Keith Lionel Urban is a New Zealand–born Australian country music singer, songwriter, guitarist, and television music competition judge. When he was 2 years old, his parents moved the family to Australia, where his career eventually began. In 1991, he released a self-titled debut album, and charted four singles in Australia before moving to the United States in 1992. Eventually, 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, he made his solo American debut in 1999 with the album Keith Urban. Certified platinum in the U.S., 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, was named by Billboard as the biggest country hit of the 2000–2010 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.
- Born: October 26, 1967 (age 51), Whangarei
- Spouse: Nicole Kidman (2006-06-25 to present - Marriage), Laura Sigler (1992 to 2001 - Domestic partnership), Niki Taylor (2002 to 2004 - Domestic partnership)
- Aliases: Keith Lionel Urban
- Children: Faith Margaret Kidman Urban, Sunday Rose Kidman Urban
- Height: 5′ 10″ (1.78m)
- Genre: Contemporary Country, Country, Country pop, Country rock
- Websites: http://www.keithurban.net/