In 2001, Keith Urban won "Top New Male Vocalist Award" at the Academy of Country Music Awards and the Country Music Association's "Horizon Award."
Fun Fact #2
In 2001, Keith Urban appeared partially nude on the cover of Playgirl magazine.
Fun Fact #3
In August of 2006, Keith Urban's hit "Once In A Lifetime" made history when it became the highest-debuting country single in the 62-year history of Billboard's country charts. It debuted at number 17.
Fun Fact #4
Keith Urban can play the acoustic guitar, electric guitar, twelve string guitar, slide guitar, bass guitar, piano, banjo, drums, ganjo, E-bow, mandolin, bouzouki, papose, keys, drum machine, and poke.
Fun Fact #5
In May 2007, on a flight from Sydney to Adelaide, Keith was offered a complimentary bottle of wine by Qantas Airline staff. Keith later joked about the incident, since most people realise he is a recovering alcoholic.
Fun Fact #6
US Magazine Country Weekly has announced Keith as its sexiest male country artist. More than 32,000 readers voted in the poll.
Fun Fact #7
He has said he does not know how to read music, it comes naturally to him.
Fun Fact #8
"You'll Think Of Me" was Keith's first cross-over hit.
Fun Fact #9
Keith won the ACM for top male vocalist in 2006. This is the second year he has been honored with this award.
Fun Fact #10
Keith Urban and Kenny Chesney are very good friends.
Fun Fact #11
Keith Urban's favorite actresses are Sally Field and Susan Sarandon.
Fun Fact #12
Keith Urban, Jerry Flowers, and Peter Clarke made up "The Ranch" trio.
Fun Fact #13
Keith Urban has had seven #1 singles during his career in America and four #1 singles during his career in Australia.
Fun Fact #14
Keith Urban has had 10 Billboard Top 10 Singles.
Fun Fact #15
Keith's favorite books are Three Magic Words by U.S. Anderson, and Conversations with God by Neale Donald Walsch.
Fun Fact #16
The first song that he ever fully learned was "House of The Rising Sun."
Fun Fact #17
His first musical performance was a guitar recital at age 6.
Fun Fact #18
Keith has had 10 consecutive top 5 songs on the Billboard charts including: "But for the Grace of God", "Somebody Like You", "Who Wouldn't Wanna Be Me", "You'll Think of Me", "Days Go By", "Making Memories of Us", and "Better Life".
Fun Fact #19
Keith Urban's favorite actors are Orson Wells, Michael Douglas, and Jack Nicholson.
Fun Fact #20
Keith serenaded wife Nicole Kidman at their wedding reception with the song Memories Of Us.