Gavin DeGraw hurt after NYC attack, cancels shows

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NEW YORK (AP) - Singer-songwriter Gavin DeGraw is still hospitalized after being attacked by a group of men on a New York City street.

A statement released Tuesday says the 34-year-old entertainer has a concussion, broken nose, black eyes, cuts and bruises.

The statement says, “Gavin and his family appreciate everyone’s concern at this time.”

Police say DeGraw was beaten up early Sunday in the East Village. He was taken to Bellevue Hospital in an ambulance. An investigation in ongoing.

DeGraw has since canceled a planned concert Tuesday in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. A Thursday concert in Long Island, N.Y., and a Saturday show in Mansfield, Mass., have also been canceled.

DeGraw’s new album, “Sweeter,” due out in September. His top hits include “Chariot” and “I Don’t Want to Be.”

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