The European chart star is laid low by a stomach infection...

Italian Top Ten house producer SANTOS is in a serious condition in hospital after collapsing in his studio with a stomach infection, NME.COM can reveal.

The star, who charted all over Europe recently with ‘Camels’, was at his Rome studio putting the finishing touches to new single ‘3-2-1-Fire’ when he collapsed. He was immediately rushed to hospital following the incident over a week ago and has remained in intensive care ever since. Staff are still running tests to establish exactly what happened to him. He will not released anytime soon.

As a result, the single release date has been put back until May 14. His album ‘R U Shakadelic?’ has been delayed indefinitely.