The surgery that can save a singer's career

The National

The surgery that can save a singer's career is being done more often due to an increase in live performances. Big-name artists like Celine Dion, Michael Bublé and Sam Smith have all suffered vocal cord problems in recent years, often having to cancel concerts or tours. The rise in surgeries is due to a shift in digital music — album sales used to be the industry's biggest source of revenue, but now the money is in live music

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