Janelle Monae Cancels Australian Tour Dates Due To Sudden Illness

Singer is under medical supervision in Melbourne.

Janelle Monáe has canceled two out of five dates on the Australian and New Zealand leg of her Golden Electric Tour, due to sudden illness.

According to Billboard, a statement issued by promoters, Live Nation Australasia, said Monáe has been required to stay in Melbourne under medical supervision to assess her recovery.

On Saturday, Monáe canceled her Melbourne show after Kimbra’s opening performance, even though her band was already set up. The singer stayed in Melbourne and canceled Monday night’s show in Sydney as well.

No word from the Electric Lady singer as yet, but Live Nation is expected to make a statement today about rescheduling the missed dates. MTV News has reached out to Monáe, but has not heard back by press time.

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