The news is by your side.

voal cords

Shakira cancels first week of concerts of her world tour

Pop star Shakira was forced to cancel the first swathe of concerts of her world tour on Friday because of a problem with her vocal cords, the tour's promoters said. The Colombian singer postponed two concerts this weekend in Paris and a Belgian date on Sunday as well as a concert in Amsterdam on Tuesday "on the orders of her doctor", they said. The cancellations come after the "Hips Don't Lie" star called off the opening concert of the "El Dorado World Tour" in Cologne on Wednesday, telling fans that all…