Kelly Clarkson is returning to the Billboard Music Awards! On Tuesday, NBC and Dick Clark productions announced that the 37-year-old singer will host the annual awards show for the third consecutive year.
"I’m thrilled to be back with my Billboard family," Clarkson said in a press release. "I love being part of an event that celebrates our greatest artists and entertains our fans. This a night of music that you won’t want to miss!"
— Billboard Music Awards (@BBMAs) February 25, 2020
Immediately following last year's ceremony, ET exclusively learned that the singer had to have surgery to remove her appendix. Clarkson, who had been suffering from a painful bout of appendicitis the week prior, flew right home to Los Angeles from Las Vegas immediately after the awards show and had a procedure the following morning.
Clarkson tweeted about her experience after her surgery, tweeting, "Not gonna lie.... I may or may not have broken down in tears after the show from pain."
"BUT thanks 2 all the amazing people @ Cedars-Sinai I flew home directly after the event, nailed the surgery early this morning, & feeling awesome now!" she wrote. "Bye bye appendix #TheShowMustGoOn."
The 2020 Billboard Music Awards will air April 29 at 8 p.m. PT/ET on NBC.