Leon Jackson has cancelled 10 dates on his forthcoming tour, including London, Manchester, Cardiff and Edinburgh, leaving fans ‘heartbroken’.

Due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’, the former X Factor winner and fellow show finalists Same Difference, pulled out of the gigs – which formed over half of the tour.

Messages of disappointment have appeared on fans’ forums. One wrote: “This is heartbreaking for so many fans that have been planning for months.”

Enthusiasts of the Scottish singer and the sibling duo can still see them on stage, but English followers may feel let down as only two of the remaining nine gigs are south of the border.

Aberdeen Concert Hall (two dates), Glasgow Clyde Auditorium (two dates), Motherwell Concert Hall, Dundee Caird Hall and Perth Concert Hall are the remaining Scottish venues.

The shows in England will take place at the Ipswich Regent Theatre and Birmingham Symphony Hall.

As yet, no apology has been made by the artists, but a spokesperson for the tour said: “We tried to cater to as many fans as we could and we think we have done that.”

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