The hitmaker went under the knife last week (ends28Jun15, according to the Begin the Beguine singer's nephew and representative Jorge Iglesias.

He says, "Julio Iglesias had a small medical procedure in the lumbar portion of his back, as part of a routine checkup in New York. He will return to all his activities after the rest... recommended by the doctors."

Iglesias is expected to return to the stage in Marbella, Spain next month (Aug15).

The news comes just weeks after the crooner's son, Enrique Iglesias, underwent reconstructive hand surgery after his fingers were sliced up when he attempted to grab a flying drone at a show in Tijuana, Mexico in May (15).