The 19-year-old singer will reportedly have to rest his voice for about a month following the procedure.
“Our lil Nath has to go in for an op on his throat on his birthday to make him better so join us in wishing him well,” the group wrote on their Facebook page. “We love ya! #GetWellNath.”
The band’s E! reality series The Wanted Life is still set to premiere on June 2nd.
We’re sending our well wishes to Nathan!
Click inside to read the full statement from his reps…
“We can confirm that The Wanted‘s Nathan Sykes will under go specialist throat surgery on Thursday 18th April in Los Angeles and as such will be taking unforeseen hiatus form The Wanted. The priority for Nathan, his label and management is that he is given time to recover and receive the best treatment possible. The remaining four members of The Wanted will continue fulfilling the bands promotional commitments across the world.”