Jason Derulo Cancels Worldwide Tour After Fracturing Neck

6 January 2012, 06:53 | Updated: 6 January 2012, 07:01

The 'It Girl' singer is forced to postpone dates after sustaining injury in rehearsals.

Jason Derulo has been forced to cancel his upcoming worldwide 'Future History' tour after he fractured his neck during rehearsals.

A statement for the star has been released from Warner Bros Records in which the singer expressed his deep regret at having to abandon the tour.

"To all my fans who planned to come to the 'Future History' world tour, the pain of letting you down cuts me way deeper than this injury I've sustained. My fans mean everything to me, so I'm praying for a speedy recovery in order to perform for you in the near future," he said.

On Wednesday (4th January) he announced the news to his fans by posting a picture of himself in a neck brace on his Facebook page and also took to his Twitter account to explain what had happened.

"I fractured my neck doing tumbling & acrobatics 4 tour! Always tryin 2 push boundaries 4 YOU! Like my new chain? ;)," he tweeted.

E! Online reports that the star had the singer was attempting an acrobatic move when he landed directly on his head and suffered an acute fracture of his vertebra.

The American artist was due to kick off the UK leg of his arena tour at Glasgow's SECC on  the 23rd of February, but has been forced to abandon the series of dates because of the injury.

You can view a picture of the star wearing his neck brace which he posted online below. (Picture: Facebook)

Jason Derulo