Madonna Hospitalized with Infection, Postpones ‘Celebration’ Tour

Madonna has been hospitalized for several days with a “serious bacterial infection”, forcing her to postpone her planned “Celebration” tour, her manager announced Wednesday.

The 64-year-old pop icon developed an infection on Saturday and was admitted to the intensive care unit, manager Guy Oseary wrote on Instagram.

“Her health is improving, but she is still receiving treatment,” he said. “I expect a full recovery.”

Madonna’s world tour was set to begin July 15 in Vancouver and span seven months, centered around songs from her career over the past 40 years.

A new start date for her tour has not been announced.

Madonna announced her 12th tour in January in a five-minute black-and-white video. video It was filmed of her speaking at a dinner party with famous friends. Her conversations and parties Her game mentions her songs such as ‘SEX’ and ‘La Isla Bonita’, as well as her documentary and concert film ‘Truth or Dare’.

Madonna said in the video, “I’m excited to explore as many songs as possible in hopes of delivering the show our fans have been waiting for.”

Tickets for her ‘Celebration’ shows in New York, London, Paris and Amsterdam sold out in minutes, according to reports. signboard.

The tour, produced by Live Nation, was scheduled to hit around 40 cities before ending in Mexico City on January 30, 2024.

In North America, stops were planned in Detroit, Chicago, New York, Miami and Los Angeles. In Europe, they were scheduled to perform in London, Barcelona, ​​Paris and Stockholm.

New York comedian Caldwell Tiddy Cue, better known as Bob the Drag Queen, was scheduled to make guest appearances on all dates of the tour.

“The Celebration Tour takes us on Madonna’s 40-year artistic journey,” the tour announcement said.

Following the tour announcement, Madonna collaborated with pop and R&B singers The Weeknd and rapper Playboy Carti on the single “Popular.” This collaboration brought her back to Billboard’s Hot 100 chart for the first time in years.

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