Sam Smith Pulls Out of iHeartRadio Music Festival Due to 'Unforeseen Circumstances'

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Sam Smith, who was slated to carry out Friday evening (Sept. 21) on the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Festival, introduced round 9 p.m. PT, after the present had already begun, that he was pressured to cancel resulting from "unexpected circumstances."

According to his assertion on Twitter and what Ryan Seacrest informed the T-Mobile Arena crowd in the course of the present, the singer had rehearsed for his efficiency as scheduled however one thing "transpired after rehearsal" that saved him from performing.

"Dear all, Due to unexpected circumstances which transpired after rehearsal, it turned clear that I’m sadly unable to carry out on the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Vegas tonight," his Twitter assertion reads. "I'm so so sorry about this and I wish to apologise to all my followers. All my love, at all times. Sam x."

The present should go on, and along with already-performed units from Fleetwood Mac, Childish Gambino and Jack White, the group nonetheless has performances from Mariah Carey, Rae Sremmurd, Jason Aldean, Kygo and Panic! on the Disco to look ahead to.