Gary Barlow and his wife Dawn are devastated after losing their unborn child.
Their daughter, a fourth child for the couple, was delivered stillborn at the weekend.
Gary Barlow and his wife Dawn have asked for privacy after their loss
In a statement released today, the Take That star and his wife said:
"Dawn and I are devastated to announce that we've lost our baby. Poppy Barlow was delivered stillborn on August 4th in London. Our focus now is giving her a beautiful funeral and loving our three children with all our hearts. We'd ask at this painful time that our privacy be respected."
The couple have three children, Daniel, Emily and Daisy. They have been married since 2000.
Barlow was honoured with an OBE earlier in the year for his part in pulling together HM The Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebratory concert in front of the gates of Buckingham Palace.