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Mel B’s Dad Dead of Cancer at 63

Mel B’s Dad Dead of Cancer at 63

“America’s Got Talent” star Mel B suffered the devastating loss of her father over the weekend.

On Sunday, Mel announced her dad’s passing on Instagram, writing, "It is with great sadness after a 5yr battle to multiple myeloma cancer our loving father Martin Brown passed away age 63 peacefully yesterday.”

"Both of us his children were by his side and would like to say thank you to St Gemma's and all the doctors and nurses for there amazing care and support over the years,” she continued. "Please respect our privacy and let us as a united family grieve.”

TMZ reports that filming on the 12th season of “America’s Got Talent” has been canceled for the week while Mel takes time to mourn her loss.