By Paul Chavez For Dailymail.com
Published: 00:39 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 01:00 BST, 3 May 2019
Kelly Clarkson after hosting the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas had her appendix removed Thursday in Los Angeles.
The 37-year-old singer in addition to hosting Wednesday also performed two different musical numbers during the three-hour show televised on NBC.
Clarkson had been suffering all week from a painful episode of appendicitis, according to an article Thursday by ET.
Appendix removed: Kelly Clarkson, shown Wednesday at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, returned home to Los Angeles after the show and had surgery to remove her appendix
The American Idol winner flew home to Los Angeles after the awards ceremony and surgery was performed Thursday morning.
Clarkson was at home resting and recuperating and planned to be on The Voice on Monday for