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Singer Gavin DeGraw released from hospital after attack

NEW YORK - AUGUST 05: Musician Gavin DeGraw performs at the Schick Intuition Kiss & Tell summer party at Stone Rose at the Time Warner Center on August 5, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Gavin DeGraw Jason Kempin

Gavin DeGraw performs at the Schick Intuition Kiss & Tell summer party on August 5, 2010 in New York City.
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(CBS/AP) NEW YORK - Pop singer-songwriter Gavin DeGraw was released from the hospital on Tuesday after being attacked by a group of men and then struck by a cab in New York's East Village Monday.

"Hi my friends,  the 34-year-old singer tweeted Tuesday afternoon. "Honestly, I don't remember much. I only know I can recover from here. Thank u all for your genuine concern. I love u guys."

A representative confirmed DeGraw tweeted the message himself, according to E! Online.

Police say DeGraw was assaulted by "unknown male attackers" early Monday morning. As DeGraw stumbled away from his assailants, he was reportedly struck by a cab. Authorities believe an argument may have sparked the beating.

He suffered a broken nose and cuts to his face. He was then taken to Bellevue hospital. His rep says the 34-year-old DeGraw also suffered black eyes and bruises.

There have been no arrests.

DeGraw's hit "I Don't Wanna Be" is also the theme song for the TV show "One Tree Hill." His next album, "Sweeter," is set to debut in September.

DeGraw had to cancel a concert appearance at Saratoga Springs Tuesday night with the groups Train and Maroon 5.

DeGraw and his brother own a bar, The National Underground, on Houston Street, in lower Manhattan.

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