The popular American blues rock musician announced the cancellation of his highly anticipated string of comeback performances and his "indefinite break from live performing"
In his personal blog
, Mayer cites health reasons primarily the discovery of a second granuloma on his vocal chords as the reason why he's cancelling his US tour and taking a break from the music scene. Mayer recalls that he felt something didn't feel and sound right during a rehearsal session Tuesday last week, prompting him to visit his doctor.
Mayer underwent throat surgery last year to remove a granuloma and has been resting and restoring his vocal chords to prepare for his first concert in two years. However, a second granuloma hindered his return to the concert scene
Mayer started his musical career in the late 90s performing mainly acoustic rock. his rise to fame came with the release of his first two studio albums, Room for Squares and Heavier Things.
In 2003, Mayer won the Grammy Award for the Best Male Pop Vocal Performance with his hit song Your Body is a Wonderland. Mayer has sold over 10 million albums domestically and more than 20 million worldwide.