Singing icon Shirley Bassey is recovering in a hospital in France after undergoing emergency stomach surgery.The 71-year-old was admitted to the hospital in Monaco, where she now resides, with severe abdominal pains last week. The star’s spokesman Paul Carey says, "Dame Shirley Bassey is recovering well after an emergency operation to relieve stomach complications, after complaining of abdominal pain last week."The Dame was admitted to hospital in Monaco, where she is a resident."Doctors performed an emergency procedure and the Dame is making a good recovery and doctors are happy with her progress." The Welsh star is expected to recover ahead of her scheduled performance at Nelson Mandela’s 90th birthday concert in London England next month.