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OTRC: Selena Gomez cancels 2014 tour dates in Australia

Selena Gomez appears at the L.A. premiere of her new action film 'Getaway.' (OTRC)

Selena Gomez has canceled her upcoming 2014 tour dates in Australia, saying she wants to spend some time on herself.

The 21-year-old singer announced the news on Thursday, Dec. 19.

"My fans are so important to me and I would never want to disappoint them," Gomez said in a statemen to OTRC.com. "But it has become clear to me and those close to me that after many years of putting my work first, I need to spend some time on myself in order to be the best person I can be."

Gomez was supposed to perform in Australia between Feb. 1 and Feb. 8.

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