Entertainment Shakira postpones German concert after straining vocal cords

16:33  07 november  2017
16:33  07 november  2017 Source:   BANG Showbiz

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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.

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Shakira has postponed the first night of her tour on "doctor's orders" after "straining her vocal cords" in rehearsals.

The 'Hips Don't Lie' hitmaker was due start her 'El Dorado World Tour' in Koln, Germany on Wednesday night (08.11.17), but has been forced to pull out of the opening night to avoid further damaging her voice.

The 40-year-old star is hoping to recover in time to perform in Paris on November 10, and whilst she is devastated that she had to cancel the show she wants to make sure she can give "everything she has got" at her shows for her fans.

Promoters Live Nation are working to reschedule the cancelled concert at the Lanxess Arena and Shakira is expected to return to the stage in Paris, should she get the "green light" from her doctors.

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In a statement to her fans posted on Instagram, Shakria wrote: "To my German fans, during these last few days of rehearsals I have unfortunately strained my vocal cords and doctors have ordered me to go on vocal rest to avoid any greater damage that could keep me from performing.

I'm devastated to have to miss our first show on November 8th in Koln. I love my German fans so much and was looking forward to sharing my first show with you.

As much as it pains me, I know I need to heed the advice of my doctors and recover so I can give you all everything I've got once I'm on the road and not risk any further injury.

The Live Nation team is working hard to find a new date for me to come back and share this exciting show with you which I feel is going to be my best one yet.

I am focusing on recovering now to be able to kick off on November 10th in Paris, as soon as I get the green light from my doctors.

Thanks as always from the bottom of my heart for all the support and love you've shown me heading into this tour.

I hope to make it worth the wait and to see you all very soon!

Shak (sic)"

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.

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