She’s one of the most familiar faces on Canadian television to music fans.

And she was doing what she loved most.

So it was a shock for viewers and co-workers alike to learn about the suprising health problems that have struck Sarah Taylor.

The MuchMusic VJ had flown to Las Vegas on an assignment for the national cable channel.

But something terrible happened during her stay and for reasons that aren’t yet clear, she was suddenly taken seriously ill.

By the time she reached hospital, doctors realized it was far more serious than anyone feared.

Taylor was forced to go undergo emergency surgery to relieve pressure on her brain.

The operation was a success and she remains in the ICU in stable condition. For now, she’s in an induced coma to help speed her recovery.

The station has flown down several representatives to check on her and members of the Hamilton native’s own family are also on scene to act in her interests until she can speak for herself.

“The thoughts and best wishes of the entire MuchMusic and CHUM family are with Sarah and her family,” writes VP David Kines in a statement on the Much website.

It’s still not known what caused her ailment.