Zayn Malik has pulled out of Capital FM’s Summertime Ball 2016 last minute.
Zayn Malik was due to perform live in the UK for the first time since going solo at Capital FM’s Summertime Ball at Wembley.
Zayn has sent Capital FM’s Summertime Ball 2016 into chaos after fans have waited all day to see him perform – Only to cancel last minute.
A Capital spokesman has now said the singer would not be performing due to illness today.
The statement read: “We’re very sorry we’ve just been told that due to illness Zayn will not be performing at today’s show,
“We know everyone’s already had a great day and enjoyed the 19 other huge artists’ performances but of course we’re all gutted that Zayn’s had to pull out tonight at the last minute.
“We’re sure Zayn will let his fans know what’s happened as soon as he can and we know everyone will join us in wishing him better.”
Zayn released his own statement, it read: “To all those people who have been waiting to see me perform at Capital Summertime Ball today..
“I flew into the UK last night to appear in my home country in front of my family, friends and most important my UK fans.
“Unfortunately my anxiety that has haunted me throughout the last few months around live performances has gotten the better of me.. With the magnitude of the event, I have suffered the worst anxiety of my career. I cannot apologies enough but I want to be honest with everyone who has patiently waited to see me, I promise I will do my best to make this up to everybody I’ve let down today.
He continued with: “I know those who suffer anxiety will understand and I hope those who don’t can empathise with my situation”.