Keith Urban Targets New Approach

For years, the standard album has included 10-12 songs, but in today’s music industry, nothing is standard. That’s particularly true for the new Keith Urban album, Get Closer, which gets released on Tuesday. The basic version of the CD features just eight songs — including his current single, “Put You In A Song” — but Target is also offering a deluxe edition with seven extra tracks. It features three additional studio cuts plus live versions of four of his previous hits. It’s a bit of an experiment on Keith’s part as the entire music industry tries new ideas to stabilize the marketplace. Read More

Send Us Your Questions for Keith Urban!

Keith Urban has a new CD called Get Closer coming out on Nov. 16 — and he’s coming to the GAC studio very soon! We need your help interviewing him. What to ask? Be creative with your questions! Don’t ask when he’s coming to your city because those questions won’t be chosen (you can check [...] Read More

Keith Urban Defying the Hard Times

It’s a tough time for a lot of people: bad economy, some folks in Nashville are still piecing their lives back together six months after a major flood. But it’s good times for some, including Keith Urban, who was the subject of a party at Music City’s Hard Rock Café on Monday. It served a dual purpose: It allowed Capitol Records to present him a platinum award for selling a million copies of his last album, Defying Gravity. It also celebrates the release of his next album, Get Closer. You can be sure that Keith is aware of — and sensitive to — the hard times others have experienced. Those floods in May bordered the Hard Rock — the same place they held the party — and Keith showed up in a lot of places to help raise money for water-logged victims in the past six months. He’s also aware of the tough financial times. They’ve hit the music business with a vengeance, and Capitol’s parent company, EMI, just went through a difficult lawsuit in New York from a financier who was unhappy with the way his investment worked out. Read More

Keith Urban Halftime Show Leads Country Sports Parade

While much of America is noshing on turkey and dressing on Thanksgiving Day, Keith Urban will be working. Keith is set to play the Salvation Army’s Kettle Kickoff halftime show at Cowboys Stadium in Texas when the Dallas Cowboys host the New Orleans Saints on national TV. It marks the 14th year the Cowboys have brought awareness to the Salvation Army’s holiday campaign with the mid-game entertainment during the team’s traditional Thanksgiving match. Read More

Help Keith Urban Pick His New Album Cover!

Keith Urban’s new album Get Closer is set to hit stores on November 16 but there’s something that Keith has not quite figured out yet. That’s where you come in. Keith wants input from all the fans on which album cover to pick. He posted both of the covers below on his Facebook page today. [...] Read More