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Taylor Swift postpones concerts due to illness

Taylor Swift performs on the opening night of her Speak Now tour at the LG Arena on March 23, 2011, in Birmingham, England. Getty

(CBS/AP) Taylor Swift says she's postponing concerts this week in Atlanta and Charlotte, N.C., because she has bronchitis.

The singer said in a statement that she's been advised by her doctor that she's not well enough to perform shows in Charlotte on Friday and in Atlanta this weekend.

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Swift said the Atlanta show has been rescheduled for Oct. 1, and the Charlotte show will now be Nov. 16.

The concerts are a part of Swift's Speak Now tour, which kicked off on Feb. 9 in Singapore. She's slated to play 90 performances in 19 countries.