The Weeknd apologises to fans and promises to give refunds after losing his voice during Los Angeles concert
The Weeknd had to end his sold-out concert after facing vocal problems mid performance
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His tour has been extremely well received, selling out continuously and being one of his most successful to date.
The singer whose real name is Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, has achieved over 10 nominations at the Grammy’s and has five studio albums.
The Weeknd was performing at the SoFI Stadium in Inglewood, California before losing his voice midway through the first song.
After realising that he couldn’t continue the show with his vocals, the singer walked off stage before returning and announcing to the audience that he had lost his voice.
“I’m going to make sure everyone is good, you’ll get your money back,” he told the crowd.
Following up with “But I’ll do a show real soon for you guys.”
“I can’t give you what I want to give you.” he added.
Early the next morning, Weeknd took to Twitter to address what happened after his voice went that night.
“Felt it go and my heart dropped,” he wrote.
“My deepest apologies to my fans here. I promise I’ll make it up to you with a new date.”
The post has received 308,000 likes and has attracted many comments from fans.
One wrote: “It’s okay king, we love you.”
Another said: “You’re my GOAT [greatest of all time], rest up and don’t worry.”
“We love you Abel, please take care of yourself and your voice.”
His next date for his tour is set for 22 September 2022 in Toronto, Canada but is unknown if he is capable yet of doing more shows or if he needs more time to recover.