Keith Urban’s father has sadly passed away after a long battle with cancer.
Robert “Bob” Urban died on Saturday night at a hospice, just days after Keith Urban announced his father only had weeks to live.
The 48-year-old singer shared the sad news in a statement to People.
"I've been deeply touched by the outpouring of love and support that Nicole and I, and our family, have received since my Dad’s passing on Saturday night," the statement read.
"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."
Keith Urban spoke about his father's declining health last week, following his first exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum rotunda.