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(WENN) - Country star Chris Young has pulled out of three upcoming shows after doctors placed him on vocal rest.

Experts have ordered the Tomorrow hitmaker to take a break, and he has cancelled his Thursday concert in Huntsville, Alabama, as well as Friday's gig in Savannah, Georgia and Saturday's appearance in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

In a statement to fans, Young adds, "I hate to disappoint everybody but my voice is pretty ragged out. Thanks for understanding and I look forward to seeing y'all next year."

Young is next due onstage in Las Vegas on December 11th.

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