Country Pop Bites: Keith Urban – June 13
Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2005 "You'll Think Of Me" brought Keith Urban the first platinum single of his career?
It's true! His hit song "Somebody Like You" was certified gold!
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Here are 5 interesting facts about Keith Urban.
- He posed naked with his guitar in the April 2001 issue of Playgirl magazine.
- He performed in Philadelphia in July 2005 for the U.S. leg of the Live 8 concerts in support of African debt relief.
- He was the first artist in CMA Awards history to win the Horizon Award (2001), Male Vocalist of the Year (2004, 2005) and Entertainer of the Year (2005).
- Along with Vince Gill, he created 2009's We're All for the Hall benefit for the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum. The concert featured Urban and Gill performing with stars such as Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift and Lady Antebellum, and raised more than $500,000.
- In 2012, he was the first non-North American artist inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.