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Charles Bradley Cancels Tour After Discovery of Cancerous Tumor

It comes after "serious illness" saw shows cancelled over the summer.

Soul singer Charles Bradleywas forced to cancel all dates from his forthcoming tour after doctors discovered a cancerous tumor on his stomach. Bradley had already cancelled shows over the summer due to "serious illness".

​Bradley published a statement this afternoon. Read it in full:

In the past few months, I have had to cancel a number of shows due to illness, taking me away from my beautiful fans.

My doctors recently discovered a cancerous tumor in my stomach.


I'm getting the best medical care and we are all extremely optimistic. I will fight through this like I've fought through the many other obstacles in my life.

My upcoming tour dates will be postponed so I can concentrate on healing.

Thank you all for understanding. Music is how I share my love with the world, and the love that my fans have given back brings me so much joy. I look forward to seeing your gorgeous faces soon, and to continue to share my love through music.

​Lead photo by Mark Shaw courtesy of Charles Bradley.

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