Meat Loaf Collapses On Stage Mid-Performance

Rocker Meat Loaf reportedly collapsed during a concert in Canada on June 16, 2016. According to TMZ, the 68-year-old singer reportedly fell to the stage and lay motionless during a performance of his hit single "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)." Staff rushed to his side within seconds of his collapse.

A fan captured a video of the incident in Edmonton, Alberta. In the footage, the singer can be seen dropping his mic and slowly falling onto his hands and knees before collapsing onto his back. "We weren't sure at first whether it was part of the act or it was something for real," a fan told the Edmonton Journal following the performance. "I was scared. I didn't know what to think," said another audience member. Fans were reportedly told to clear the theater following the emergency.

His condition has improved

Meat Loaf was subsequently taken to an area hospital, and BBC News reported he is "stable and in good condition."

The singer's health woes have made headlines over the last few years. In the days leading up to his concert in Edmonton, Meat Loaf had to cancel shows in Moose Jaw and Calgary. He also canceled multiple shows in 2015 amid rumors that he had taken ill. Meat Loaf has collapsed on stage before. According to BBC News, he collapsed during a 2003 concert in London, then again during a 2011 concert in Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh incident was attributed to on an asthma attack.

Meat Loaf skyrocketed to fame with the 1977 release of Bat Out of Hell, which remains one of the best-selling albums of all time. His hit single, "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)," topped the Billboard charts in 1993.