Adele to Undergo Surgery, Cancels All Shows, Appearances for Year

Entertainment Oct. 28, 2011 AT 7:02PM
Adele to Undergo Surgery, Cancels All Shows, Appearances for Year Credit: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

Get well, Adele!

Plagued with throat problems (and cancelled tour dates) throughout 2011, the acclaimed, multiplatinum British soul singer, 23, will undergo surgery soon -- which means that the rest of her planned concerts and appearances for the year have been scrapped.

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"It is with deep regret that Adele has been forced to cancel her remaining live dates and promotional appearances in 2011," a statement on her website read Friday.

"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."

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Most recently, the "Someone Like You" singer was given a doctors' order of vocal rest for a bout with laryngitis; her prize-winning vocal chords failed to heal.

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Adele will likely be recuperated and singing again on Feb. 12 -- the date of the Grammy Awards, where the superstar is expected to dominate in the nominations for her album 21.

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