Not happy: Pharrell Williams axes Spain tour

Not happy: Pharrell Williams axes Spain tour
The singer and style icon's song 'Happy' topped the charts in Spain but fans will now miss out on the chance to hear it live. Photo: KEVIN WINTER / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP
The American star's promoter announced on Friday that concerts planned for Barcelona and Madrid in October have been axed due to scheduling issues.

Williams is currently on the European leg of his "The Dear G.I.R.L. Tour" and was expected to perform in Barcelona's Palau Sant Jordi on October 1st then three days later in Madrid's Barclaycard Arena.

But an abrupt notice on Twitter from his PR agency cancelling the concerts has crushed fans' hopes.

A third concert in Lisbon, Portugal, was also axed according to Spanish daily El Periodico.

The promoter, Live Nation, said that those people who have already bought tickets for the cancelled gigs could get refunds from the point of purchase,

41-year-old rapper, singer, songwriter, producer and fashion designer Pharrell has won seven Grammy awards. His song "Happy" topped the charts in 19 countries, including Spain. It sold over 10 million copies, making it one of the biggest hit singles of all time.

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