singer-songwriter Michael Bolton has revealed he underwent surgery over the Christmas holidays to .
The 70-year-old said in a post that he is ‘recuperating at home’ after the successful operation.
He added that he is ‘working hard to accelerate’ his means a ‘temporary break from touring’.
He began: ‘I want to start by wishing everyone a very happy and healthy new year!
‘I also want to share that 2023 ended up presenting me with some very unexpected challenges.’
‘Just before the holidays, it was discovered that I had a brain tumour, which required immediate surgery,’ the All That Matters singer went on in the statement posted on Instagram.
‘Thanks to my incredible medical team, the surgery was a success.
‘I am now recuperating at home and surrounded by the tremendous love and support of my family.’
The two-time Grammy winning singer said he will be devoting his time and energy to recovery over the next few months, taking time out of his touring schedule.
He continued: ‘It is always the hardest thing for me to ever disappoint my fans or postpone a show, but have no doubt I am working hard to accelerate my recovery and get back to performing soon.
‘I am beyond grateful for all the love and support you have so generously shown me through the years.
‘Know that I’m keeping your positive messages in my heart, and I’ll give you more updates as soon as I can.’
Bolton was next set to perform on February 1 at the Murray Theatre at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Florida, with a total of six tour dates in February, before three in both March and April.
It is not yet known whether he will be able to headline the London O2 Arena with guest Bonnie Tyler on July 25 as is scheduled.
His post was showered with love and support with singer Richard Marx penning: ‘Sending you so much love and healing my dear brother. You’ve got this.’
Actress Debbie Gibson added: ‘Sending love and healing energy Michael !!!’