Country Pop Bites: Keith Urban – March 17
Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2005 Keith Urban began a three-night stand at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium?
It's true! The encore included a surprise appearance by Kenny Chesney, who joined him in a laughter-filled cover of Merle Haggard's "Mama Tried".
Check out this Keith Urban video!
Here are 5 interesting facts about Keith Urban.
- He decided he wanted a music career at a young age, and learned how to play the guitar at the age of six.
- He formed a band, and in 1990 was signed to EMI Australia, where they had four No. 1 songs.
- By 1992, he was ready to move to Nashville, and he got work in Brooks & Dunn's band.
- Later he formed a three-piece band called The Ranch. They released a self-titled album in 1997. He later disbanded the band when he decided to pursue a solo career.
- On July 7, 2008, Nicole Kidman gave birth to the couple's first child, Sunday Rose Kidman Urban. She weighed 6 lbs 7.5 oz.