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Keith Urban

  • In January 2008 Keith and wife, Nicole Kidman, revealed they were set to welcome their first child together in July 2008.
  • Keith Urban was nominated for "Entertainer of the Year", "Male Vocalist of the Year" and "Album of the Year" for Love, Pain & the Whole Crazy Thing at the 2007 CMA Awards.
  • In May 2007, on a flight from Sydney to Adelaide, Keith was offered a complimentary bottle of wine by Qantas Airline staff. Keith later joked about the incident, since most people realise he is a recovering alcoholic.
  • Keith's video for his hit song, "Better Life," won Video of the Year at the 2006 CMT Music Awards.
  • In August of 2006, Keith Urban's hit "Once In A Lifetime" made history when it became the highest-debuting country single in the 62-year history of Billboard's country charts. It debuted at number 17.
  • In 2001, Keith Urban appeared partially nude on the cover of Playgirl magazine.
  • In 2001, Keith Urban won "Top New Male Vocalist Award" at the Academy of Country Music Awards and the Country Music Association's "Horizon Award."
  • Keith Urban first checked himself into rehab in 1998. He checked himself into Cumberland Heights, a treatment center in Nashville.
  • Keith Urban can play the acoustic guitar, electric guitar, twelve string guitar, slide guitar, bass guitar, piano, banjo, drums, ganjo, E-bow, mandolin, bouzouki, papose, keys, drum machine, and poke.
  • Keith Urban voluntarily checked himself into a rehab center on October 19, 2006, for an addiction to alcohol.
  • Keith serenaded wife Nicole Kidman at their wedding reception with the song Memories Of Us.
  • Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban were married in Sydney on June 25, 2006.
  • Keith and Nicole arrived in Australia on June 19th 2006, ahead of their weekend wedding.
  • US Magazine Country Weekly has announced Keith as its sexiest male country artist. More than 32,000 readers voted in the poll.
  • Keith won the ACM for top male vocalist in 2006. This is the second year he has been honored with this award.
  • He has said he does not know how to read music, it comes naturally to him.
  • Keith Urban and Kenny Chesney are very good friends.
  • Keith both wrote and produced "You're Not Alone Tonight."
  • "You'll Think Of Me" was Keith's first cross-over hit.
  • Keith Urban played alongside fellow country superstars, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, and Toby Keith in the Live 8 concert.
  • Keith gave an in depth interview on Dateline, leading the cameras back to his hometown in Caboolture on June 17th.
  • Keith Urban, Jerry Flowers, and Peter Clarke made up "The Ranch" trio.
  • The title of Keith's song "My Last Name" from his The Ranch CD also appeared on Dierks Bently's latest album, although the lyrics are different.
  • Keith Urban had a three-piece band in Australia called "Four Wheel Drive" but it became "The Ranch" when they moved their gig to the US.
  • Keith Urban has had seven #1 singles during his career in America and four #1 singles during his career in Australia.
  • Keith Urban played guitar for the Dixie Chicks' song "Some Days You Gotta Dance" and for Garth Brooks' Double Live album.
  • Keith Urban sang backup for INXS' song "Shining Star".
  • Keith Urban's current record label is Capitol Nashville but was also signed with EMI Records in Australia.
  • Keith Urban was featured in People's 2005 and 2007 "Sexiest Man Alive" issue.
  • Keith Urban was one of US Weekly Magazine's hottest country stars in 2005.
  • Keith Urban has had 10 Billboard Top 10 Singles.
  • Keith's favorite books are Three Magic Words by U.S. Anderson, and Conversations with God by Neale Donald Walsch.
  • Keith Urban's favorite actresses are Sally Field and Susan Sarandon.
  • Keith Urban's favorite food is sushi.
  • Keith Urban's favorite actors are Orson Wells, Michael Douglas, and Jack Nicholson.
  • Keith Urban's favorite movie is Citizen Kane.
  • The first song that he ever fully learned was "House of The Rising Sun."
  • His first musical performance was a guitar recital at age 6.
  • Keith Urban first achieved success in Australia before making the move to Nashville.
  • Keith has had 10 consecutive top 5 songs on the Billboard charts including: "But for the Grace of God", "Somebody Like You", "Who Wouldn't Wanna Be Me", "You'll Think of Me", "Days Go By", "Making Memories of Us", and "Better Life".
  • He is the reining 2005 CMA Male Vocalist of the Year and Entertainer of the Year. He is also the Male Vocalist of the Year for 2004.
  • Discography:
  1. The Ranch (1997),
  2. Keith Urban (1999)
  3. Golden Road (2002)
  4. Be Here (2004)
  5. Love, Pain & The Whole Crazy Thing (2006).

Country

But For The Grace Of God
Everybody
I Told You So
Once In A Lifetime
Somebody Like You
Stupid Boy
Who Wouldn't Wanna Be Me
You Look Good In My Shirt
Better Life
Days Go By
I'm In
Kiss a Girl
Long Hot Summer
Only You Can Love Me This Way
Put You In A Song
Somebody Like You
Sweet Thing
Sweet Thing
Til Summer Comes Around
Who Wouldn't Wanna Be Me
Without You
You Gonna Fly

Rock

Cop Car
Little Bit Of Everything
Somewhere In My Car
We Were Us (and Miranda Lambert)

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