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Justin Bieber battling illness on tour

London: Teen sensation Justin Bieber battled through illness to keep his date with fans in North Carolina recently.

The `Baby` hitmaker has been thrilling fans on his Believe tour, but he revealed to his Twitter followers that he has been feeling unwell and is planning to rest to ensure he gets better, reported Contactmusic.

"Great show Charlotte. Thank u (sic). Feeling like a (sic) got a really bad cold but thanks for holding me down. Resting up," he tweeted.

However, 18-year-old pop star was given a boost after meeting his basketball icon, Michael Jordan, backstage at the Charlotte show Tuesday.

He later added, "I met Michael Jordan tonight!"

Last September Bieber had felt sick during his Arizona concert, the first stop on his Believe tour, and was seen throwing up on stage in the middle of a song.