Lady Gaga Cancels Shows Due to Bronchitis, Jokes Ursula Took Her "Mermaid Voice"

Lady Gaga performs onstage during "The ARTPOP Ball" tour opener at BB&T Center on May 4, 2014 in Sunrise, Florida.

Little Monsters, don't weep: Lady Gaga is devastated enough.

The Grammy award-winning artist was set to take the stage in Seattle, Wash. Wednesday, but tweeted --while apologizing profusely-- that she must cancel that show as well as an upcoming Friday performance in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Blaming the loss of her "mermaid voice" on Ursula, Ariel's voice-stealing nemesis in Disney's animated film "The Little Mermaid," Gaga posted a fun pic of the spell-binding character along with her tweet.

But the true cause of her break from touring is the lung condition bronchitis.

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The 28-year-old singer-songwriter may have called off this week of concerts at the last minute, but she promised to make it up to her fans when she's well, writing "My deepest apologies to Seattle and Vancouver, we'll reschedule those shows &be back to make it up to you. I monsters. #sadgaga"

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The pop princess may have been coming down with this illness earlier in the week.

She was spotted leaving her New York apartment warmly snuggled up Sunday even though it was a reported 80 degrees that day.

And although acute bronchitis comes on suddenly, it's oftenttimes caused by a cold or flu that a person has nursed for a while.

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