Singer Tom Grennan injured in ‘unprovoked attack’ in New York

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British singer Tom Grennan was reportedly injured and hospitalized in “an unprovoked attack and robbery” overnight after a performance at New York’s Bowery Ballroom on Wednesday.

In statement Thursday On social media, his manager, John Dawkins, wrote that the incident happened “in the early hours” Thursday “outside a bar in Manhattan”, adding that the 26-year-old artist remains hospitalized.

“Tom is currently in hospital being evaluated by doctors for his injuries, which include a ruptured ear, a torn eardrum and an issue with his previously fractured jaw,” the statement read. “Despite this, Tom is in good spirits but needs to recover temporarily while doctors assess his ability to continue his tour.”

The announcement, which does not specify where the reported attack took place, adds that although Grennan is “desperate not to let anyone down”, his management has made a “precautionary decision to postpone” a show scheduled for Friday. at the Theater of Miracles in Washington, DC. The note added that rescheduling of updates will follow.

“We would like to thank Tom’s amazing American fans for their support and understanding,” the statement concluded.

Fans flooded his social media, calling the alleged incident “disgusting and heartbreaking» and offering many wishes for «a speedy recovery» and encouraging him to «stay strong.

Contacted by The Post via email, an NYPD public information spokesperson replied that there “is no relation to that name on file.”

Grennan – who had been named for multiple 2022 BRIT Awards, including Song of the Year for ‘Little Bit of Love’ – thanked her NYC fans in a social post Thursday afternoonwriting, “the big apple…you’re all magic”, and including a selfie on Broome Street and a stage view photo from his Wednesday show.

In his Instagram Story, he also posted several short videos of him onstage, wearing a dark tank top and what looked like brown leather pants, bouncing around and performing “Little Bit of Love.” He included captions noting that fans were “lining up around the block” ahead of time and thanking “everyone who came out.”

Tom Grennan at the BRIT Awards in February.
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