Keith Urban
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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 (born October 26, 1967) is a New Zealand-born Australian, country music singer, songwriter and guitarist whose commercial success has been mainly in the United States and Australia. Urban was born in New Zealand and began his career in Brisbane having moved to Caboolture, 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.

American Country Awards

2010
Got nomination for American Country Award
category Artist of the Year: Male

American Music Awards

2009
Won American Music Award
category Favorite Country Male Artist

2006
Got nomination for American Music Award
category Favorite Country Male Artist

2001
Got nomination for American Music Award
category Favorite Country New Artist