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Gavin DeGraw hospitalized after being beaten in New York

August 8, 2011 | 10:54 pm

Gavin DeGraw attacked

Singer Gavin DeGraw has been hospitalized after he was reportedly attacked by a group on a New York City street and suffered a broken nose and facial cuts, according to news reports.

The cause of the attack, which occurred in the city's East Village, is unknown. A representative for the 34-year-old DeGraw issued a statement saying, "Gavin DeGraw was assaulted late Sunday night and taken to the emergency room at Bellevue Hospital by ambulance. He is currently under observation."

Starting July 22, Gavin went on tour with Maroon 5 and Train, and was preparing to host a live webcast on Wednesday, according to his website. He has now cancelled a planned concert Tuesday in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

DeGraw met mainstream success when his single "I Don't Want to Be" was picked as the theme song for the CW show "One Tree Hill." His self-titled 2008 album reached as high as No. 7 on the Billboard 200, and he has a new album, "Sweeter," due out in September.



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-- Jevon Phillips and wire reports

Photo: Gavin DeGraw. Credit: Associated Press