Country singer Keith Urban was forced to cancel a charity concert performance on Thursday (11Sep14) following the death of his wife Nicole Kidman's father.

Dr. Anthony Kidman was pronounced dead in hospital after suffering a fall while visiting Nicole's sister Antonia in Singapore. Local police are investigating the incident.

The You'll Think of Me hitmaker was scheduled to perform at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, California on Thursday night but pulled out of the gig and boarded a private jet to be by his wife's side in Nashville, Tennessee, according to

Kenny Loggins agreed to fill in for Urban at the last minute.

Meanwhile, Kidman's publicist Leslee Dart has issued a statement about the tragedy, which reads: "Nicole and her family are in shock by the sudden death of her father. She appreciates the outpouring of support and kindly requests privacy during this very difficult time."