January 20, 2004|9:55 am

Daniel Bedingfield has been released from Whangarei Hospital in New Zealand on Jan.13. He suffered neck injuries from a car accident over New Year’s weekend.

Bedingfield plans to spend two months recuperating at the house of his parents in New Zealand, according to the Associated Press.

The 24-year old singer/songwriter learned the same day of his hospital release that he was nominated for best album and best male artist in the annual British Grammy music awards.