Personalities | Keith Urban | New Country & The Neo-Traditionalists

(Vocals, guitar, b. 1967)

New Zealand-born, Australian-raised, Keith Urban represents the slick, rock-slanted visual side of Nashville. In 1988 Urban formed a three-piece band in Australia and gained a good following, signing with EMI Australia in 1990 before making the leap to Nashville in 1992. There he formed The Ranch and signed with Capitol. His self-titled 2001 debut album included the chart-topping single ‘But For The Grace Of God’, and he has since regularly topped the singles chart.

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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Music, consultant editor Bob Allen


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