Mariah Carey has been forced to scrap the opening dates on her upcoming Christmas tour due to a respiratory infection.
The All I Want For Christmas is You singer took to Twitter on Wednesday to announce the sad news to fans.
"Just in time for the holiday gift-giving season, it seems I've receiveda present of my own; a lovely upper respiratory infection after last week's flu," Mariah wrote. "You know there is nothing I love more than celebrating the holidays with my festive Christmas show, but I have to take my doctor's orders and rest until he says I can sing on stage."
Her Christmas concert at the Caesars Windsor in Ontario, Canada on Friday has been axed, as has a show at The Chicago Theater in Chicago, Illinois the following night.
At press time, the tour will now start at Sands Bethlehem Events Center in Pennsylvania on November 20.