Lewis Capaldi forced to cut London concert short over vocal issues as he apologises to upset fans

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Lewis Capaldi apologised to fans last night as he had to cut his show at the Brixton O2 Academy short due to a vocal injury.

The Hold Me While You Wait hitmaker was playing a sell-out show to 5,000 people at the venue, just one day after cancelling a show in Southampton due to losing his voice.

Taking to stage at 9pm, the Scottish singer sang a shortened set and finished around 10pm, despite curfew for the show lasting until 11pm.

‘This has meant a lot to me regardless of how I’ve sounded,’ the pop singer told the audience. ‘My voice is f****d, I love you all very much. Thanks very much for coming.’

After finishing his set, Lewis took to Twitter to thanks fans for the support despite the difficulties he faced.

‘Brixton I can’t thank you all enough for singing for me tonight when I lost my voice,’ he wrote. ‘Sorry if I let anyone down. I’ll be back soon enough.’

During the end of the show, the audience took over for an encore of the crooner’s breakout hit, ballad Someone You Loved.

After the post, fans flooded the star with messages of support.

‘No apologies needed for being poorly in Brixton,’ one fan wrote. ‘You sounded amazing.’

Another added: ‘Loved [the] moment when the crowd at Brixton sang for Lewis Capaldi. What an absolute legend for going ahead with the show when he is unwell.’

‘You didn’t let anyone down,’

Lewis has certainly had a very interesting break-out year. Someone You Love topped the charts both in the UK and in the US. He became the first  British artist to top the Billboard Hot 100 with a song from their debut album since Leona Lewis did the same with Bleeding Love back in 2007.

The meme machine did recently come under fire, however, as he was criticised for ‘advising’ kids to tell their teachers to ‘f*** off.’ 

The singer’s new song, the first release from the extended edition of his debut album Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent, has just been released, in dedication to his aunt following her suicide.

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