'I Just Lost My Voice': The Weeknd Cancels LA Show Mid-Performance

The Weeknd cancelled his Los Angeles show mid performance on Saturday, September 3, telling his audience that he had lost his voice.

Video recorded by Kelsy Ramirez shows the Canadian superstar apologise to the crowd, and offer full refunds and a rescheduled event.

The Los Angeles Times reported that the artist was three songs into the sold-out show when he walked off stage during his hit song ‘Can’t Feel My Face’. Credit: Kelsy Ramirez via Storyful

Video transcript

THE WEEKEND: It just happened when I screamed, but I just lost my voice.

- No.

THE WEEKEND: This is killing me and I don't want to stop the show.

- No!

THE WEEKEND: But I can't give you the concert that I want to give you right now. I'm going to make sure everybody's good. Get your money back, but I'll do it so real soon for you guys. I wanted to come out. I personally apologize and not Tweeted our Instagram and Twitter.

And I want you guys to know that I can't give you what I want to give you. And I apologize. I'm so sorry. I love you guys so much.


You know how much this kills me right now. I'm sorry. I love you. Thank you so much.