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Keith Urban

Keith Lionel Urban (born 26 October 1967) is a New Zealand-Australian country music singer, songwriter and guitarist whose commercial success has been mainly in the United States, Canada and Australia. Urban was born in New Zealand and began his career in Australia at an early age. In 1991, he released a self-titled debut album, and charted four singles in Australia before moving to the United States in 1992. Eventually, Urban found work as a session guitarist before starting a band known as The Ranch, which recorded one studio album on Capitol Records and charted two singles on the Billboard country charts. Still signed to Capitol, he made his solo American debut in 1999 with the album Keith Urban. Certified platinum in the U.S., it also produced his first American Number One in "But for the Grace of God". His breakthrough hit was the Number One "Somebody Like You", from his second Capitol album Golden Road (2002). This album also earned Urban his first Grammy Award win for "You'll Think of Me", its fourth single and the fourth Billboard Number One of his career. 2004's Be Here, his third American album, produced three more Number Ones, and became his highest-selling album,

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Keith Urban -- Cancels Charity Performance to Fly to Mourning Nicole Kidman

Keith Urban
Cancels Charity Peformance To Fly to Mourning Nicole

Keith Urban backed out of a gig at the last second Thursday night ... so he could get to Nicole Kidman ASAP after getting the news her father died.Keith was set to play a big ticket charity event… READ MORE >

Keith Urban Alcohol-Fueled Concert -- Man Accused Of Raping 17-Year-Old

Keith Urban
Man Accused Of Raping 17-Year-Old At Alcohol-Fueled Concert

Keith Urban's alcohol-crazed show Saturday outside Boston created more than a drunken mob scene ... police say it may have fueled a rape ... right there at the venue.18-year-old Sean Murphy has… READ MORE >

- 121 days ago
Keith Urban Concert -- Drunken Mess ... Dozens of People Treated, Arrested for Alcohol-Related OD

Keith Urban Concert
Drunken Mess Dozens of People Treated, Arrested for Booze OD

A Keith Urban concert devolved into a drunken mess Saturday night ... with dozens of people being treated by medical personnel for alcohol issues ... and a number of others being… READ MORE >

- 122 days ago
Mariah Carey & Nicki Minaj -- One and Done, They Officially Quit 'American Idol'

Mariah Carey & Nicki Minaj
One & Done They Officially Quit 'Idol'

Mariah Carey made it official ... she will NOT be back at the "American Idol" judges' table for a second season -- and just a few hours later her 'AI' nemesis Nicki Minaj also bolted. Mariah… READ MORE >

- 546 days ago
John Travolta -- 'I'm Not Half the Man I Used to Be'

John Travolta
'I'm Not Half the Man I Used to Be'

It was like 1965 all over again last night, when Keith Urban and John Travolta joined forces to knock out a live performance of the Beatles classic "Yesterday" at a hotel party in Bev Hills ...… READ MORE >

- 686 days ago
Keith Urban -- Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Black Bikini

Keith Urban
Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Black Bikini

Keith Urban celebrated his birthday by stuffing his 45-year-old country bits into a tiny pair of man panties in France this weekend.The Australian singer took a break from keeping Mariah Carey and… READ MORE >

- 758 days ago
'American Idol' -- Judges Get Right to Work

'American Idol'
Judges Get Right to Work

"American Idol" judges Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban and Randy Jackson wasted no time getting right to work today ... showing up in NYC alongside host Ryan Seacrest for day one of… READ MORE >

- 802 days ago
'American Idol' -- Judges List Official, Randy Jackson Survives

'American Idol'
Judges List Official, Randy Jackson Survives

Randy Jackson's stay of execution is confirmed -- he will remain a judge on the 12th season of "American Idol" ... officially joining Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. As TMZ reported,… READ MORE >

- 802 days ago
Only One Judge Has Signed On For 'American Idol'

'American Idol'
Only 1 Judge Has Signed On

"American Idol" is in a pickle -- the judges start their on-air auditions in New York City in 2 weeks, and only one judge has signed a deal ... sources connected with the show tell TMZ.Our sources… READ MORE >

- 813 days ago
'American Idol' -- Keith Urban Deal NOT SIGNED ... But Almost

'American Idol'
Keith Urban NOT SIGNED ... But Almost

Keith Urban is in deep negotiations with "American Idol" but the deal has NOT been signed ... TMZ has learned."Idol" sources tell us, the country singer is in the final negotiation stages with… READ MORE >

- 818 days ago

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