Kylie Minogue was forced to cancel her shows in Dublin on Sunday night and Belfast on Monday due to a throat infection.

Kylie (50) arrived in Dublin on Friday and was due to play the 3Arena and Belfast's SSE. In a tweet on Sunday afternoon, just hours before she was due on stage, she said, "Lovers, I'm so sorry to let you know that I can't do tonight's Dublin or tomorrow's Belfast shows.

"I've been trying everything possible to be well enough to perform for you but a throat infection had led to vocal strain."

In a second tweet, she added, "I promise I’ll be back as soon as possible and at 100%. (The Guinness will be on me!). We’re working on rescheduling and more details will follow. I’m so, so sorry to let you down and thank you for your understanding."

Kylie: suffering from a throat infection 

The dates were part of her Golden Tour, which kicked off in Newcastle on September 18 before going on to visit Nottingham, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Cardiff, London, Glasgow, Manchester, Liverpool, and Leeds.

Aiken Promotions have said they apologise for any inconvenience and have asked ticket holders to hold onto their tickets while they work to reschedule the dates.

Kylie Minogue pictured with Johnny Marr at the GQ Men of the Year Awards 2018 in September 

Kylie fans have reacted with disappointment and well wishes on Twitter. 

Get Well Soon Kylie... Take Care ❤

— Laura-Duthie Coupar (@DuthieLaura76) October 7, 2018

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