Swedish superstar Dj Avicii has cancelled an upcoming gig in Dubai as he continues to recover from surgery.

The Wake Me Up hitmaker underwent an operation to remove his gallbladder and appendix over the weekend (29-30Mar13) after falling ill last week (beg24Mar13).

The star, real name Tim Bergling, remains in hospital and has been forced to axe a planned set at Dubai's Atlantis The Palm hotel on Friday (04Apr14).

A statement from the concert's organisers reads: "Due to the superstar Dj's health issue, Live@Atlantis featuring Avicii has to be cancelled.

"We wish Avicii a speedy recovery and look forward to bringing him to the Live@Atlantis stage in the very near future."

The Dj updated fans on his condition on Monday night (30Mar14), tweeting: "Still in hospital! At least im (sic) finally catching up to season 2 of House of cards."

Avicii has insisted he will be well enough to embark on his U.S. tour, which kicks off on 10 April (14).