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Juan Gabriel recovering from fall from stage

Mexican singer reportedly broke his wrist and suffered a concussion
/ Source: The Associated Press

Mexican pop star Juan Gabriel is recovering from injuries suffered in a fall from a stage during a performance in Houston.

Gabriel fell Sunday night just minutes into the opening set of his performance at the Toyota Center, according to a statement on the venue’s Web site.

The Houston Chronicle reported that Gabriel broke his wrist and suffered a concussion. Witnesses said the singer appear to trip on the microphone cord.

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Pace Concerts said Gabriel, 55, was fine and resting. The Houston concert will be rescheduled, according to the Toyota Center.

A six-time Grammy nominee, is perhaps best known for the ballad “Hasta que te conoci,” which has been re-recorded by many other top Latin singers.

Gabriel, who was born Albert Aguilera Valadez, grew up in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The remaining dates of his U.S. tour, which was to run until Sunday, have been postponed.