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Billboard.com reports that former Beatle Paul McCartney has been forced to cancel his upcoming concert in South Korea after being hospitalized in Tokyo with a viral infection. The legendary musician is hoping to reschedule the May 28 Seoul date as soon as possible. The news was announced by concert organizer Hyundai Card announced on Wednesday.
"All possibilities to reschedule this show are being explored," said a spokesperson for McCartney, adding "After coming down with a virus in Japan, doctors have ordered Paul complete rest. Paul is still not feeling better and this cancelation is unavoidable,"
The news follows two prior concert cancellation in Japan, also due to illness.
The 71-year-old expressed his regrets to fans, saying: "I was really looking forward to visiting and playing in South Korea for the first time and I'm sorry to be letting fans down. I'm very disappointed by this and hope to be able to visit soon."