Big Weekend and Thetford Forest singer Sam Smith cancels Australian tour due to vocal-cord haemorrhage
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Music fans are waiting to hear if Sam Smith will be recovered in time to perform at the Big Weekend and Thetford after a vocal-cord haemorrhage.
The Grammy award-winning singer has cancelled the rest of his Australian tour after doctors discovered the haemorrhage.
Smith is due to perform in Norwich on May 24 and at Thetford Forest on July 3.
The 22-year-old performed in Sydney's Hordern Pavilion last night and was due to take to the stage in Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth.
The In The Lonely Hour tour is set to continue in Japan, the US and Europe.
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Smith wrote on his Instagram page: 'I am deeply, deeply saddened to tell my Australian fans, I have to cancel my Australian tour.
'I have been vocally exhausted for a while now, however last night in Sydney I had a small haemorrhage on my vocal cords.
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'The doctors have told me I need to fully rest until my vocal cords have healed, otherwise this could become a huge, long-term issue.'
The Stay With Me singer apologised to fans who have bought tickets and said new dates would be announced, before signing off: 'This kills me.'