Credit: Michael Becker/FOX Photo: Top 24 Contestant Casey Abrams

Casey Abrams — one of the top 40 American Idol contestants — was rushed to a hospital moments ago after complaining of severe stomach pains, TMZ has learned.

Sources connected to the show tell TMZ the 19-year-old Abrams was rehearsing at CBS Television City when he began to feel sick.

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MARCH 10 UPDATE: Bad news for Casey Abrams fans — and really, who isn’t one? — Joe’s Place is reporting that Top 13 contestant is back in the hospital. As you will recall, Casey nearly missed his Top 24 performance when a stomach ailment hospitalized him. According to Joe’s Place, stress causes Casey’s stomach to bleed. Although the word is that he’s in stable condition and good spirits, we hope our favorite soul singer makes a full recovery.

Source: Joe’s Place Blog