Ailing Celine Dion cancels concerts in Las Vegas

Updated: Feb 28, 2012, 08:26 AM IST

London: Singer Celine Dion is battling a virus which has caused inflammation of her vocal chords. Her condition has forced her to cancel her concerts in Las Vegas.

Doctors have advised her rest as she is under treatment. So she has pulled the plug on upcoming shows at Caesars Palace, reports

"I feel terrible about not being able to do these shows. I feel so bad for the fans. I don`t like to let people down... I really hope everyone understands how sorry I am," the ‘Because You Loved Me’ singer said in a press statement.

Dion is expected to be back on stage Saturday.