Justin Bieber has canceled the rest of his Purpose World Tour, much to the dismay of his fans. In an official statement published on the singer's website, it confirmed why the remaining dates for the tour will not push through anymore.

According to the statement in Bieber's website, the singer has canceled the rest of his Purpose World Tour dates because of unforeseen circumstances. The announcement added that the singer "loves his fans" and would hate to have them disappointed. Justin Bieber is also thankful for the reception it received for the last 18 months.

The tour had over 150 shows in six continents and Bieber expressed that he was grateful to the cast and crew who joined him. Although, after much consideration, Bieber has decided that he will not be pushing through with the rest of the tour dates. Refunds for tickets will be given at the point of purchase.

John Mayer defends Justin Bieber

Of course, many Justin Bieber fans expressed their shock and disbelief over the cancellation of the tour. According to E! Online, the Purpose World Tour still had 14 concert dates to go, including stadium shows in Texas, Los Angeles, Colorado, and New Jersey.

John Mayer came to the aid of his fellow musician. Mayer said, that an artist who pulls out of a tour would have done damage to themselves if they decided to push through.

Mayer added that the industry has experienced several great losses recently and he gives Justin Bieber a thumbs up for "realizing it was time to call it."

Tragic losses in the music industry

Recently, musicians like Soundgarden and Audioslave's Chris Cornell and Linkin Park's Chester Bennington have lost their lives.

The two were very vocal about their battle with depression.

Cornell and Bennington, who are very close friends passed away just a couple of months apart. It was also eerie for some that the Linkin Park vocalist died on his friend Cornell's birthday on July 20.

What's next for the Biebs?

E! Online added that Bieber was trying to grab some rest and relaxation time and wanted to lay low in between tour stops.

He was recently spotted with model Audreyana Michelle.

Last week, he surprised patients at Children's Hospital of Orange County. As of writing, there is still no statement from his camp whether his tour dates would be rescheduled.

Did you purchase tickets for the Purpose World Tour? Do you think the Biebs is undergoing some personal issues, that's why he canceled it? Let us know what you think.