Justin Bieber cancels the remainder of his Purpose world tour due to "unforeseen circumstances"

The singer apologies to fans: "I'm sorry for anyone who feels betrayed".

Justin Bieber has apologised to fans after cancelling the remainder of his Purpose world tour dates.

The singer has cancelled 14 dates in Asia and North America which he was booked to play over the next three months. 

Justin told TMZ.com: "I'm sorry for anybody who feels disappointed or betrayed."

Kicking off in March 2016, the star has performed over 150 shows on the tour in support of his 2015 album Purpose. The tour is reported to have grossed $93.2m (£71.5m) in the first half of 2017, with an average of almost 40,000 tickets sold per date.

Last month Justin played to 65,000 people in London's Hyde Park as part of Barclaycard's Summer Time concert series. 

"I have been on tour for two years," Bieber added. "I'm looking forward to just resting, getting some relaxation and we're going to ride some bikes."

A statement posted on his official website read: "Justin loves his fans and hates to disappoint them. He is grateful and honoured to have shared that experience with his cast and crew for over 150 successful shows across six continents during this run.

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"However, after careful consideration he has decided he will not be performing any further dates. Tickets will be refunded at point of purchase."

Purpose has been Justin's most successful album in the UK, with combined sales (physical, download and streaming equivalent sales) on 1.2 million. The record reached Number 2 on the Official Albums Chart in November 2015, denied Number 1 by One Direction's Made In The A.M. 

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