New York - Sinead O'Connor says she is cancelling her 2012 tour due to her bipolar disorder.
The singer made the announcement on Monday in a posting on her website. She wrote that she is "very unwell" and had been advised by her doctor to not hit the road after her "very serious breakdown between December and March".
In December, O'Connor announced her split from therapist Barry Herridge after 16 days of marriage.
The Irish singer-songwriter is best known for the early 1990s hit Nothing Compares 2 U.
Her latest album - How About I Be Me (And You Be You)? - was released in February. The 45-year-old says she had planned the tour because of the album's release, but was "attempting to be stronger than I actually am".
24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.
An official has said investigators are looking into whether a doctor was prescribing drugs to Prince in the days and weeks before he was found dead. Read More »
Drake has revealed the tracklist for his forthcoming fourth studio album, Views. Read More »
Cape Town show pics.
All the deets.
Live gig pics.
South AfricaCity Press
Johannesburg SouthAdendorff Machinery
Sea PointCape PlacementsR15 000 - R20 000 Per Month
Vacant Land / PlotsR 2 100 000
Apartments / FlatsR 11 995 000
Commercial PropertyR 28 000 000