Keith Urban Offers Fans An Inside Look At "Better Life," Off
His Greatest Hits Album
In 2001, the Country Music Association honored Keith Urban with its Horizon
Award, designating him a talented artist with a bright future. That same
year, the Academy of Country Music named him Top New Male Vocalist. Six
years and more than 10 million albums later, Urban remains the only Horizon
Award winner in history to go on to win the CMA's Entertainer of the Year
and Male Vocalist of the Year, a title he's captured three times.
His first solo album in the U.S., 1999's self-titled effort, has since gone
platinum signifying sales of more than 1 million copies. The CD spawned his
first No. 1, the stirring "But For The Grace Of God." It also established
his awe-inspiring prowess as a guitar player with lightening dexterity.
With 2002's "Golden Road," Urban moved from a newcomer to a
star. His monster hit "Somebody Like You" spent eight weeks at No. 1 on
Radio & Records Country Chart, followed by "Who Wouldn't Wanna Be Me," which
spent three weeks at No 1.
In 2004, he released "Be Here" and a superstar was born. The album debuted
at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums Chart and has sold more than 4
million copies in the U.S. alone.
Last year brought "Love, Pain &
the Whole Crazy Thing," which has already sold more than 2 million copies
worldwide. Like its predecessor, the album came in at No. 1 on Billboard's
Country Chart. "Everybody," the album's latest single, continues to climb
And now comes another milestone: Keith Urban Greatest Hits: 18 Kids.
Keith Urban Greatest Hits:
18 Kids was released on November 20th, 2007 and includes Urban's seven No. 1
smashes, as well as another seven Top 5 hits. His No. 1s have spent a
cumulative 27 weeks on top of Billboard's Hot Country Songs Chart. The album
also features two tunes specifically for the new disc: a remake of "Got It
Right This Time [The Celebration]" with his full band and his take on Steve
Forbert's 1979 classic "Romeo's Tune."
Watch as Keith Urban talks intimately and shares rare concert and studio
footage to give fans an inside look at "Better Life," one of the songs on
Keith Urban Greatest Hits: 18 Kids.
A new podcast highlighting an individual song will be released weekly.
Keith Urban Greatest Hits: 18 Kids is out NOW and available everywhere!
Watch the podcast today! "Better Life" podcast
The above information was
supplied by Molly Birckhead (Manager, publicity and
promotions) of Fanscape.com
I've provided clips of some of my all time
favorite Keith Urban songs for you're enjoyment and as a preview to the CD.
You can hear brief clips of all the songs and buy the CD at