The 40-year-old singer had already been forced to cancel upcoming concert dates in order to take time for "vocal rest".
Shakira is postponing her El Dorado World Tour after suffering a vocal hemorrhage.
Shakira then told her fans that she had suffered a hemorrhage on her right vocal cord! At the end of July I went for a routine checkup, before starting to design this tour and my doctor confirmed that my vocal cords were in ideal condition. Towards the end of October though, in the home stretch of my rehearsals, I felt a odd hoarseness that impeded my singing.
In a lengthy Instagram post, the star confessed to her fans that the past few days have been "some of the hardest of my career" and her "nightmare continues" while she battles her health issues. "As such, and with a heavy heart, I must that I find myself obliged to postpone my European tour until 2018, to allow my body several necessary weeks, dedicated to my complete recovery".
She added: "It pains me not to be able to sing this month, for those have done even the impossible to get tickets and accompany me throughout the different countries of Europe".
Shakira is postponing her European tour due to lingering complications from a vocal chord hemorrhage.
"I'm devastated to have to miss our first show on November 8th in Koln". In the end, she confirmed she will not be touring until further notice.