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Musicians and injuries

Updated 3:40 PM ET, Fri January 23, 2015
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The Black Keys -- guitarist Dan Auerbach, left, and drummer Patrick Carney -- were forced to cancel 17 shows on their upcoming European tour after Carney sustained a shoulder injury. Click through the gallery for more musicians who have canceled shows after injuries. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
U2 canceled a weeklong gig on "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" in November 2014 after frontman Bono, second from left, injured his arm while bicycling in New York City. Kevin Winter/Getty Images
In 2011, singer Adele was forced to cancel a sold-out tour of the U.S. due to a hemorrhage in her vocal cord. Kevin Winter/Getty Images
A stubborn virus caused Paul McCartney to cancel a handful of shows on his 2014 tour of Asia and later postpone seven concerts in the U.S. AFP/Getty Images
Lady Gaga canceled the last 25 dates of her "Born This Way Ball" tour in 2013 after tearing her right hip. She was forced to refund an estimated $25 million in ticket sales. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for SXSW
Aerosmith canceled 20 shows on its 2009 North American tour after frontman Steven Tyler tumbled off a stage in Sturgis, South Dakota. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images
Beyoncé rescheduled a May 2013 concert in Antwerp, Belgium due to dehydration and exhaustion. The move triggered rumors that the singer was pregnant, although she denied them and no baby materialized. Larry Busacca/WireImage/Getty Images
Rockers ZZ Top canceled its entire fall 2014 tour after the band's bassist, Dusty Hill, injured his hip in a fall on a tour bus. Here Hill, left, and Billy Gibbons perform in 2013 in Epernay, France. FRANCOIS NASCIMBENI/AFP/Getty Images
Taylor Swift performs onstage during the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball in December 2014 in New York City. Swift canceled a handful of shows in 2011 on her "Speak Now Tour" because she got sick with bronchitis. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images
Country legend Willie Nelson was forced to cancel four shows in 2013 because of a shoulder injury. The crooner was back on the road again about a month later. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images