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Keith Urban

Australia · Person · 1967–present
Keith Lionel Urban (born 26 October 1967) is a New Zealand-born Australian-American country musician. In 1991, he released a self-titled debut album and charted four singles in Australia before moving to the United States the following year. He found work as a session guitarist before starting a band known as The Ranch, which recorded one studio album on Capitol Nashville and charted two singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.

Still signed to Capitol, Urban made his solo American debut in 1999 with a second eponymous album. Certified platinum in the US, it produced his first number one on Hot Country Songs with "But for the Grace of God". "Somebody Like You", the first single from his second Capitol album, Golden Road (2002), was named by Billboard as the biggest country hit of the 2000s decade. The album's fourth single, "You'll Think of Me", earned him his first Grammy. 2004's Be Here, his third American album, produced three more number 1 singles and became his highest-selling album, earning 4× Platinum certification. Love, Pain & the Whole Crazy Thing was released in 2006, containing "Once in a Lifetime" as well as his second Grammy song, "Stupid Boy". A greatest hits package entitled Greatest Hits: 18 Kids followed in late 2007. Defying Gravity and Get Closer were released on 31 March 2009 and 16 November 2010, respectively. In September 2013, he released a brand new album titled Fuse, which produced four more number ones on the Country Airplay chart, two of which are duets—one with Miranda Lambert and the other with Eric Church. A new single, entitled "John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16", was released in June 2015 as the lead-off single to his eighth American studio album Ripcord. The album later produced the Country Airplay number one hits " Break on M… Read more »

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News

Watch Keith Urban Pluck Front-Row Fan for Guitar Jam

Keith Urban is renowned as being one of country music's finest guitar players, equal parts nimble and melodic. But at a recent tour stop in Gilford, New Hampshire, it was the six string talents of a fan named Rob Joyce that ended up stealing the...

See Keith Urban Jam 'Rocky Mountain Way' With Joe Walsh

Throughout the Seventies, rock guitarist Joe Walsh was a fixture in three separate bands with varying degrees of success: James Gang, Barnstorm and the Eagles. He then went on to launch a solo career with hits that included "Life's Been Good."...

Keith Urban's Hard Road

In Keith Urban's world, it had been going so well for so long that something was bound to happen, and it happened today, in Nashville, at his mansion-size home, while he was cutting his toenails. He'd woken up at 6:00, slid off his bed to the floor...

Videos

Keith Urban invites Ellen Tefanis to play "Good Thing" in Brisbane.
Keith Urban's 2016 Artists Tribute - Acoustic Version
Keith Urban's 2016 Artists Tribute - New Year's Eve
We're LIVE from backstage in Hershey, PA!!!

Discography

Ripcord
2016 Official Album
Fuse
2013 Official Album
Get Closer
2010 Official Album
Defying Gravity
2009 Official Album
Keith Urban in The Ranch
2004 Official Album
Be Here
2004 Official Album
Golden Road
2002 Official Album

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