The ‘Hello’ singer had been due to play the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix on Wednesday night (August 17th).
Adele has apologised to fans in an emotional video after she was forced to cancel her scheduled concert in Phoenix, Arizona on Wednesday. In the video, a make-up free and exhausted looking Adele told fans she had been battling a cold for days and her illness had finally gotten the better of her.
"Hello everyone ...specifically everyone in Phoenix and Arizona," she said. "I can't do my show tonight, my second show here. I'm really, really sorry. I've had a cold for a couple days, and I've been pushing through it and I did my show last night and I loved it, but I pushed too hard.”
“I'm really, really, really, really sorry to let anyone down. I’ve enjoyed my tour so much and cancelling shows is not something I want to do," she continued. "I’ve been trying to sing all morning and warming up and nothing is happening. I’m so sorry. It’s the last thing I want to do but I have to look after myself.
“I will reschedule this show I promise you and I will come back and smash it for you. Have a wonderful evening without me.” Fans were quick to offer their sympathies to the singer, who has been on a world tour since February.
Over the weekend Adele had denied reports that she was set to perform at next year’s Superbowl. “I’m not doing the Super Bowl, I mean, come on, that show is not about music. And I don’t really, I can’t dance or anything like that,” she told fans onstage in LA. “They were very kind, they did ask me, but I said no.”