Beyonce has pulled out of this year’s Coachella music festival following advice from her doctor.
The singer, who is pregnant with twins, was set to headline the Indio, California event – the first time a female singer has headed the festival since Bjork performed there in 2007.
The cancellation after Beyonce’s doctors advised her to keep a “less rigorous” schedule.
Beyonce’s Parkwood Entertainment and the festival promotion company Goldenvoice released a joint statement, saying, “Following the advice of her doctors to keep a less rigorous schedule in the coming months, Beyonce has made the decision to forego performing at the 2017 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. However Goldenvoice and Parkwood Entertainment are pleased to confirm she will be a headliner at the 2018 festival. Thank you for your understanding.”