Solo artist Liam Payne has postponed an upcoming gig after telling fans he’s ‘not ready’ after being hit by Covid
Liam Payne has dropped out of a special online gig after taking time out due to Covid-affected rehearsals.
The former One Direction idol, 28, had planned to perform a show for fans over the weekend, but has now pushed it back.
Announcing the news on social media, he told his loyal followers: “I’m so sorry to announce that I have to push back the next Here To The Future show.”
“Unfortunately I have had Covid and I won’t be ready in time to give you the gig you all deserve,” he concluded.
Liam’s one-off gig has been postponed to next month, although a set date is yet to be confirmed.
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The singer went solo just five years ago but his music career came to a halt in November after he was dumped by his management company.
He signed with top agency KIN – the brains behind David Beckham’s business empire – after the band went on indefinite hiatus in 2016.
Late last year, sources said they parted ways after Liam’s career came to a halt and worries about his partying lifestyle.
An insider said The sun : “There are concerns at the moment for Liam because he is not committed to anything and he is spiraling a bit. His management was at his wit’s end and said enough is enough.
“They didn’t know what else they could do to help him. It’s hard for him to see his teammate Harry Styles being acclaimed around the world, but the truth is that Liam let himself go and feels lost.
“Everyone wants to see him succeed but he’s not well placed at the moment.”
Since the band broke up, Harry has arguably had the most success, becoming a huge star on both sides of the Atlantic.
Harry had huge sell-out tours, hit albums and film roles.
Zayn, who left the band in 2015, has also had huge success as a solo artist, while the solo music of Liam, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson has not been as commercially successful.
Liam hit No. 3 on the charts with his debut single Strip That Down in 2017, but his LP1 album hit No. 17 in 2019 and his single Sunshine failed to break into the top 100 when it was released. fall in September.