Lady Gaga cancels the remainder of her tour

After postponing some Born This Way Ball shows on Tuesday night, Lady Gaga has announced that she will be cancelling the remainder of her tour, due to a 'severe' leg injury.

In a message posted on her fan site littlemonsters.com, Live Nation Global Touring confirmed "that the remainder of the Lady Gaga Born This Way Ball performances have been cancelled."

Lady Gaga initially cancelled four shows of the Born This Way Ball tour Credit: Zak Hussein/PA Archive

The statement confirmed that Lady Gaga would need surgery "to repair the problem", after it was determined she had a labral tear of the right hip.

It added that she would need "strict down time to recover" and that refunds for tickets would be available.