Alicia Keys Can’t Sing

Suffering from swollen vocal chords, R&B singer Alicia Keys has already canceled two upcoming shows on her North American tour. J Records announced that the 27-year-old singer would not be able to perform for Tuesday’s scheduled show in Pittsburgh, nor would she be warbling her tunes for the audience slated for the Cleveland show this Thursday.

The hope is that she’s up and running by Saturday, at which time she will be hitting the stage in Columbus. Tickets purchased by fans for the Cleveland show will allow the holder to gain entry to the Columbus gig.

This is all very interesting because Jordin Sparks is also suffering from throat problems. The American Idol winner has been afflicted with acute vocal chord hemorrhage and has been unable to perform. Does anyone else smell a conspiracy theory?

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