Black Pumas step away from touring for rest of the year

Austin, Texas-based band Black Pumas have announced they won't be touring anymore in 2022.

The group, led by singer/songwriter Eric Burton and guitarist/producer Adrian Quesada, called the decision "difficult."

In a statement, the group said, "After four incredible years of career milestones and unforgettable live experiences around the world, we have made the difficult decision to press pause and step away from touring for the rest of the year."


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"We have the best fans in the world and appreciate each and every one of you for your support and understanding. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to know you better."

Black Pumas had recently announced they were not performing at several festivals.

The group has been nominated for six Grammy Awards including Best New Artist in 2020 and Record of the Year for "Colors" in 2021.