Sick Michael Kiwanuka scraps tour

1st Dec 16 | Entertainment News

British soul singer Michael Kiwanuka has been forced to cancel his North American tour as he battles tonsillitis.

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The rising star had been expected to kick off a series of concerts in Brooklyn, New York on Wednesday night (30Nov16), but the gig - along with the rest of his trek - was scrapped just hours before showtime.

A statement released by his representatives read: "He has vocal damage and has been diagnosed with tonsillitis and under doctor's orders."

The tour schedule included stops in Toronto, Chicago, Seattle, and Los Angeles.

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