Mel B as revealed that her dad has died after a five-year battle with cancer.The pop star’s father Martin Brown passed away on Saturday at the age of 63.

The Spice Girl let her fans know about his tragic passing by making a touching tribute to him on Instagram.She posted a poignant black and white photographer of her and her sister Danielle holding hands with their beloved father.

They were by his side as he sadly lost his battle with multiple myeloma cancer.

Alongside the image, Mel wrote: “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.

“Please respect our privacy and let us as a united family grieve

“With love and respect.

“Melanie and Danielle Brown x

“Be Free Dad”