On Tuesday, Keith Urban shared the news that his father, Robert Urban, had been placed in hospice care after a lengthy battle with cancer. Sadly, the country music superstar just announced that his father passed away on Saturday night.
“I’ve been deeply touched by the outpouring of love and support that [Nicole Kidman] and I, and our family, have received since my Dad’s passing on Saturday night,” the popular singer expressed in a statement to People Magazine. “His long battle with cancer is now over and he is finally at peace. My dad’s love of country music and America set me on my life’s journey, and shaped so much of who I am today.
“Thank you to everyone who has kept us all in your thoughts and prayers,” he added.
Our thoughts and prayers are with Keith Urban and his entire family as they mourn the death of Robert Urban.