Kiwi singer Stan Walker has had to break news to fans that his mum, April Walker has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
The news has caused the cancellation of his upcoming New Zealand tour in November, as he takes time to be with his family.
"I need to be with my Mum whilst she goes through & recovers from breast cancer," Stan broke the news on his Facebook page.
"My mum is my world. She's the queen of all of our lives. We're just praying for the best for my mum."
"Pray for my mummy. She's my hero."
Watch his announcement below: