Sitting is one. Morgan Wallen canceled six weeks of the show while he deals with ongoing health issues.
“I’m just going to get down to business: I have bad news from (my) doctors,” the 29-year-old Whiskey Glasses artist began in a video message to fans, which he shared via Instagram on Tuesday, May 9th. The singer is currently on the One Night at a Time world tour. “After 10 days of vocal rest, I played three shows this past weekend in Florida and by the third I felt terrible. So yesterday I came in and had a checkup and was told that I had re-injured my vocal cords and that I had a vocal cord injury. Their advice is that I’m going on a vocal break for six weeks, which is what I’m going to do.”
The vocal injury isn’t the only injury Wallen is currently dealing with. “I also tore my lats while we were in Australia,” the Last Night artist shared. “I’ve been trying to get through this quietly, but this break will help me get that back.”
While the musician is working on rescheduling 14 concerts, which he will be absent. The newspaper “New York TimesWallen will be back on the road starting with his June 22 performance at Chicago’s Wrigley Field – taking time to focus on his healing.
“They told me that if I did it right, I would go back to 100 percent, and they also said that if I didn’t listen and continued to sing, I would ruin my voice forever,” Wallen explained. . “So for the longevity of my career, it’s just a choice I had to make.”
One of Voice The alumnus’s canceled appearances include his scheduled appearance at the Academy of Country Music Awards on Thursday, May 11, where he is nominated for Artist of the Year.
Wallen’s latest health update comes just weeks after he faced fan backlash for canceling a show in Mississippi minutes before he was scheduled to take the stage. One accompanist, Brandi Burcham, even filed a lawsuit against the You Proof artist, alleging in court documents that she was not “received” her money despite the venue offering a refund. She further added:
“Even if the cost of tickets is refunded, no offer has been made to reimburse concert goers for other personal expenses they have incurred due to the cancellation of the concert, including transportation, lodging, meals, merchandise sales, commission fees and other similar expenses. she said.
According to court documents obtained Us weekly, Burcham’s claim was dismissed without prejudice. “Yesterday, the venue refunded the funds and these credits will be in clients’ accounts within 3-5 days, which is standard procedure,” Wallen’s spokesperson said. Us in a statement.
Wallen, for his part, took to social media to explain the reason he had to cancel the Mississippi show.
“After yesterday’s show, I started to lose my voice so I spent the day relaxing, talking to the doctor and working on my vocal exercises trying to get better,” he wrote on his Instagram story at the time. “I really thought I could go on stage and it kills me that I say it so close to the time of the performance, but my voice cuts out and I can’t sing.”