Adele to Have Vocal Cord Surgery

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LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 28: Singer Adele arrives at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on August 28, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images) Photo: Christopher Polk/2011 Getty Images

Following a vocal hemorrhage and a string of cancelled tour dates, Adele will undergo throat surgery to fix the problems with her vocal cords. She's expected to make a full recovery, though her remaining 2011 concerts have also been called off. Before you get too worried, remember the same thing just happened to R. Kelly, and he's already back to recording triumphantly skeezy albums. We have faith, Adele! Feel better soon. [ArtsBeat/NYT]