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Singer Meat Loaf "recovering well" after collapsing on stage

He has cancelled a concert that was scheduled to take place today.

ROCK SINGER MEAT Loaf is “recovering well” after he collapsed on stage during a concern in Alberta, Canada.

Meat Loaf collapsed on Thursday night near the end of his concert at the Northern Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton, Alberta Canada.

One video of the performance at Edmonton’s Jubilee Auditorium showed the singer bending over, dropping his microphone and falling to the floor. Musicians walked over to help and the music eventually went silent.


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A statement posted on his Facebook page yesterday said Meat Loaf was recovering well in hospital.

“Meat Loaf collapsed Thursday night due to severe dehydration near the end of his concert at the Northern Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton, Alberta Canada,” the statement said.

“He was admitted to a nearby hospital to undergo routine tests. His vital signs are stable and normal — additional tests are being performed but he is responsive and recovering well.”

He extends his heartfelt thanks for everyone’s support and well wishes, and is expecting a speedy and full recovery.

Meat Loaf has since cancelled a concert that was due to be held tonight.

The 68-year-old, whose real name is Marvin Lee Aday, is best known for his 1977 album Bat Out of Hell.

Additional reporting: AP

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