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Keith Urban

Keith Urban


Famous as :

Country music singer

Birth Name :

Keith Lionel Urban

Birth Date :

October 26, 1967

Birth Place :

Whangarei, New Zealand

Spouse :

Nicole Kidman (actress, since 25-Jun-06)

Claim to fame :

Single "Somebody Like You" (2002)


Keith Lionel Urban was born in Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand on October 26, 1967. He married actress Nicole Kidman on June 25, 2006 and has two daughters with her; Sunday Rose Kidman Urban (b. 2008) and Faith Margaret Kidman Urban (b. 2010 via surrogate).

Starting off his professional singing career in Australia, Urban had released a self titled debut album in 1991 before leaving for US the following year with the hope for a better luck in the industry. There, he began working as a session guitarist and subsequently forming a band called The Ranch. Signed to Capitol Nashville, the group ousted a debut album that spawned two hit singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.

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CMA Awards 2014: Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert Among Early Winners

November 06, 2014 01:53:15 GMT

Some winners of the 2014 Country Music Association Awards were revealed ahead of the ceremony held at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena. The first trophies were handed to , and during "" on Wednesday morning, November 5.

Lil Wayne, Keith Urban and More Stars Take Ice Bucket Challenge

August 15, 2014 07:16:50 GMT

Many stars have taken part in ice bucket challenge to spread awareness to ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease. After , , and others completed their challenges, now more celebrities in country music such as , and as well as rapper dumped icy water on their head for charitable cause.

Man Accused of Raping Teen at Keith Urban's Concert

July 31, 2014 04:28:13 GMT

A Boston man was arrested for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl at 's concert at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts on July 26. According to report by The Sun Chronicle, the incident occured in the lawn area of the venue.

Dozens Hospitalized During Keith Urban's Concert in Massachusetts

July 28, 2014 01:59:36 GMT

Dozens of fans who attended 's concert Mansfield, Massachusetts on Saturday night, July 26 had to receive medical treatment, official said. As reported by Boston Herald, several ambulances from five nearby communities, a half-dozen police and fire departments went to Xfinity Center after receiving reports of illness and injuries which were caused by "alcohol-related issues."

Keith Urban Serenades Nicole Kidman at Melbourne Show on 8th Wedding Anniversary

June 27, 2014 08:54:19 GMT

To celebrate their 8th wedding anniversary, serenaded during his concert in Melbourne, Australia, on Wednesday night, June 25. During the show, which was a part of his "Light the Fuse" tour, the country singer talked about how he wrote a song titled "Making Memories of Us" before singing it for his actress wife.

All 'American Idol' Judges and Ryan Seacrest Sign Up for Season 14

June 24, 2014 02:12:12 GMT

"" has announced the line-up for its 14th installment. It's officially announced that all three judges from season 13, , and , as well as host , will return for next season.

Video: Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban Perform 'Amazing Grace' at Children's Hospital

June 17, 2014 06:14:30 GMT

and gave an impromptu concert when they recently visited Monash Children's Hospital in Clayton, Australia. In a video uploaded to the hospital's YouTube channel, the couple is seen serenading the crowd with the acoustic performance of "Amazing Grace". Urban sits on a desk as he plays his guitar and sings the song with his wife.

2014 ACM Awards Nominations Put Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw on Lead

January 30, 2014 00:25:50 GMT

scored in key categories of the 49th annual Academy of Country Music Awards nominations. It was revealed on Wednesday, January 29 that Lambert and led this year's pack with seven nods each.

Keith Urban Premieres Visuals for 'Cop Car'

January 28, 2014 07:44:22 GMT

has debuted the official music video for his song called "Cop Car". The clip, directed by John Urbano, centers on a couple who ends up being put in the back of a cop car after trespassing at an airport to watch "the planes take off."

'Grammy Salute to The Beatles' Presents The Eurythmics, Alicia Keys, Maroon 5 and More

January 06, 2014 23:38:01 GMT

and Dave Stewart are getting back together for . The Recording Academy announced in a press release Monday, January 6 that The Eurythmics will reunite for one night only on "The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute to The Beatles".

Keith Urban Chops Off Signature Long Locks

November 27, 2013 09:07:01 GMT

has chopped off his signature hairstyle. The country singer showed off his new hairdo in an Instagram photo on November 26. The photo shows him wearing a white t-shirt. Smiling, 's husband can be seen looking down the floor as he took the snap.

Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert Premiere Full Visuals for 'We Were Us'

November 16, 2013 05:54:01 GMT

After teasing it with a sneak-peek clip, and finally premiere the official music video for their "We Were Us" in full. "Excited to share the official video for 'We Were Us' featuring Miranda Lambert with you all!!" Urban wrote on his Facebook page on Friday, November 15 and attached a link to the video.

Keith Urban Admits to 'Sex Texting' Nicole Kidman When They Are Apart

October 29, 2013 07:49:14 GMT

admitted to texting his wife, , when they were apart. The singer made the revelation as he stopped by "" on Monday, October 28. When asked about how he and Kidman juggled their busy schedules, Urban said, "We just make it work."

Taylor Swift, Keith Urban and Blake Shelton Lined Up for CMA Award Performance

October 08, 2013 03:29:44 GMT

The first round of performers at upcoming Country Music Association Awards has been announced. Some big names in country music, including , and , are now set to make appearances at the annual event that will be held next month.

Keith Urban's 'Fuse' Wins Over The Weenknd's 'Kiss Land' on Billboard 200

September 19, 2013 02:31:25 GMT

's newest album, "", has topped this week's Billboard 200. The country star's latest set dethrones last week's No. 1, 's "", after selling 98,000 copies in its first week, Nielsen SoundScan reports.

Confirmed: Keith Urban Back on 'American Idol', Jennifer Lopez in Talks to Return

August 02, 2013 01:41:33 GMT

At least one familiar face is staying on "". , who was on the judging panel along with , and last season, has been confirmed to return to the 13th season.

J.J. Abrams' Approach to 'Star Wars Episode 7' Will Be 'Honoring Not Revering'

June 10, 2013 02:54:27 GMT

Director J.J. Abrams gave more updates on his next project "Star Wars Episode 7" when attending the Produced By Conference on Saturday, June 8. The man behind the lens for recent blockbuster movie "" revealed how he would deliver the upcoming ambitious project from Lucasfilm.

Low-Budget 'The Purge' Shockingly Claims Victory at Box Office

June 10, 2013 01:49:33 GMT

scores his first biggest opening weekend ever with "". Unfavorable among critics, the horror-thriller film from director James DeMonaco opens to a stunning $34.1 million. Produced for merely $3 million, it shockingly steals top honor from reigning box office champion "".

Mel Brooks Honored With AFI Life Achievement Award

June 08, 2013 06:20:03 GMT

King of comedy Mel Brooks was awarded with the Life Achievement Award by American Film Institute (AFI) on June 6 at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. Former AFI recipient Martin Scorsese was tapped to present the award to the 86-year-old director, who is best known as a creator of broad film farces and comic parodies. Among those in attendance were and .

Video: Taylor Swift Rocks CMA Fest, Gets Tim McGraw and Keith Urban Onstage

June 08, 2013 06:14:51 GMT

Fresh from her "Red" performance at the 2013 CMT Music Awards, country music superstar brought the house down once again this time at the CMA Music Festival also in Nashville, Tennessee. The 23-year-old entertainer was the headliner for the kick-off show on Thursday night, June 6 at the LP Field stadium, where top country music acts are set to perform until June 9.

Keith Urban to Release New Album 'Fuse' on September 10

May 29, 2013 05:23:20 GMT

New Zealand-born Australian country music singer has just announced the September 10 release date of his forthcoming eighth studio album "", channeling the attention he's been getting lately to good use, focusing it more on his music and less on his stint as a judge on "". The 45-year-old musician only has a few months to go to make it in time for his new album's due date and he's wasting no time to get it out in the press and to his eagerly-awaiting fans.

Tim McGraw Debuts 'Highway Don't Care' Music Video Feat. Taylor Swift and Keith Urban

May 07, 2013 09:48:27 GMT

It's been two months since 's new country ballad "Highway Don't Care" leaked online before the much-awaited music video was finally unveiled today. But it's truly worth the wait as the Shane C. Drake-directed masterpiece is a fitting visual accompaniment to McGraw's smashing hit from his "" album.

'The Glee Project' Is Canceled After Two Seasons

April 09, 2013 01:50:42 GMT

"" reportedly will not return for a third season. TVLine learns from sources that Oxygen won't order a new season of the reality show due to several reasons, including low ratings and the fact that the mother show, "", hasn't been renewed yet by FOX.

Blake Shelton Saw Four Naked Women Before ACM Awards

April 08, 2013 10:06:39 GMT

had a surprising experience when he was in Vegas before the 48th annual Academy of Country Music Awards which was held on Sunday, April 7. Ashley Monroe told PEOPLE on the event's pre-ceremony red carpet that Shelton saw her and three other women naked.

Video: Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw and Keith Urban Perform at 2013 ACM Awards

April 08, 2013 09:47:28 GMT

As wonderfully sang the vocals with and ably assisting in the guitars, so did their trio gave one of the best performances of the night at the 2013 Academy of Country Music Awards. Their live performance of the new country ballad from McGraw's album "" was one of the highlights of the 48th annual staging of the prestigious country music industry awards held from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 7.

Video: Keith Urban Performs 'Long Hot Summer' on 'American Idol' Results Show

March 29, 2013 08:28:54 GMT

Before which one of the top 8 contestants going home on "" was announced, took the stage to sing a song. The country music crooner left his seat on the judging panel to deliver his latest single "Long Hot Summer" off his seventh studio album "Get Closer".

'Fast and Furious 6' Extended Trailer Exposes More Impressive Actions

February 06, 2013 04:12:14 GMT

Universal Pictures unleashes an extended first look at "" just days after debuting the film's first footage during the Super Bowl telecast on Sunday, February 3. The three-and-a-half-minute promo video gives a longer look at how Dwayne "" Johnson meets and forms a super team to accomplish a dangerous mission.

Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift and Keith Urban's 'Highway Don't Care' Leaks

February 06, 2013 03:49:38 GMT

Country music A-listers , and team up for a rare recording trifecta in "Highway Don't Care". The mid-tempo tune is the last one in the list of thirteen tracks included in the standard edition of "", McGraw's first album under Big Machine Records which he signed up with last year.

Videos: Keith Urban and Kristin Chenoweth Perform at American Country Awards 2012

December 11, 2012 08:27:21 GMT

The 2012 American Country Awards on Monday, December 10 was highlighted by performances from some notable country musicians. One of them was , who sang "Crossroads" together with seven other musicians from the Grammy Foundation's music camp program.

First Look at Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban on 'American Idol' Judging Panel

September 17, 2012 03:42:35 GMT

Just hours after the full line-up of "" judges was officially announced, has posted an image to show , , and sitting on the judging panel. "After some musical chairs, here's how the new American Idol judges will be seated," so the host wrote on his Facebook page.

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