AGT Contestant Jane Marczewski Dead at 31 After Cancer Battle

In Memoriam: Fallen Stars of 2021Family and friends are mourning the loss of America's Got Talent star Jane Marczewski. The singer, who rose to fame while appearing on the hit show under the moniker "Nightbirde," died on Saturday, Feb. 19 after a four-year battle with cancer, her family said Monday, Feb. 21. She was 31 years old.…

In Memoriam: Fallen Stars of 2021

Family and traffic are mourning the loss of The US’s Got Skills critical person Jane Marczewski.


The singer, who rose to popularity while appearing on the hit uncover below the moniker “Nightbirde,” died on Saturday, Feb. 19 after a four-one year battle with cancer, her family talked about Monday, Feb. 21. She used to be 31 years old.

“We, her family, are devastated by her passing and incredible loss,” the singer’s family talked about in a press release to NBC’s On the present time. “Those who knew her enjoyed her better-than-life personality and sense of humor. She had a witty joke for each and every occasion—even supposing the joke used to be on her. Her lasting legacy shall be the gift of hope she gave to so many through her music and the strength she uncover in Jesus. We thank everybody for his or her messages of bask in and strengthen.” 

TMZ used to be the predominant to story about Marczewski’s loss of life, which comes months after she blew judges away alongside with her debut on the NBC uncover in June 2021. Her efficiency introduced about each and every a golden buzzer and emotional reaction from AGT take Simon Cowell.

Earlier than launching into her fashioned tune, the then-30-one year-old shared that her cancer had unfold to her “lungs, backbone and liver.” Final August, Marczewski unfolded about having to step down from the competition due to her health “taking a turn for the worse.”


“Sharing my coronary heart with the sector on AGT has been an honor and a dream reach upright,” she wrote alongside a portray of herself on Instagram. “My level of eye this summer season has been incredible. What a miracle that the danger I’ve walked through could maybe maybe well even be reworked into beauty that makes of us at some stage within the sector originate their eyes wider.”


She persisted, “Since my audition, my health has taken a turn for the worse and the fight with cancer is worrying all of my energy and a spotlight. I am so unhappy to scream that I would no longer be ready to proceed forward on this season of AGT. Lifestyles does no longer the least bit times give breaks to those that deserve it—nevertheless we knew that already.”

In her final Instagram publish in January, Marczewski shared a selfie, writing, “Honestly, things were sexy brutal. Nonetheless here’s a portray of myself from final week where I felt sexy, and alive, and unsleeping, and human, and true. I wished that. We’re all slightly lost and it is alright.”

Following news of her loss of life, The US’s Got Skills host Terry Crews shared a portray to Instagram in her memory, writing, “We are saddened to search out out about @_nightbirde’s passing. Our condolences goes to her closest family & traffic in such of this sophisticated time. We bask in you, Nightbirde.”

AGT take Howie Mandel also shared a pair of touching words on Twitter dedicated to the singer, calling Marczewski a “vivid inspirational light in all our lives.”

“We must proceed to reside and learn from her words and lyrics,” he wrote. “As noteworthy as I basically feel horribly about her passing, I basically feel lucky to possess met, heard and identified her.”

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