Keith Urban

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Keith Lionel Urban (born 26 October 1967) is a New Zealand-born Australian country music singer, songwriter, guitarist, musician, TV show judge and record producer. 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 the album Keith Urban. 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 newly introduced 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.

Urban has released a total of nine studio albums (one of which was released only in the United Kingdom), as well as one album with The Ranch. He has charted 37 singles on the US Hot Country Songs, 18 of which went to number one, counting a duet with Brad Paisley and the 2008 single "You Look Good in My Shirt", which he previously recorded on Golden Road. Those also include his third Grammy Award winning single "Sweet Thing" from his album Defying Gravity.

Urban is also known for his roles as a coach on the Australian version of the singing competition The Voice and as a judge on American Idol. Since 2006, he has been married to actress Nicole Kidman. In October 2013, Urban introduced his own signature line of guitars and accessories.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1991 Keith Urban Keith Urban 1
1999 Keith Urban Keith Urban 1
2002 Golden Road Keith Urban 1
2004 Keith Urban in The Ranch Keith Urban 1
2004 Be Here Keith Urban 2
2006 Love, Pain & The Whole Crazy Thing Keith Urban 2
2009 Defying Gravity Keith Urban 2
2010 Get Closer Keith Urban 3
2013 Fuse Keith Urban 3
2016 Ripcord Keith Urban 2

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2005 Days Go By Keith Urban 2
2007 Greatest Hits: 18 Kids Keith Urban 3
2007 Greatest Hits: 19 Kids Keith Urban 1
2012 The Story So Far Keith Urban 1
Assorted Tracks Keith Urban 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2002 Somebody Like You Keith Urban 1
2005 You're My Better Half Keith Urban 1
2005 Better Life Keith Urban 1
2008 You Look Good in My Shirt Keith Urban 1
2009 Lil' Digger Keith Urban 1
2012 For You Keith Urban 1
2013 Little Bit of Everything Keith Urban 1
2015 John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16 Keith Urban 1
2015 Break on Me. Keith Urban 1

Single + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2007 Funky Tonight (Live at the 2007 ARIAs) The John Butler Trio & Keith Urban 2

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