Keith urban

keith urban

By arupa
  • Born Keith Lionel Urban

    Born Keith Lionel Urban
    Born Whangarei, North Island, New Zealand
  • Teen years

    Teen years
    as a teenager Keith Urban had won several talent shows and joined a country band.
  • Nashville Days

    Nashville Days
    Urban's first Nashville band, the Ranch, made a huge splash, and the group released a self-titled debut album in 1997 to commercial acclaim.
  • Goes Solo

    Goes Solo
    Urban decided to leave the band to pursue a solo career. His talents were quickly recruited by some of the biggest names in country music, including Garth Brooks and the Dixie Chicks.
  • First Albums

    First Albums
    In 2000, Urban released his first self-titled solo album, which featured the No. 1 hit "But for the Grace of God." His second album, 2002's Golden Road, included two more No. 1 singles: "Somebody Like You" and "Who Wouldn't Want to Be Me." In 2001, he was named "Top New Male Vocalist" at the Country Music Association Awards.
  • Wedding Day

    Wedding Day
    June 2006, Urban married actress Nicole Kidman in their native Australia.
  • Daughter

    In the summer of 2008 Keith's first child was born.
  • American Idol

    American Idol
    In 2012, Urban was chosen as a new judge for season 12 of American Idol, premiering in January 2013. More recently, he has worked alongside Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr. to help find the country's best performers.