Beyonce Drops Out of Coachella Due to Pregnancy, 'Following the Advice of Her Doctors'

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Beyoncé may be blessed "two times over," but Coachella-goers will have to wait until next year for their blessing.
The "Formation" singer, who was announced as one of the festival's headlining acts in January, officially dropped out on Thursday due to her pregnancy. Instead, Beyoncé has rescheduled her headlining duties for 2018.
"Following the advice of her doctors to keep a less rigorous schedule in the coming months, Beyoncé has made the decision to forgo performing at the 2017 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival," Coachella announced on Facebook.
The statement, which was first reported by AP, continues, "However, Goldenvoice [the festival producer] and Parkwood are pleased to confirm that she will be a headliner at the 2018 festival. Thank you for your understanding."
Beyoncé and Jay Z announced they are expecting twins earlier this month, shortly before Bey took the stage at the GRAMMYs to perform a medley of songs from "Lemonade." No word yet on who the replacement headliner will be -- or if that artist will be a woman, considering Beyoncé was set to be the first female singer to headline in a decade, since Björk in 2007.
Despite Beyoncé's cancellation, Coachella will go on as planned, with Radiohead and Kendrick Lamar still headlining the desert festival on April 14-16 and 21-23.