Keith Urban’s Father Has Died

Keith Urban’s father, Robert Urban, has died. The “American Idol” judge announced his father died Saturday night.

In a statement to PEOPLE, he said:

“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. 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.”



Our thoughts go out to Keith and his family.

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