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OCT
18
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Austin Mahone Postpones Tour Due to Illness

The 17-year-old singer, who posted a photo on Thursday from what appears to be a hospital, is moving his upcoming slate of concerts to next year.

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Bad news for Mahomies -- Austin Mahone has postponed his upcoming tour.

The 17-year-old heartthrob has fallen ill, resulting in his MTV Artist to Watch tour being moved to next year, per a tweet on the singer's Twitter page from his mother.

"Austin is very upset about this & we want to say we are sorry to all the Mahomies & their parents who have made arrangements to come out," one of the tweets on his account reads. Another tweet ends with the hashtag #PrayforAustin.

The details of Mahone's illness are unclear at this time, though the singer posted the below Instagram photo earlier in the day from what appears to be a hospital, the caption of which read that he had "never felt so bad."

According to MTV, new dates for the sold-out tour will be announced as soon as possible.

Mahone's untitled debut LP is currently being prepped. The single "What About Love," the singer's top-performing song, has peaked at No. 66 on the Hot 100 and at No. 18 on the Pop Songs chart.

This story first appeared on Billboard.com