Camila Cabello took to social media yesterday, Tuesday 24th March, to announce to fans to her 2020 UK and Ireland tour has been postponed. Fans were understanding and likely expected the tour to eventually be postponed due to the ongoing spread of coronavirus.
The singer wrote a meaningful message to her followers which read “I hope you guys are keeping safe and both physically and mentally healthy. I miss and love you guys so much,” later going on to express her disappointment, saying “I’m truly heartbroken to say that we’ve decided we need to postpone the tour”.
— camila (@Camila_Cabello) March 24, 2020
Cabello had planned to tour her latest album ‘Romance’ throughout the summer of 2020.’The Romance Tour’ had dates in the UK, Ireland, Europe and America, kicking off in Dundee for Radio 1’s Big Weekend, which has also recently been cancelled. There were seven UK and Ireland dates planned including the Radio 1 festival.
Currently, there is no information on when the rescheduled tour will take place, though Cabello reassured fans that it will be as soon as possible, with more information coming soon. She also said that she and her team have been planning a show that will be “magical and special”. There was also no information regarding refunds for tickets as ticket-holders will likely retain them for the later date.
Hey, I know times are scary right now but I just wanted to check in with you all Please stay safe & make sure to look out for each other & yourselves. We’ve shared some info on @shawnfoundation socials if you need any resources x pic.twitter.com/mN7b2bD10q
— Shawn Mendes (@ShawnMendes) March 20, 2020
Luckily, the artist can still connect with fans via social media, as she did on Friday 20th March with boyfriend Shawn Mendes. The pair sat outside to give an acoustic performance of their hit songs, also covering Ed Sheeran, as part of the ‘Together At Home’ campaign. Mendes recently revealed that he has donated $175,000 to the SickKids Foundation to support them through the coronavirus pandemic.
‘Romance’ was released in December 2019 following the release of six singles including ‘Liar’, which has over 200 million streams of Spotify, and her number 1 collaboration with Shawn Mendes, ‘Señorita’. This was Cabello’s second studio album, debuting at number 3 on the Billboard 200.
Check out the original UK & Ireland tour dates in full below.
22-24/05/2020 – BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend – Dundee, UK
01/06 – Resorts World Arena – Birmingham, UK
02/06 – First Direct Arena – Leeds, UK
04/06 – Manchester Arena – Manchester, UK
08/06 – 3Arena – Dublin, Ireland
09/06 – The SSE Hydro – Glasgow, UK
11/06 – The O2 – London, UK