Singer Mabel cancels her third performance after positive Covid cases among the team
Pop star Mabel has been forced to cancel a third performance after positive cases of coronavirus among her team.
The singer, 25, will no longer perform at The Brits Are Coming TV event on Saturday, where this year’s nominations will be announced.
Breaking the news on Twitter, Brits said rising star Gracey had agreed to perform and would be joined on stage by electronic music producer Joel Corry.
Mabel, whose hits include Don’t Call Me Up and Finders Keepers, won the Brit Award for Best British Solo Artist of 2020.
On Sunday, Capital FM announced that it had pulled out of its Jingle Bell Ball at London’s O2 Arena.
“Some members of her team have tested positive for Covid-19, so she must stay home until cleared,” a statement read.
Mabel added: “Absolutely disgusted I can’t play this weekend, hoping to get the green light as soon as possible!
“Really sorry to everyone who came to see me and I can’t wait to be back on stage soon.”
Absolutely gutted, can’t play this weekend😭💔, hoping to get the green light ASAP! Really sorry to everyone who came to see me and I can’t wait to be back on stage soon. Mx https://t.co/aoJIGk1KIq
—Mabel (@Mabel) December 12, 2021
Later that day, she confirmed that she would also not be appearing on the Strictly Come Dancing results show on Sunday night.
She added: “Gutted to also announce that I will not be performing on Strictly Come Dancing tonight due to my exposure to covid.
“Important to be responsible and to stay at home while I wait for my results! I can’t wait to get back to doing what I love the most.
A number of West End theater shows, including The Lion King and Life Of Pi, have been forced to cancel performances due to positive tests within the cast and crew.
The Music Venue Trust has also warned that a tour member who tested positive for Covid-19 was a leading cause of concert cancellations in the past seven days.