Entertainment Music Country Country Star Drake White Rushed to Hospital After Nearly Collapsing on Stage in Virginia The singer stumbled on stage and was caught by one of his bandmates before being taken to a hospital By Joelle Goldstein Joelle Goldstein Twitter Joelle Goldstein is a TV Staff Editor for PEOPLE Digital. She has been with the brand for five years, beginning her time as a digital news writer, where she covered everything from entertainment news to crime stories and royal tours. Since then, she has worked as a writer-reporter on the Human Interest team and an associate editor on the TV team. In her current role, Joelle oversees all things TV and enjoys being able to say she has to watch The Kardashians, Dancing with the Stars and America's Got Talent for "work". Prior to joining PEOPLE, Joelle was employed at The Hollywood Reporter. She graduated from Ithaca College with a degree in Television-Radio (and an appearance in the NCAA Women's Volleyball Final Four!) People Editorial Guidelines and Tricia Despres Published on August 16, 2019 11:45 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jo Hale/Redferns Country singer Drake White was hospitalized on Friday night after he nearly collapsed on stage during a performance. White was approximately 15 minutes into his set at Elmwood Park’s amphitheater in Roanoke, Virginia when the incident happened, a source tells PEOPLE. After stumbling on stage, the “Makin’ Me Look Good Again” singer, 35, was caught by one of the members in his band before he was transported to a local hospital, the source says. Following the scary incident, White tweeted a message to his fans and thanked them for his support as he continues to receive medical treatment. “Hey friends- sorry we had to cut it short tonight. I’m getting checked out by some of Roanoke’s finest docs and will keep you posted,” he tweeted. “Thanks for your prayers and continued support. Love ya!” “Hey my friends – I am beyond overwhelmed by the outpouring of love, prayers and good vibes the past few days. I’ve felt them all. I’m gonna take some time to rest up and I can’t wait to get back out there with y’all,” White posted to Instagram Monday. 8 Celebs Who’ve Collapsed On Stage Due to Health Concerns White is currently on tour and was the opening act on Friday for American Idol alum and fellow country singer Scotty McCreery. The singer has show dates scheduled across the United States in South Carolina, Kansas, Texas, California, Massachusetts, and Kentucky before he is expected to travel to Australia for five performances. White is then scheduled to return to the U.S. in October to finish the last leg of the tour, which is due to close on Nov. 16 in Nebraska. At this time, it is unclear if the tour will go on as planned and whether White will have to postpone any show dates. Drake White. Danielle Del Valle/Getty Images White broke onto the country scene years ago with his band The Big Fire as an opening act for several big-name artists including Eric Church and Luke Bryan, as well as Little Big Town and Zac Brown Band. In 2016, he released his debut album Spark, which featured chart-topping singles “It Feels Good,” Livin’ the Dream” and “Makin’ Me Look Good Again.” Two years later, the singer released a five-song EP called Pieces in May 2018.