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Sam Smith celebrated his 23rd birthday with surgery in Boston.

For months we have known that Grammy Award winning singer Sam Smith needed to have surgery on his vocal chords. But now we know he got the surgery done right here in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts General Hospital released a statement today (which happens to be Smith's 23rd birthday) saying the crooner had his surgery to stop recurrent vocal cord bleeding and is expected to make a full recovery.

Excellent news for fans for the Smith, who hasn't been performing in months to rest his instrument. But the good news is things went well and he's on the road to recovery.

The road doesn't look to long either, he is expected to make his first post surgery performance on July 18th in Charlotte, NC. No New England shows on the horizon just yet.