Amy Winehouse calls off North American tour

Health issues cause her to cancel September dates

Amy Winehouse has postponed her tour of North America until early next year, it was announced today (August 21).

The singer has recently been in and out of the hospital, and cancelled a slew of dates in August. She has now officially called off her September tour of the US and Canada as well.

“Due to the rigours involved in touring, Amy Winehouse has been advised to postpone her upcoming September US and Canadian tour dates,” Winehouse‘s publicist Tracy Miller said in a statement.

Amy‘s European and UK tour dates in October and November remain in place. Plans are being made to reschedule her US tour for early 2008. Until then, Amy has been ordered to rest and is working with medical professionals to address her health.”

Winehouse was slated to perform at the MTV Video Music Awards in Las Vegas on September 9, but her appearance there is looking unlikely.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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