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50 Cent Pulls UK Appearances

EXCLUSIVE | The rapper cancels European shows including the MOBOs after he loses the chart race.

50 Cent has pulled out of performing at the MOBOs and the Vodafone Live Music Awards due to take place this week.

The rapper was beaten to the UK Album Chart top spot by Kanye West yesterday after promising hed retire if the Graduation star sold more records.

Curtis was due to play live at both award shows on Wednesday and for MTV in Germany this Friday.

His label told MTV News: "50 Cent is very sad to confirm that due to a last minute, unforseen and unanticipated change in his schedule, he will have to postpone his European Promotion Trip from Sept. 18- 25."

Tom Thorogood