LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Singer Ed Sheeran said he was "a
bit bruised and broken" on Wednesday as he recovered from a
bicycle accident that left him with a broken wrist, elbow and
rib and led to the cancellation of shows on the Asia leg of his
Sheeran, 26, sported a full cast on one arm and a sling on
the other arm as he walked down the red carpet at London's Q
Awards for music.
"I am a bit bruised and broken but I am fine," the singer
told Reuters. "It was a bike accident and I broke my wrist,
broke my elbow, broke a rib ... I'll be alright though."
Sheeran added that the future of his "Divide" world tour was
"up to (my) manager and agent."
The singer said in an Instagram post this week that he
suffered fractures to his wrist and elbow and that he was
"unable to perform live concerts for the immediate future." His
injury forced the cancellation of tour dates in Taipei, Osaka,
Seoul, Tokyo and Hong Kong so far.
Sheeran went into Wednesday's awards with three nominations
and won the accolade for best act in the world today. The annual
ceremony hosted by Britain's Q magazine, celebrates musical
(Reporting by Edward Baran for Reuters TV; Editing by Piya
Sinha-Roy and Andrew Hay)
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