Young cuts hand, cancels autograph session at CMA fest
Friday, June 6, 2014
– Following a night celebrating with more 500 fans at his annual fan club party during the CMA Music Festival, Chris Young returned home where he cut his left hand while cooking a late dinner. He was taken immediately to a Nashville-area hospital. As a result, Young was forced to cancel his planned four-hour fan autograph session scheduled for todayl.
Young is expected to make a full recovery and return to the stage tomorrow night for his planned appearance at LP Field.
Young's latest single, "Who I Am With You," from his recently released album "A.M.", is climbing the country radio charts as Young hits the road with Dierks Bentley on the Riser Tour.
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