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George Michael down with pneumonia, cancels concerts

Singer George Michael has been forced to cancel a number of concert dates after being diagnosed with pneumonia. The 48-year-old was hospitalised Monday in Vienna, Austria, and had to cancel his gig in the city as well as a concert in Strasbourg, France.

music Updated: Nov 24, 2011 15:04 IST

Singer George Michael has been forced to cancel a number of concert dates after being diagnosed with pneumonia.

The 48-year-old was hospitalised Monday in Vienna, Austria, and had to cancel his gig in the city as well as a concert in Strasbourg, France.

GeorgeHe also cancelled two performances in Cardiff, Wales, which were due to take place later this week, reports contactmusic.com.

A statement on his website read: "With great regret, George Michael has been forced to postpone his Nov 26 and 27 shows in Cardiff, Wales, due to his on-going illness. George was recently forced to postpone tour dates in Vienna and Strasbourg under doctor's orders after being diagnosed with pneumonia. He is currently receiving treatment."

Michael will stay in Vienna until he fully recovers.