Justin Bieber has postponed a series of North American tour dates after being diagnosed with a rare disease.
The 28-year-old Canadian singer took instagram to reveal that he was being treated for Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, which had resulted in complete paralysis on the right side of his face.
Bieber updated fans on the social platform today, saying “every day has gotten better”.
Sound 2022/23 Justice The world tour, which kicked off at Pechanga Arena in San Diego in February, is set to cover six continents, with additional shows recently announced in Dubai, Bahrain, Sydney, New Delhi, Manila, Amsterdam, London and Dublin.
Ticket sales for the 130-date world tour topped 1.5 million outside of North America
Last week’s dates at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Canada have been pulled for the time being, along with one night at Capitol One Arena in Washington DC and two shows at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The tour is set to land in Europe next month with a stop at Lucca Summer Festival in Italy before continuing to Scandinavia for shows in August. Bieber then travels to South America, South Africa and the Middle East in September and October, wrapping up the year in Asia, Australia and New Zealand before moving to the UK in early 2023.
Talk to IQ earlier this month, AEG Presents promoter Simon Jones said ticket sales for the 130-date world tour exceeded 1.5 million outside of North America.
The Justice the race is Bieber’s first world outing since 2016/2017 Objective world tour, which grossed $257 million, attracting 2,805,481 fans across 141 shows, according to Pollstar.
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