Keith Urban has canceled a slate of appearances in the wake of doctor's orders to rest his voice. The country artist was due to perform his single "Raining on Sunday" yesterday (Jan. 21) on ABC's "Goo

Keith Urban has canceled a slate of appearances in the wake of doctor's orders to rest his voice. The country artist was due to perform his single "Raining on Sunday" yesterday (Jan. 21) on ABC's "Good Morning America," and was also scheduled to appear on "The Caroline Rhea Show," the "WB Morning Show," and "AOL Sessions."

As he's been ordered to rest his voice for a full week, upcoming concerts in Indianapolis (Friday) and Paducah, Ky. (Saturday), have also been canceled. At deadline, rescheduled dates for the shows were still being worked out.

"I'm extremely disappointed that I was forced to cancel these appearances," Urban said in a statement. "But doctor's orders are doctor's orders, and I hope that all those who purchased tickets or who expected me to perform on television will understand that I will make it up to them somehow."

Urban's next scheduled show comes Jan. 31 in Owensboro, Ky. From there, he's due to be on the road in Canada through mid-February with Carolyn Dawn Johnson and Jimmy Rankin. He also has a March 1 appearance scheduled at the annual RodeoHouston event.

The artist has been promoting his latest release, "Golden Road." Released in October, Urban's sophomore Capitol album debuted at No. 3 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart and No. 11 on The Billboard 200.

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