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John Mayer

Throat Condition

Derails Album, Concerts

9/17/2011 5:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

John Mayer is canceling two concerts and postponing his album until next year because he's having problems with his vocal cords.

Mayer revealed the problem on his blog, saying he had developed a granuloma in his throat.  Granulomas are nodules, and they vary from harmless to very serious. John didn't elaborate.

He was scheduled to perform at the iheartradio Music Festival in Las Vegas next week and a show with Tony Bennett in Los Angeles.

Mayer also said his next album, which was due later this year, will now be pushed back to 2012.

He says he'll devote his time to "writing and composing more music and kicking an empty soup can around the West Village."

Hope all is well.


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The best thing John Mayer could ever do for music would be to die.

1098 days ago


YAY! Can't stand his voice

1098 days ago


Dammit i have to wait tell 2012 for an OVERRATED singer who can't sing,put out a c.d that will end up in the 50% percent off bin at Best Buy!

1098 days ago


I LOVED his music... until he made those bullshi- comments about black women. I can't even stand to hear him now. diss black women once, we are done with you forever. Ask Wesley Snipes and take a look at his straight to DVD movie career.

1098 days ago


Good because he sucks! YAY!

1098 days ago


The Lord works in mysterious ways, prayers have been answered.

1098 days ago

Bill Leslie    

A Festivus miracle!! So long you no talent hack.

1098 days ago


John get well soon ... don't worry your fans love you more than anything we are there for you :) waiting for Born and Raised.Feel better honey :D

1098 days ago

Chrissellene G. Petropoulos    

YOU DO NOT HAVE TO HAVE SURGERY. I can make your nodules decrease and most likely disappear. Please not surgery. This could result in a paralyzed vocal fold. I help helped other singers with this

1098 days ago


is the throat condition called "john mayer can't sing for ****"? cuz if so then he's had it for a while and he just NOW realized it?

1098 days ago


No big loss there. I can't even listen to his music in peace anymore, he's such a jackass.

1097 days ago


Wow, get better soon. Hope it's not serious. I was especially looking forward to the Mayer, Bennett live collaboration as Bennett probably doesn't have much time left. Bennett really chose new, iconic, influential musicians of recent times who straddle old musical styles while moving music forward. Mayer has never been fond of his own singing voice and often just plays guitar when he really wants to fully express his esteem like when he played at the Michael Jackson tribute or recently when he accompanied Leon Russell on a Song for You and Leon got teary he was so moved. (Mayer has always been humble and respectful when being recognized by the many greats who have wanted to play with him). I hope he gets his voice back but at least we have his guitar brilliance.

1097 days ago


I don't get you haters? I wonder whatyou guys would say if something really terrible happen to him? I'd rather see you people die, since you people re "less" important

1097 days ago


well..if this really true and he's ill...i hope him to get better soon,,,,..i used to love JM,,supporting and defending him thinking he's misunderstood till finally i realized he's a Fake person..
but anyway..i hope him speedy recovery..

1096 days ago

dave abbott    

Time to put down the bong dude.

1096 days ago
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