Taking to Twitter to announce the news, Letissier revealed, "I lost my mother on Tuesday night. I came home to go through this ordeal with my loved ones - I won't be able to sing this Saturday."

Christine and the Queens also had to cancel her performance with Blood Orange at Santa Barbara Bowl in California last night (18 April).

Letissier has a busy festival season approaching, and is due to play London's All Points East on 26 May, the same day as James Blake, Metronomy, Kamasi Washington, Kurt Vile, Toro Y Moi, and many more.

Chrstine and the Queens will also play Primavera Sound, Parklife, Glastonbury, and many other festivals. Find out more.