Daughtry frontman Chris Daughtry abruptly postpones tour as he mourns the tragic loss of his daughter.
The rock frontman abruptly postponed his tour after the sudden death of his 25-year-old daughter, Hannah, who was found dead in her Nashville home on Friday evening (Nov. 12) by the Nashville Police Department, according to a statement from the singer.
“Due to the unexpected death of Chris and Deanna Daughtry’s daughter, Hannah, all currently scheduled shows for the coming week for Daughtry have been postponed,” the “Heavy Is The Crown” singer shared on Instagram. “The Daughtry family thanks you for your understanding and respectfully asks for privacy during this very difficult time.”
No cause of death was revealed at the time of the announcement on social media, however, his statement mentioned, “Further details will be made available at a later date. The investigation into this tragic death is still ongoing.”
Earlier this month, prior to the tragic passing of Daughtry’s daughter, the band kicked off their tour on Nov. 3. The group were set to perform on The Dearly Beloved Tour on Friday evening (Nov. 12) in Atlantic City, New Jersey, however, he did not appear due to the tragic loss of his daughter. Tour mates, Sevendust and Tremonti, still performed.
According to a fan, during the New Jersey concert, an announcement was said over the loudspeaker saying, “due to a family emergency, Daughtry will not be performing tonight.”
Hannah, and her brother Griffin, 23, are Daughtry’s wife Deanna’s children from a previous relationship. Daughtry, 41, and Deanna, 48, met in 2000 and share twins, Adalynn Rose and Noah James, 10.
The band Daughtry recently released their sixth studio album, Dearly Beloved, alongside their latest single “Lioness” on Sept. 17.