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DeGraw released from hospital after attack

Singer-songwriter Gavin DeGraw has been released from a New York hospital after an attack that left him with a broken nose, a concussion and other injuries.

DeGraw tweeted Tuesday afternoon that he didn't remember much of Sunday's beating. Police said they were investigating an assault by three males in the city's East Village in the early morning hours on Monday, but said it was unclear what led to the attack.

"The victim claims to have been struck by these individuals and taken to hospital," a police spokesman said. Police would not comment on whether DeGraw had been drinking.

The 34-year-old singer also reported having been struck by a taxi soon after the assault. He had just left a group of friends when the attack took place. No arrests have been made and no motive has emerged for the assault.

The New York singer, whose hits include "I Don't Want to Be" and "Chariot," was suffering from "a concussion, broken nose, black eyes, cuts and bruises," and is in stable condition his publicist said.

DeGraw canceled concerts this week in upstate New York and Massachusetts after the assault. He has been the opening act for the first leg of rock bands Train and Maroon 5's U.S. tour and was next due to perform on Tuesday.

On Twitter, DeGraw thanked fans and said: "I only know I can recover from here. ... I love u guys."

DeGraw got his start playing in nightclubs in and around Manhattan and hit it big when "I Don't Want to Be" was chosen as the theme song for television drama, "One Tree Hill.

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