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13/02/2020 13:22 GMT

Stormzy Postpones A String Of Tour Dates Due To 'Health And Travel Concerns Surrounding The Coronavirus'

The Vossi Bop rapper has postponed the Asian leg of his Heavy Is The Head tour.

Stormzy has announced he is rescheduling dates on the Asian leg of his upcoming world tour, due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

The chart-topping grime star had been due to play shows in Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, China and South Korea in March, but these have now been postponed due to what he has described as “ongoing health and travel concerns”.

Writing on his Instagram page, Stormzy explained: “I was seriously looking forward to bringing the [Heavy Is The Head] World tour to Asia and playing some epic sold out shows but due to the ongoing health and travel concerns surrounding the Coronavirus, I’m regrettably having to reschedule this leg of the Tour.”

Although the rescheduled dates are yet to be confirmed, he assured fans that the information “will follow in due course”, adding: “Please contact your local ticket vendor for any further queries. I promise I’ll be back.”

Stormzy kicked off the Heavy Is The Head tour – in support of his number one album of the same name – in Dubai last week, and is set to begin a string of dates in Australia in May.

He will be bringing the show to the UK in September, including three dates at the O2 Arena in London.

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Next week, Stormzy will be back in the UK for the Brit Awards, where he’s been nominated in three categories, including Album Of The Year.

He’s also set to perform during the show, two years after closing the Brits with a headline-grabbing set that saw him taking aim at then-prime minister Theresa May over the Grenfell Tower disaster.