Lorde has canceled an upcoming concert in Tel Aviv after fans urged the singer not to support the Israeli government by putting on a concert there. The news was confirmed via @AmySpiro, a reporter for The Jerusalem Post.
It's official, Lorde has canceled her Tel Aviv show in Israel after pressure from BDS. Local organizers say ticket holders will be refunded.
— Amy Spiro (@AmySpiro) December 24, 2017
Here is the statement from Lorde:
This followed confirmation from the singer that she had seen this open letter posted in response to her announcing the concert… fans weren’t all about it from the beginning.
Noted! Been speaking w many people about this and considering all options. Thank u for educating me i am learning all the time too 🌸
— Lorde (@lorde) December 21, 2017