Keith Urban

Australian Musician
Born Oct 26, 1967

Keith Lionel Urban 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.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Keith Urban.


1967 Birth Keith Lionel Urban was born on 26 October 1967, in Whangarei, New Zealand, He is the youngest son of Marienne and Robert "Bob" Urban. … Read More


1983 15 Years Old In 1983, Urban was a contestant on the Australian TV talent show New Faces. … Read More


1990 - 1991 2 More Events
1992 24 Years Old Urban moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 1992. … Read More
1995 27 Years Old He and Vernon Rust co-wrote "Jesus Gets Jealous of Santa Claus" on Toby Keith's 1995 album Christmas to Christmas, 4 Runner's 1996 single "That Was Him (This Is Now)", and "Tangled Up in Love" on the Raybon Brothers' 1997 self-titled album.
1997 29 Years Old In 1997, he formed a band known as The Ranch, who included drummer Peter Clarke and bassist Jerry Flowers. … Read More


1999 - 2004 7 More Events
The third and fourth singles from the album, "Who Wouldn't Wanna Be Me" and "You'll Think of Me", went to number-one, with the latter winning him the Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance in 2005. … Read More
Love, Pain & the Whole Crazy Thing was released in 2006, containing "Once in a Lifetime" as well as his second Grammy song, "Stupid Boy". … Read More
2007 39 Years Old 1 More Event
Following it was "Stupid Boy", which was co-written by Sarah Buxton and went to number 3 as well as winning him his second Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance in 2007. … Read More


In January 2008, Urban embarked on the Love, Pain and the Whole Crazy Carnival Ride Tour with fellow country singer Carrie Underwood.
Urban's 2009 Escape Together tour, supporting the Defying Gravity album, featured many big name opening acts, such as Taylor Swift, Sugarland, and Jason Aldean.
2010 42 Years Old In May 2010, Urban entered the studio to begin work on a new album. … Read More
After "You Gonna Fly" fell from the charts, Urban released "For You", which was featured as the theme song of the 2012 action film Act of Valor and appeared on the film's soundtrack. … Read More
2013 45 Years Old 1 More Event
On 13 May 2013, Urban released the single "Little Bit of Everything", produced by Nathan Chapman.
In June 2015, Urban released "John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16", as the lead single to his eighth American studio album, Ripcord.
2016 48 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2016, Urban was selected as one of 30 artists to perform on "Forever Country", a mash-up track of Take Me Home, Country Roads, On the Road Again and I Will Always Love You which celebrates 50 years of the CMA Awards. … Read More
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