Barry Manilow Hospitalized for Hip Repairs

Celebrity News Dec. 12, 2011 AT 7:10PM
Barry Manilow Hospitalized for Hip Repairs Credit: Noel Vasquez/Getty Images

Barry Manilow needs to take it easy!

The 68-year-old singer is undergoing surgery to repair torn abductor muscles and to have bursas removed from both hips, his publicist told USA Today's Lifeline Live.

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He will be in recovery for six weeks; he'll return to the stage Feb. 2-4 with three connects at the Chicago Theater. He'll then perform four concerts at Radio City Music Hall in NYC Feb. 10-14. 

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"That's what you get when you jump around to Copacabana for 30 years!" Manilow quipped in a statement. "Wish me luck!"

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