Alicia Keys has joined touring partner Jordin Sparks on the sick list - she has cancelled a pair of U.S. concerts to recover from a throat infection.
American Idol winner Sparks was forced to cancel a series of U.S. concerts with the R+B superstar at the weekend (18-20Apr08), after suffering from a career-threatening throat illness.
The Tattoo singer was ordered to rest her voice due to an acute vocal chord haemorrhage condition, and now it's Keys' turn to call in sick.
Keys cancelled a show in Pennsylvania on Tuesday night (22Apr08), due to a bout with swollen vocal cords, and now she has scrapped a show in Ohio on Thursday (24Apr08).
The singer is expected to resume her tour on Saturday (26Apr08) in Columbus, Ohio.
It is not known when Sparks will return to the tour.