Charles Bradley diagnosed with stomach cancer

Soul singer postpones all upcoming tour dates

Charles Bradley has been diagnosed with stomach cancer, after doctors found a tumor.

The 67-year-old R&B singer has postponed all of his upcoming tour dates in order to undergo treatment.

Speaking in a statement, Bradley said: “In the past few months, I have had to cancel a number of shows due to illness, taking me away from my beautiful fans.”

He continued, “My doctors recently discovered a cancerous tumor in my stomach. I’m getting the best medical care and we are all extremely optimistic. I will fight through this like I’ve fought through the many other obstacles in my life.”

“My upcoming tour dates will be postponed so I can concentrate on healing,” he adds. “Thank you all for understanding. Music is how I share my love with the world, and the love that my fans have given back brings me so much joy.”

He continued, “I look forward to seeing your gorgeous faces soon, and to continue to share my love through music.”

The singer has been touring with his band throughout the year to promote his latest album, Changes. His most recent performance took place at the Meadows Music & Arts Festival in Queens, New York, last weekend.