 January in Orlando, Florida.

Shakira is postponing her European tour until next year after suffering a vocal cord hemorrhage .

Shakira is postponing her European tour after suffering a vocal cord hemorrhage . Shakira this year released her 11th album, "El Dorado," and her European tour this winter was due to hit Paris, Amsterdam, Madrid, Lisbon, Barcelona, Munich, Milan and Zurich, among other cities.

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Shakira has postponed the European leg of her 'El Dorado World Tour' after suffering a haemorrhage in her vocal cord.

The 40-year-old singer was due start her tour in Germany last Wednesday (08.11.17), but was forced to pull out of the opening show to avoid further damaging her voice.

She was hoping to make a full recovery ahead of her next scheduled concert in Paris on November 10, however, on Monday (13.11.17) she issued a statement revealing the extent of the damage to her right vocal cord, whilst apologising to her fans, children and team not being able to perform for them.

The 'Hips Don't Lie' hitmaker has now decided to reschedule the run until 2018 on doctor's advice.

Shakira postpones further shows after straining vocal cords

  Shakira postpones further shows after straining vocal cords Shakira's 'El Dorado World Tour' has been pushed back again as the singer has postponed further shows due to straining her vocal cords.Shakira has been forced to postpone further dates of her 'El Dorado World Tour' after straining her vocal cords.

14 (UPI) -- Shakira is postponing her European tour due to lingering complications from a vocal chord hemorrhage . Shakira explained in a lengthy post on Twitter that she "suffered a hemorrhage " on her right vocal chord in October.

Shakira is postponing her European tour after suffering a vocal cord hemorrhage . Shakira this year released her 11th album, "El Dorado," and her European tour this winter was due to hit Paris, Amsterdam, Madrid, Lisbon, Barcelona, Munich, Milan and Zurich, among other cities.

In a lengthy note to her followers posted on Instagram, she wrote: "To my friend and fans, for the last five months I've been wholly dedicated to preparing my El Dorado World Tour.

"However, these past few days, just before my first concerts, have been the hardest of my career. At the end of July I went for a routine checkup, before starting to design this tour and my doctor confirmed that my vocal cords were in perfect condition.

"Towards the end of October though, in the home stretch of my rehearsals, I felt a strange hoarseness that impeded my singing.

"The doctors, upon examination, detected that I had suffered a hemorrhage on my right vocal cord. I then went on vocal rest as recommended by the specialists in an attempt to recover in time for my first show in Cologne.

Shakira postpones German concert after straining vocal cords

  Shakira postpones German concert after straining vocal cords Shakira has been forced to pull out of her the opening concert of her 'El Dorado World Tour' in Koln, Germany on Wednesday (08.11.170 after damaging her vocal cords.Shakira has postponed the first night of her tour on "doctor's orders" after "straining her vocal cords" in rehearsals.

Shakira has postponed her El Dorado World Tour until 2018 after suffering a hemorrhage on her right vocal cord . Her news comes after a slew of canceled dates over the past week due to “ vocal rest.” Shakira ’s full message, which was posted in Spanish and English, is below

The doctors, upon examination, detected that I had suffered a hemorrhage on my right vocal cord ," the "Bicicleta" singer told her 43.9 million fans. As such, and with a heavy heart, I must announce that I find myself obliged to postpone my European tour until 2018, to allow my body several necessary

"Unfortunately the hemorrhage doesn't appear to have reabsorbed and my nightmare continues. At the moment I find myself in a difficult battle as I try to fully recover.

"It pains me not to be able to sing this month, for those have done even the impossible to get tickets and accompany me throughout the different countries of Europe.

"For my team of 60 plus people who have worked day and night until the last day to help me put together the best show of my artistic career, and who, like myself, are anxious to begin this tour.

"For my kids who were excited to see their mom in concert as soon as possible. And above all, of my fans, who have always been by my side through the good and the bad, and who deserve the best of me.

"In all the years I've been singing, I've never been faced with situation like this. As such, and with a heavy heart, I must announce that I find myself obliged to postpone my European tour until 2018, to allow my body several necessary weeks, dedicated to my complete recovery.

"Thanks to my fans throughout the world for their understanding and loyalty, for all the encouraging messages and affection they've transmitted to me, and for their prayers.

"I hope to overcome this difficult trial and to return to the stage as soon as possible, to once again hear your voices singing along with mine.

"I love all of you very much and I will always remember those who have been by my side during this time, offering their friendship and affection. Shakira (sic)"

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