The singer, 28, took to Instagram on Wednesday to tell fans she was ‘heartbroken and disappointed’ to pull out of her scheduled performance on Friday under doctor’s orders.
Rita’s last performance was during Sunday’s Soccer Aid at the Stamford Bridge football ground, where the star delighted a crowd of 40,000 with a rendition of her new single Ritual.
Sad: Rita Ora, 28, has cancelled her scheduled performance at Iceland’s Secret Solstice Festival due to a ‘re-occurring chest infection’
‘Heartbroken’: The singer took to Instagram to tell fans she had to pull out of her performance scheduled for Friday under doctor’s orders
Rita wrote: ‘I’m very sad to have to let all those attending the Solstice in Iceland know that I’m not going to be able to headline as planned.
‘I’ve been struggling with a re-occurring chest infection and have been advised by my Doctors to take out to recover.
‘I was so excited to spend time in Iceland and be part of this festival. I never take any cancellation lightly as I’m always hugely grateful for the opportunities I have to perform as I love performing.
‘I’m especially disappointed and heartbroken when it means letting down my wonderful fans. I’m so sorry to not be there! I love you all and thank you for your support. I look forward to celebrating Solstice 2020 with you!’
Songstress: Rita’s last performance came during halftime at the Soccer Aid for Uniced charity football match on Sunday night
Looking good: The gorgeous star wowed in a revealing white top with various cut-outs and matching light-wash jeans
Rita’s last performance came during halftime at the Soccer Aid for Uniced charity football match on Sunday night, where the British star was joined by British DJ Jonas Blue and Dutch DJ Tiësto.
The gorgeous star wowed in a revealing white top with various cut-outs and matching light-wash jeans, with one of the legs were cut off to display her toned pins.
It’s been non-stop for Rita in recent weeks with a slew of concert performances, as she performed at the Capital Summertime Ball earlier this month, as well as
Busy: It’s been non-stop for Rita in recent weeks with a slew of concert performances, as she performed at the Capital Summertime Ball earlier this month (above on 8th June)
And as a Unicef UK ambassador, Rita recently paid a visit to her birthplace Kosovo to meet others who had been helped by the charity, having left the country as a baby when her family were forced to flee from conflict.
Rita said: ‘Meeting children and families in the country where I was born was so special and seeing firsthand the work Unicef does to support them has made me more determined than ever to utilise my position to support and campaign.
‘My family left Kosovo because of conflict in search of safety and better opportunities for the future. Today, it’s amazing to see Kosovo is at peace and children have much better access to quality healthcare and education.’
Working hard: The British star also performed at Prince Harry ‘s Sentebale Audi Concert last week (above 11th June)