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Christina Aguilera postpones U.S. tour

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Christina Aguilera has canceled plans for a North American summer tour, according to a statement released on Tuesday, saying her appearance in an upcoming movie and promotion of a new record do not allow adequate rehearsal time, Reuters reports.

In a full statement obtained by EW, the singer’s spokesperson says: “Christina Aguilera’s summer tour has been moved to 2011 due to prior commitments that the singer had made to her film Burlesque and to the promotion of her new album Bionic. The singer felt she needed more time to rehearse the show and with less than a month between the album release and tour date this wasn’t possible. New dates will be announced later this year. Refunds are available at point of purchase.”

The summer tour was scheduled to start in July. New dates will be announced later this year, and refunds are available where tickets were purchased. Bionic, Aguilera’s first album of new music since 2006, is due out on June 8. Burlesque releases in theaters this November.

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