Lady Gaga is in ‘severe pain’ and has been forced to cancel her world tour

The singer has been suffering from fibromyalgia

Lady Gaga has cancelled the final 10 dates of the European part of her Joanne World Tour due to “severe pain”.

“I'm so devastated I don't know how to describe it. All I know is that if I don't do this, I am not standing by the words or meaning of my music,” she said in a statement released on Twitter.

She added that her medical team supported her decision to “recover at home” and that she needed to put herself and her well-being first.

In a separate statement, her promoter said that Gaga was “suffering from severe pain that has materially impacted her ability to perform live”.

The singer, who performed in Birmingham on Wednesday, was set to play London on Sunday, as well as Manchester, Zurich, Koln, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Paris and Berlin.

This is the second time Gaga has been forced to cancel her European tour due to pain. As revealed in her 2017 Netflix documentary, Gaga: Five Foot Two the singer suffers from fibromyalgia, a long-term chronic pain disorder.

On her album ARTPOP, tracks “Mary Jane Holland” and “Dope”, respectively chronicled her use of weed and liquor to battle through her fibromyalgia.