Demi Lovato Replaced by Hunter Hayes at Philly Fourth of July Jam


Demi Lovato Replaced by Hunter Hayes at Philly Fourth of July Jam


The 'X Factor (US)' judge, who cancels upcoming appearance at event due to strep throat, is set to be replaced by the 'I Want Crazy' crooner.

Demi Lovato has canceled her scheduled appearance at Philladelphia Fourth of July Jam due to strep throat. The free concert to celebrate the country's Independence Day will continue with country singer Hunter Hayes replacing the "Heart Attack" singer.

Desiree Peterkin-Bell, a city spokeswoman, said that she and people in the city were sad Lovato couldn't take the stage at the event, but were "excited" to have Hayes. "Hayes is one of the biggest stars in country music right now and we know that he will be a great addition to the stellar lineup we already have in place!" Bell said.

Hayes is set to join other performers, including John Mayer, Ne-Yo, J. Cole, Jill Scott, Grace Potter, Ben Taylor and The Roots. Hosted by comedian Kevin Hart, the event will be closed with an incredible fireworks finale over the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

As for Lovato, before canceling her appearance, the 20-year-old singer took to Twitter to inform fans that she was feeling unwell. "Chills + fever + gross looking tonsils... = no bueno... Mooooommmmmm????!!!!!" she tweeted on Tuesday, July 2. "Sucks being so sick when you're alone and away from home. someone... come hold meeeeee... And bring me soup!!!"

On Wednesday, June 3, she tweeted again, "I can't sleep cause my throat hurts!!!"

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Comments

  •  
    Jessica
    Jul 04, 2013

    Hunter Hayes is an awesome gay country singer! I love him not for being gay but just being a great singer!

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Cara Delevingne Goes Bottomless to Raise Awareness for Cancer. See the Racy Snap
  2. Young Thug's 'No, My Name Is Jeffery' Album Cover Sparks Hilarious Memes
  3. DJ Snake Unveils Snippet of Selena Gomez's Version of 'Let Me Love You'
  4. Lady GaGa's New Song 'Perfect Illusion' Reportedly Due Out Next Week
  5. Avril Lavigne's New Album Is on the Way
  6. Iggy Azalea Hits Recording Studio With Verse Simmonds
  7. Angelina Jolie Worries Brad Pitt Will Leave Her for Marion Cotillard
  8. Charlize Theron Gets Called Out for Letting Her Son Dress Like Elsa of 'Frozen'
  9. Get Your First Glimpse of Tom Hardy in Christopher Nolan's WWII Film 'Dunkirk'
  10. Britney Spears Calls 'Carpool Karaoke' With James Corden 'Awkward'

CELEBS PHOTO