Singer Peabo Bryson hospitalized after mild heart attack

Singer Peabo Bryson hospitalized after mild heart attack

Peabo Bryson performs onstage during the Thurgood Marshall College Fund 28th Annual Awards Gala in 2016 in Washington. A rep for the singer said he is recovering in the hospital after he had a mild heart attack over the weekend.

Singer Peabo Bryson is in the hospital after having a heart attack over the weekend, according to his representative.

TMZ reported that the Grammy-winning singer was at his home in Georgia when he had a mild heart attack.

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"He is currently listed in stable condition and is awake and responsive. Both his medical team and family are optimistic for a speedy recovery," Bryson's rep told Essence in a statement Monday. "At this time, privacy is requested; however, the thoughts and prayers of friends and fans are welcomed and appreciated."

Bryson won two Grammys for best Pop performance by a duo or group with vocals: one in 1992 with Celine Dion for "Beauty and the Beast" and another in 1993 with Regina Belle for "A Whole New World (Aladdin's Theme)."

According to the R&B singer's official website, he has a concert at Tangier Cabaret Room May 3 and 4 in Akron, Ohio. The date has not been canceled or postponed at the time of this story.