Nicki Minaj Cancels V Festival Set Due To Vocal Chord Damage

Published On August 19, 2012 | Celeb Facts, Celebrities

‘Pound The Alarm’ rapper Nicki Minaj was forced to “regretfully” cancel her weekend U.K. concerts at the 2012 V Festival in England “due to strained vocal cords.”

“Despite doctor’s orders, she performed on a bruised vocal chord in (New York City) on August 14. As a result, the chord has gotten worse,” her rep said. Minaj’s X-ray revealed increased damage and her doctor has ordered her to take several days off to rest.

Meanwhile, rumours have been circulating that ‘American Idol’ execs are considering Minaj as a judge for season 12 of the show and it has caused a lot of controversy on the corporate end.

Minaj is the new face of Pepsi and her endorsement deal includes commercials along with album and touring promotion. However, Coke has been a sponsor of ‘American Idol’ since season 1 –investing $26 million every season – and they aren’t too pleased at all with her name being on the list since her presence on the judging panel would be a conflict of interest.

Photo Credit: Getty Images.

Related posts:

Taylor Swift Calls Emma Stone & Jennifer Lawrence Her Film Inspiration
The Jonas Brothers Visit Z100 & 'TODAY' To Discuss New Ventures
Big Sean Announces His Sophomore Album
One Direction Perform ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ & Get “Felt Up” On ‘Ellen’
Frank Ocean, Rita Ora & More To Perform At T In The Park 2013

Like this Article? Share it!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>