“Due to the increased transmission of the new Covid-19 variant and to further reduce any potential risks, as a precaution and for the safety of our staff, talent and guests, we I have decided to cancel tonight’s IHeartRadio Y100 Jingle Ball, “Organizers tweeted Sunday.
– iHeartRadio (@iHeartRadio) December 19, 2021
Doja Cat, Megan Thee Stallion, Saweetie, Black Eyed Peas and Anitta are among the artists scheduled to perform at the Miami stop. travel Christmas themed pop music show, although a handful of artists – including Doja Cat, Megan Thee Stallion and the Jonas Brothers – have recently dropped their remaining Jingle Ball appearances after testing positive for Covid-19 or coming into close contact with a person is sick.
Lil Nas X, who performed at the Jingle Ball concert in New York, was forced to skip the London stop the next night after – he later revealed – had positive results after the show. performances. Coldplay also missed the London Jingle Ball after a positive test among members of their ensemble.
Florida’s new Covid cases have double over the past week – and the state’s death toll has keep climbing – when the Omicron variant has spread across the US, forcing the event to be canceled from Miami to Broadway and NBA and NHL games in between.
https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/miamis-jingle-ball-concert-canceled-increased-transmission-omicron-variant-1273958/ Jingle Ball concert in Miami canceled due to surge of Omicron Variant