Image credit: Randee St. NicholasChris Young underwent surgery Friday to repair tendons in his left hand after cutting himself with a kitchen knife while home a day earlier.

The injury forced the 28-year-old singer to cancel his CMA Musical Festival performance Saturday night at Nashville’s LP Field.

According to a press release, Young “is expected to fully heal and will return to playing guitar following his recovery and rehabilitation.”

Young’s newest single, “Who I Am With You” from his recently-released album A.M., is working its way up the country charts.

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