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Adele cancels another round of U.S. tour dates

October 4, 2011 |  7:47 pm


Never mind, ticket holders, you'll have to find someone like Adele. Thanks to a throat condition, the British songstress has had to cancel yet another round of U.S. tour dates.

Adele, the 23-year-old phenom who owned U.S. Billboard charts this past summer with her second album and lead single "Rollin' in the Deep," announced Tuesday that a hemorrhaged vocal cord had benched her.

"Singing is literally my life, its my hobbie, my love, my freedom and now my job. I have absolutely no choice but to recuperate properly and fully, or I risk damaging my voice forever," she said in a statement

A lengthy recuperation has been advised, forcing Adele to miss engagements in cities, including Miami and Austin, Texas. Those dates were postponed from a previous booking in June, also canceled.

The Ministry was lucky enough to catch the singer at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in August. Here's wishing Adele a speedy recovery, loaded with her favorite comfort food, "Basketball Wives."


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Photo: Adele at the MTV Video Music Awards in L.A. on Aug. 28. Credit: Matt Sayles / Associated Press.