Due to an undisclosed illness and following Medical Advice, 77-year-old Sir Tom Jones has cancelled his US Tour and re-scheduled the concerts for 2018. The illness has left him unable to perform for the next month and the singer’s team announced that the gigs needed to be re-arranged only five days before the tour's first shows in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday (September 6).

On his website, the Delilah singer apologised to his fans for re-scheduling the concert dates. Even though the gig will be re-arranged, his admirers will be able to use their existing tickets for the new dates, which are still be announced by the singer.

On Sir Tom Jones’ social media accounts, an announcement was made with the singer stating that, due to medical advice, he will be delaying his US tour, which was due to start on Wednesday (06/09) in Bethlehem, PA.

Furthermore, Sir Tom Jones wrote the possible months for the rescheduled gigs could be May and June 2018, and all tickets will continue to be valid for the new dates, which are yet to be confirmed by the singer.

The singer's team also added that Sir Tom sends his sincere apologies to his admires and he is looking forward to seeing everyone in 2018. Mr. Jones also said that in case there is anyone who wants to get a refund they are available at point of purchase.

According to The Sun, Sir Tom Jones had been dealing with fatigue after his tour around UK and Europe, which consisted of 26 concerts in 12 different countries.

Furthermore, the singer has had to deal with the heartbreaking loss of his wife, Linda, last year.

Personal Life

Thomas John Woodward, also known by his stage name Tom Jones, was born June 7, 1940, in Pontypridd, Wales and is very well-known for hits such as She's a Lady, It's Not Unusual and Sex Bomb. Pop, rock, R&B and country are some of the rhythms Sir Tom has performed during his career.

His songs were the Top 40 hits in the United Kingdom and in the United States, which included What's New Pussycat, Green, Green Grass of Home and Kiss.

Additionally, the singer has sold over 100 million records and earned a Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 1966; in 1989, he received a MTV Video Music Award, and he also earned two Brit Awards: Best British Male in 2000 and the Outstanding Contribution to Music award in 2003. Furthermore, he was awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire) in 1999 and the Queen Elizabeth II knighted him for his services to music in 2006.