Doja Cat cancelled her appearance at 2022 BRIT Awards, after her road crew tested positive to COVID-19.
Yesterday’s tweet (January 31) confirmed this fact. “numerous members”(Photo courtesy of her touring team)“both on and off stage”) had tested positive.
“Unfortunately, due to cases of COVID within my crew, I will no longer be performing at the Brits,” Doja wrote. “It’s simply not safe for us to continue to rehearse together and put each other in harm’s way. I can’t wait to perform for my UK fans as soon as I can. Take care of yourselves.”
Below is her complete statement
— doja cat (@DojaCat) January 31, 2022
Doja – real name Amala Dlamini – is nominated in two categories at this year’s awards; International Artist Of The Year and Best International Song, the latter for her SZA collaboration ‘Kiss Me More’.
Taking place on February 8 an London’s O2 Arena, the BRIT Awards would have marked Dlamini’s first show in the UK.
Dlamini posted on Twitter December 11th, that members of her production crew for the tour had tested positive. They would immediately be placed in quarantine with her New York City and Boston shows Cancellation as a precaution.
Dlamini declared the news on December 12th. She herself was positive for the test for COVID-19, resulting in her withdrawing from a further number of scheduled performances on iHeartRadio’s North American Jingle Ball tour. “My spirits are down,”She wrote the following, assuring her fans that she was still there. “doing OK” “look[ing] forward to recovering.”
Dlamini contracted the virus for the second time, the first in July 2020. This was just a few months after Dlamini mocked people who were afraid of the virus’ global onset by saying that she was. “not scared”It.