Famed actress/singer Liza Minnelli will be having knee replacement surgery.
Sari N. Kent
Singer/actress Liza Minnelli will be having knee replacement surgery at a New York hospital within the next week.
Due to the procedure, Minnelli will be unable to attend the Grammy Awards on Sunday, Jan. 31.
"Minnelli, who has been dancing on stage since she was a teenager, is 63," the rep says. "She is expected to make a full recovery."
Minnelli’s Liza's at the Palace, which is the original cast recording from her Tony Award-winning Broadway performance, is nominated for the best traditional pop vocal album Grammy award.
She is the daughter of renowned actress/singer Judy Garland and film director Vincente Minnelli.
The DVD of Minnelli’s Great White Way engagement is due to be released on Tuesday, Feb. 2.
As for her many accolades, she has won a total of four Tony awards, an Emmy award, two Golden Globes and a Grammy Legend Award, which was bestowed upon her for her contributions and influence in the recording industry.