Adele told her millions of fans that she ‘tried absolutely everything’ to make the show ‘good enough,’ but that it was ‘destroyed’ by both COVID-19 and ‘delivery delays.’
Adele has canceled her upcoming Las Vegas performance indefinitely. The 33-year-old singer revealed the news in an emotional video posted to her Instagram page on Thursday, Jan. 20 — just a day before the show was set to begin at Las Vegas’ iconic Colosseum in the Caesars Palace Hotel.
The singer said, “I’m so sorry, but my show ain’t ready. We’ve tried absolutely everything we can to put it together in time and for it to be good enough for you, but we’ve been absolutely destroyed by delivery delays and COVID,” the British-born star explained.
Despite being emotional, she glowed as she addressed her fans make-up free, rocking a loose natural curl in her blonde hair.
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According to Adele, many in her crew were down with COVID, … “Half my crew and team are [ill] with COVID and still are, and it’s been impossible to finish the show.
“I’m gutted — I’m sorry it’s so last minute, we’ve been awake for over 30 hours trying to figure it out and we’ve run out of time. I’m so upset and I’m really embarrassed and so sorry to everyone that traveled to get here. I’m really, really sorry,” she said.
Adele also said that all the dates will be rescheduled. “We’re going to reschedule all of the dates, we’re on it right now. I’m gonna finish my show and get it to where it’s supposed to be. We’ve been up against so much and it just ain’t ready. I’m really sorry,” she said.
The Grammy winner announced the highly anticipated Weekends With Adele show in November, following the release of her fourth studio album 30, which was released in November.
The show was scheduled to run from the weekend of January 21 to Saturday, April 16. Adele also announced two shows in her hometown of London, England, at Hyde Park, in addition to the already-aired CBS special shot at L.A.’s Griffith Park Observatory.