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Keith Urban

Keith Urban

Keith Urban was born in New Zealand but moved to Queensland, Australia, with his parents as a toddler. After realizing his potential as a guitar player while still a child, Urban became well known in the Australian music scene for his prowess. He released one record in Australia, before relocating to Nashville, Tenn., in 1992 and working as a guitarist and songwriter. Urban formed the group the Ranch in 1997; they released one self-titled album on Capitol Nashville. Urban’s 1999 self-titled solo American debut produced the No. 1 song “But for the Grace of God,” just the first in a consistent string of hits since then. The country star married actress Nicole Kidman, a fellow Aussie, in 2006 and began serving as a judge on ‘American Idol’ in 2013. He also has his own line of guitars and accessories.

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Kelsea Ballerini, Keith Urban, Maren Morris Show Appreciation for 2017 Grammys Nods

Kelsea Ballerini, Keith Urban and Maren Morris were quick to share their feelings about their 2017 Grammy Awards nominations.

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Three Keith Urban Albums Now Available on Vinyl

Keith Urban's 'Golden Road', 'Get Closer' and 'Fuse' have been released on vinyl.

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Keith Urban Wants to Give Fans ‘the Greatest Night’ at His Concerts

Keith Urban explains why he puts so much energy and effort into performing each night.

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Maren Morris Says Farewell to Tour Boss Keith Urban With a Prank [WATCH]

Watch Maren Morris (and her drummer) prank Keith Urban at the end of her run on his Ripcord World Tour.

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Top 10 Country Thanksgiving Songs

We all have plenty to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.

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Review: Keith Urban Entertains With Hit-Packed Nashville Ripcord World Tour Stop

Keith Urban kept the crowd entertained and on their feet during his two-hour show at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Friday night (Nov. 11), a stop on his 2016 Ripcord World Tour.

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Country Artists Wearing the American Flag [PICTURES]

Country music is as American as football / apple pie / insert-any-other-cliche-phrase-here, so it makes sense that, from time to time, the genre's artists would don some patriotic clothing.

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12 Years Ago: Keith Urban’s ‘Be Here’ Goes Gold, Platinum

On Nov. 4, 2004, Keith Urban achieved a major career milestone.

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Keith Urban Performs Stripped-Down ‘Blue Ain’t Your Color’ at 2016 CMA Awards

Keith Urban did his best impression of a lovelorn potential suitor at the 2016 CMA Awards, courtesy of a stripped-down "Blue Ain't Your Color."

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Which Artists Have Won the Most CMA Awards?

Here's the answer!

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