Adele to Have Vocal Cord Surgery, Cancels 2011 Tour Dates

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Adele brought a touch of class to the VMAs, clutching her chest as she performed her piano ballad "Someone Like You."

The silence continues for Adele, who announced that she will have to cancel the rest of her tour dates for 2011 to undergo throat surgery. The "Someone Like You" singer has been cancelling shows throughout the U.S. due to vocal illness.

"It is with deep regret that Adele has been forced to cancel her remaining live dates and promotional appearances in 2011," reads the statement.

"She is to undergo surgery to alleviate the current issues with her throat and a full recovery is expected. As a result, doctors have ordered her to rest her voice and completely recuperate before looking to schedule any work commitments," the statement continues.

In October, Adele was set to kick off her sold-out 10 city tour of the U.S. on Oct. 7, but announced that she would be unable to perform due to a vocal chord hemorrhage. She also canceled a performance at the Q Awards in London on Oct. 24. She won two awards at the event.

Now, due to her surgery, shows in the U.K. in November will also be canceled. Ticketholders will receive a refund for their purchase.

A full list of the canceled shows is below:

U.S. Dates:

October 7 - Atlantic City, NJ - Borgata Spa

October 8 - Durham, NC - Performing Arts Center

October 10 - Nashville, TN - Ryman Auditorium

October 11 - Asheville, NC - Thomas Wolfe Auditorium

October 13 - Orlando, FL - Hard Rock Live

October 14 - Miami, FL - Waterfront Theatre

October 16 - Atlanta, GA - Fox Theatre

October 18 - Spring, TX - Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion

October 19 - Austin, TX - Frank Erwin Center

October 21 - Grand Prairie, TX - Verizon Theatre

U.K. Dates:

November 7 - Wolverhampton - Civic Hall

November 8 - Wolverhampton - Civic Hall

November 10 - Blackpool - Empress Ballroom

November 12 - Bournemouth - BIC

November 14 - Cardiff - Motorpoint Arena

November 15 - Plymouth - Pavillions


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