Keith Urban Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

7th February 2017

Quote: "The first time I met Paul MCCartney, he was backstage at the Grammys and Nic (Nicole Kidman, his wife) and him were talking and I walked up... He was talking about going to Lake Tahoe and I'd been up there a few different times, and he said, 'We're going up in the summer time,' and I said, 'Oh, the summer's fantastic, totally different from the winter!', and he goes, 'Oh is it, really? Oh, fantastic! Totally different!'." Country star Keith Urban still cannot believe how badly he embarrassed himself in front of his actress wife and the Beatles icon.

19th January 2017

Fact: Touring partners Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban are to perform together at the 2017 Grammy Awards next month (Feb17). The country stars toured Urban's native Australia together at the end of last year (16), teaming up onstage for renditions of Tom Petty and Steve Nicks' Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around and The Fighter, which the singers recorded for Keith's Ripcord album.

18th January 2017

Fact: John Legend, Metallica, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban are set to perform at the 50th annual Grammy Awards on 12 February (17). The ceremony, which will be hosted by James Corden, will be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

31st August 2016

Fact: Keith Urban has snagged a supermodel and actress for his new video. The country star, who is married to Nicole Kidman, has invited Amber Valletta to join him in his new black and white promo for Blue Ain't Your Color, the fourth single from his Ripcord album.

19th June 2016

Fact: Keith Urban performed a touching tribute to the victims of the Orlando nightclub mass shooting while in Florida on Friday (17Jun16). The 48-year-old rocker sang a cover of U2's One, and told the crowd at the MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa, "Although I didn’t know anybody in that horrific incident, I did, because they’re just guys and girls, brothers and sisters. They had dreams, hopes, plans, just like every one of us. Orlando strong!" In what has been called America's worst mass shooting, 49 people were killed and more than 50 injured in the attack on gay nightclub Pulse on 12 June (16).

30th September 2015

Fact: American Idol judge and country music superstar Keith Urban thrilled fans in Denver, Colorado on Tuesday (29Sep15) when he took to the streets to busk in between auditions for the hit talent show. The singer/songwriter was largely ignored at first but gradually fans started to realise who the guitar man was. He shared a picture of himself on his Facebook page, and joked, "Makin some scratch (money) in Denver today!!!"

6th July 2015

Quote: "We're so grateful we found each other. What are the odds? Two of us leaving Australia and finding each other after that many years." Keith Urban kicked off his morning as a TV host on his native Australia's Sunrise show by cooing about his wife Nicole Kidman.

17th January 2015

Quote: "I kinda rushed out (onstage) because I'm like, 'You gotta kiss at midnight!' It's a good omen, right? But he was thrown 'cause he was still playing guitar and trying to sing and then he saw me and was like, 'Er... er....' He said he lost his timing, so I threw him off." Actress Nicole Kidman interrupted her husband Keith Urban's New Year's Eve (31Dec14) gig in Niagara Falls, Canada so they could ring in 2015 with a kiss.

16th January 2015

Quote: "They're so disinterested... because when we go, 'Come to the set', they're like, 'Ugh...'. When we say, 'Come see Daddy play', they're like, 'No...' Fifi will sit and she'll watch her daddy and pick up a guitar and stuff, but Sunday literally is like, 'No way'. And she'll even say, 'Ugh, I don't like it.' She wants to be a party planner." Actress Nicole Kidman's two young daughters with singer husband Keith Urban have no interest in following their parents careers.

29th October 2014

Quote: "I'm lucky to have a rock of a husband and a strong faith. I have both those things... Keith and my dad, (both are) good men. Choosing to protect his family and take care of himself and take care of his daughters and walk the walk... not just talk the talk." Actress Nicole Kidman can see the similarities between her singer husband Keith Urban and her late father Dr. Anthony Kidman as she mourns the loss of her dad, who passed away on 12 September (14).

10th October 2014

Quote: "We've brought it down, it's seven days now." Nicole Kidman has changed her rule that she and husband Keith Urban should spend no more than two weeks apart.

8th April 2014

Quote: "I quit school at 15! I was hopeless at school. I was out. I would've left sooner if I could, but you've gotta legally stay 'til you're 15. I'm always very careful to not have parents think I support kids leaving school at a young age, 'cause I don't necessarily... but the biggest education I got was when I hit the road and got life's education." Country music star Keith Urban was not a big fan of school.

8th April 2014

Quote: "I always give props to Nic because we travel so much as a family. She does an amazing job keeping everybody together. She’s got the kids’ schedules dialled in, she’s dropping them off - even in the middle of her work. I couldn’t do any of this without her." Country star Keith Urban insists his wife Nicole Kidman is a super mum.

12th February 2014

Quote: "For every single night he's away, he leaves me a love letter. Every single night of our relationship. It keeps us close." Actress Nicole Kidman reveals the secret to her marriage with country star Keith Urban.

27th November 2013

Tweet: "Snow ain't the only thing falling in Nashville today!!" Country superstar Keith Urban has made the bold move to cut his signature brown and gold locks, opting to sport a shorter hairdo.

25th September 2013

Quote: "She called me straight away... Luckily she wasn't seriously injured. It's the Wild Wild West, man. The police are handling it and we just move on." Keith Urban on his wife Nicole Kidman's recent brush with a paparazzo on a bicycle, who knocked the actress over in New York City.

6th September 2013

Fact: Keith Urban kicked off the 2013/14 American football season in Baltimore, Maryland on Thursday night (05Sep13) by performing on a floating stage in the city's Inner Harbour. The country star headlined the NFL Kick-Off party before the opening game between Super Bowl champions the Baltimore Ravens and the Denver Broncos.

4th September 2013

Fact: Grammy Award winning country singer Keith Urban has landed his own radio show for a month. The star, who is married to Nicole Kidman, will host a weekly show on Australia's Smooth Fm from September 7 (13), ahead of the release of his seventh album Fuse on September 13 (13).

5th August 2013

Fact: Australian country star Keith Urban will kick off the upcoming American Football season by headlining the 2013 Nfl season pre-game Tv special. He'll perform live before the big game between Super Bowl winners the Baltimore Ravens and the Denver Broncos in Colorado on 5 September (13). Urban has a busy autumn (13) ahead of him - last week (ends02Aug13), he confirmed he will return to judge American Idol for a second season.

14th June 2013

Quote: "I buy a lot in vintage places and on eBay. The vintage Ts were cut better: shorter sleeves, good collars, and better fabric." Country singer Keith Urban stocks up his wardrobe by trawling second-hand stores and the online auction site.

14th June 2013

Quote: "I got that as a Christmas gift for her. She didn't know I was doing it. You have to bandage your tattoo the first night, and she got to unwrap it, which was cool. She loved it." Country star Keith Urban surprised his wife Nicole Kidman by getting a tattoo of her name.

8th May 2013

Quote: "You don't wanna have an argument with your wife when you can't speak... because I'm writing on a board and when you get really heated, I'm, like, breaking pens... I think I was writing, 'This is unacceptable...' and I broke the pen." Country star Keith Urban found it tough to communicate with his wife Nicole Kidman when he was banned from speaking following vocal surgery in 2011.

8th May 2013

Quote: "Mick (Jagger) called me and said, 'You wanna sit in with us?' and I said, 'Let me think about it...?' It was fantastic... and before I knew it I was at soundcheck at the arena... They soundcheck for nearly two hours... all of them, and then took a break, and then did their two-and-a-half hour show. It's amazing; their stamina is insane." Keith Urban on performing with the Rolling Stones during their 50 & Counting tour opener in Los Angeles on Friday night (03May13).

7th May 2013

Fact: Country superstar Keith Urban was in a heavy metal covers band called Fractured Mirror "for about a week" when he was a teenager. He was fired from the group.

1st March 2013

Quote: "My mum actually said, 'You don't want to give up everything, your whole career, you should keep a toe in the water... You'll appreciate that when you're older'... And actually my husband said it too, he said you should still work." Nicole Kidman is refusing to slow down her career as she raises her two young daughters after husband Keith Urban and her mother urged her to carry on her career.

3rd December 2012

Tweet: "Huge congrats to Ricky Martin on his new gig on The Voice Au. You're gonna have a blast!" Singer Keith Urban congratulates his successor on the judging panel of the Australian version of hit Tv talent show The Voice.

25th September 2012

Tweet: "I celebrate w/ everyone today in honoring @The_LorettaLynn on 50 years as an @Opry member. God bless you Loretta!!!" Keith Urban pays tribute to country legend Loretta Lynn, who was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry five decades ago.

18th September 2012

Quote: "I did a few of these shows when I was very young and I got crucified by a judge, so I don't know if I'll be that guy." New American Idol judge Keith Urban insists he won't be a mean judge on the show.

17th September 2012

The contracts are all signed and sealed. Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban, Mariah Carey and Randy Jackson will serve as judges on American Idol when the next season of the top-rated talent contest begins in January. Minaj and Urban's addition to the judging panel was officially announced early Sunday. In a statement, Mike Darnell, president of Fox's alternative entertainment division, said, Nicki's an unbelievably captivating international phenomenon who has made an indelible mark on rap and pop. And Keith is another great addition to Idol -- he's one of the biggest stars in country music, and I know that our fans and contestants will fall in love with him. Each of the panelists will be paid an estimated $14-18 million per season.

17th July 2012

Quote: "Negativity and doubt are always creeping into my life and having to be kept at bay. Thankfully, Nic is great at calling me on it, and our marriage is at the stage where she doesn't have to say anything. I hear myself prattling on with negative crap and her loaded silence shuts me up." Keith Urban's actress wife [Nicole Kidman] refuses to put up with the country singer's moaning.

20th June 2012

Fact: Nicole Kidman and her husband Keith Urban dined at Greek restaurant The Apollo in Sydney, Australia before heading to a Lady GaGa concert to celebrate the actress turning 45 on Wednesday (20Jun12).

17th January 2012

Quote: "We have 36 acres. It's not a working farm or anything (but) we both think it's important for our daughters to be able to get dirt in their hands... That's how I grew up." Country star Keith Urban on the rural home in Tennessee he and wife Nicole Kidman share with their kids.

14th October 2011

Quote: "I go out for three or four days and then come home for two or three days. It makes for an enormous amount of travel, but it means that I'm not gone for weeks at a time. It also means I don't have to have my family out on the road because it's not the ideal environment for a family." Keith Urban on how he juggles his music career with his family life. The country star has two daughters with wife Nicole Kidman.

13th October 2011

Fact: Country star Keith Urban named his new cologne Phoenix because he has a tattoo on his forearm which is often mistaken for the mythical bird.

13th October 2011

Quote: "Nic was very much involved. Even though I'm making a men's cologne, it's predominantly so that women would enjoy it. I wanted a female take on what this cologne was like, so of course I asked my wife. Good luck finding a guy that doesn't listen to his wife at the end of the day!" Keith Urban sought the advice of his wife Nicole Kidman while developing his new men's cologne.

1st July 2011

Quote: "I saw a sign (at a show) that said, 'Would you sign my leg?' I thought that was funny, so I said, 'Sure.' She proceeds to detach her prosthetic leg, and it comes through the crowd. I didn't know what to say except, 'Where's the Sharpie?'" Country singer Keith Urban on one of his favourite tour memories.

30th May 2011

Quote: "I've come home a few times with scratches on my chest and on my back, and my wife's gone, 'What is that?' It can be a bit treacherous out there sometimes, but it's always different, always unpredictable, and I love it." Country singer Keith Urban, who is married to Hollywood actress Nicole Kidman, loves stage diving into crowds of concertgoers.

15th February 2011

Quote: "It's one of our favourite songs. When that song first came out we got it in the car and just would play it as loud as it would possibly go." Keith Urban explains why his wife Nicole Kidman was spotted singing along to Katy Perry's Teenage Dream at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night (13Feb11).

10th February 2011

Quote: "You never know, we might try for another one." Nicole Kidman reveals she and husband Keith Urban are considering adding one more child to their brood. The couple's second daughter, Faith Margaret, was born via a surrogate in December (10).

4th February 2011

Quote: "We actually go to this place in Nashville called The Copper Kettle. It's like a meat and three, which means there's some form of meat and three vegetables, real down to earth. We don't like to jump lines. It's not cool, we just like to be like the locals and get no special treatment." Nicole Kidman insists she and her husband Keith Urban don't expect VIP treatment.

3rd February 2011

Quote: "I was really damaged and not sure whether that was ever going to happen again to me. I certainly never thought I'd have a baby at 41. But we never know what's around the corner." Nicole Kidman doubted whether she would find love again after her split from Tom Cruise in 2001. The actress is now married to country singer Keith Urban.

28th January 2011

Quote: "I actually find the Country Music Awards are the most fun of all the awards because you have a real sense of community down there. Most of the people who are in the country music industry live in Nashville, so they all know each other and it is very tight and very supportive." Nicole Kidman enjoys the country music prizegiving more than Hollywood ceremonies, thanks to her singer husband Keith Urban.

18th January 2011

Fact: Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban's new baby is the couple's biological child - even though the actress didn't carry the little girl. The pair's publicist has confirmed little Faith Margaret, who was born on 28 December (10), was born "through a gestational carrier".

3rd December 2010

Quote: "We always look for those moments to be able to give back. And we definitely want to instill that in our daughter, too - a sense of compassion of awareness of other people, and how we can be of service." Keith Urban hopes his daughter with Nicole Kidman, Sunday Rose, will be inspired to continue her parents' charitable work.

2nd December 2010

Quote: "Bella and Connor, they don't go on tour. I'd like them to go." Nicole Kidman would love to have her two elder children, adopted during her marriage to Tom Cruise, join her and her daughter Sunday Rose when they hit the road with her country singer husband Keith Urban.

17th September 2010

Fact: Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney and Keith Urban have donated flood-damaged musical instruments from their personal collection to a charity supporting continued flood relief efforts in Nashville, Tennessee. An online NASH20 auction will begin on 12 October (10).

14th June 2010

Quote: "I think she's a combination of both of us so far, but she got my wife's legs, which is very lucky for her. She sure didn't deserve mine." Keith Urban is glad his daughter Sunday inherited one particular feature from her mother, Nicole Kidman.

20th May 2010

Quote: "I think I've reached a point in my life where I've slowed down a lot, so it's not difficult. My priority is very much keeping my family together and not being away from them." Nicole Kidman tries never to spend more than three days away from her husband Keith Urban.

30th December 2009

Fact: Newlyweds Kevin Jonas and DANIELLE DELEASA shared their first dance as husband and wife to the tune of Keith Urban's ONLY YOU CAN LOVE ME THIS WAY. The happy couple wed on 19 December (09).

11th December 2009

Quote: "There are pitstops at (fast food restaurant) Wendy's. But I'm six-foot tall, so it's not weight that's an issue for me, but things like cholesterol." Svelte Hollywood star Nicole Kidman doesn't worry about piling on the pounds while on the road with her country star husband Keith Urban.

7th December 2009

Quote: "I am a terrible cook. I cook chicken for Keith, and it's always dry. I'm a much better person to cook for because I love food and I will eat almost anything." Nicole Kidman prefers it when her country singer husband Keith Urban takes charge in the kitchen.

3rd December 2009

Quote: "I would never do that! I'm very shy. I certainly would never, ever sing in front of him. Even in the car I might be quietly humming along to a song that's playing on the radio and he'll say, 'Go on then, let's hear you.' That's when I get all embarrassed and shut up." Nicole Kidman will never share her singing skills with husband Keith Urban.

25th November 2009

Quote: "She sounds quite musical. I sit her at the piano every morning. We play. We mash the keys together. So hopefully she'll have a little bit of that." Keith Urban is hoping his daughter Sunday Rose, whose mum is actress Nicole Kidman, follows in his musical footsteps.

24th November 2009

Quote: "We would use pseudonyms Hank and Evie so we could go out on dates without everybody knowing who we were." Keith Urban on how he and his wife Nicole Kidman kept their romance under wraps while they were courting.

20th November 2009

Quote: "I want to be in love for the rest of my life. I want to be an old woman still married to Keith. And looking back going, 'What a lovely, lovely journey together.'" Nicole Kidman can't imagine life without her beloved husband Keith Urban.

19th November 2009

Quote: "We've reduced it to three days." Nicole Kidman and her husband Keith Urban rarely spend time apart.

10th November 2009

Quote: "We're not pining for anything more than what we've got. But if another was to come, Nic and I would be very happy." Keith Urban on extending his family with wife Nicole Kidman.

2nd October 2009

Quote: "It can get a little hairy sometimes. I've had a few injuries, but hey, it's rock 'n' roll." Country star Keith Urban has some close encounters with over-zealous fans.

15th July 2009

Quote: "She has got all Nic's good features. The eyes are probably like mine but she has got Nic's skin and hair and long legs." Keith Urban is glad his daughter SUNDAY ROSE takes after her mum Nicole Kidman.

27th May 2009

Fact: Grammy winner GEORGE STRAIT's acceptance as the Academy of Country Music's artist of the decade will be aired on U.S. TV on Wednesday night (27May09). The ceremony features performances from Faith Hill, Keith Urban, Taylor Swift and Tim Mcgraw.

1st April 2009

Quote: "We had the name picked out before. We didnt want her to be born on Sunday." Country star Keith Urban on calling his daughter SUNDAY ROSE.

31st March 2009

Quote: "We live in a place (that's) a bit too desolate (for people to recognise us), and we know too many back roads. We can just get out and do normal stuff. We really appreciate being able to go to a restaurant, go to the movies, just anywhere, any time. It's such a blessing for us to be able to do that." Keith Urban is grateful he and wife Nicole Kidman can go around unnoticed in Nashville, Tennessee.

27th November 2008

Quote: "That little girl has been such a blessing, coming into our life this year. Being able to find a home here in Nashville and get some balance in both of our lives is just such a blessing," Keith Urban can't wait to celebrate his first Thanksgiving with his and Nicole Kidman's four-month-old baby SUNDAY ROSE.

25th November 2008

Quote: "Keith is my sexiest man alive. He is the man I love and everything is sexy about him." Hollywood star Nicole Kidman disagrees with People Magazine editors crowning her AUSTRALIA co-star Hugh Jackman as the Sexiest Man Alive, insisting her country singer husband Keith Urban would get her vote.

12th November 2008

Quote: "You just say, 'This is a priority,' and marriage is our priority. If something fits into that, great. And if it doesn't, then I have no trouble saying no. It's that simple." Actress Nicole Kidman finds it easy to refuse work so that she never goes more than one week without seeing her country music husband Keith Urban.

10th November 2008

Fact: AUSTRALIA co-stars Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman will team up to present a top prize at the CMA Awards on Wednesday (12Nov08). Kidman is married to country star Keith Urban, who is nominated for Entertainer of The Year and Male Vocalist of The Year.

8th November 2008

Quote: "(She looks) so much like Keith. I call her Keith-ette... I didn't even get a look in. I think she got my fair skin and that's about it." Nicole Kidman coos about baby daughter SUNDAY ROSE, who looks just like her dad, country star Keith Urban.

31st October 2008

Quote: "When he goes on tour, I say to him that he leaves a little bit of him with me." Nicole Kidman insists her baby girl SUNDAY ROSE looks just like her dad, country star Keith Urban.

20th October 2008

Quote: "My baby has given me a lot of peace and my marriage has given me an enormous amount of peace. When you are loved and able to give love, you exist in an extremely peaceful place." Hollywood actress Nicole Kidman insists starting a family with husband Keith Urban has been a calming experience.

7th October 2008

Quote: "It was the most beautiful thing to go through with him (Keith Urban). I had a great team of women, too. At one point there were nine women in the room and Keith." Nicole Kidman on the birth of her daughter SUNDAY ROSE.

19th September 2008

Quote: "She looks like Keith. Her hair has a bit of a reddish tinge." Nicole Kidman insists daughter SUNDAY ROSE inherited her father Keith Urban's looks.

12th September 2008

Fact: Country music hunks Brad Paisley and Keith Urban have recorded a duet. The track, START A BAND, will be the first single released from Paisley's new album PLAY. Ironically both Paisley and Urban will compete for the coveted Entertainer of The Year prize at the upcoming Country Music Awards (08).

7th September 2008

Quote: "When my wife's working and I've got time off, I'm just Mr. Mom during the day, taking care of the little girl." Country singer Keith Urban loves being a hands-on father to baby Sunday Rose, his two-month-old daughter with actress wife Nicole Kidman.

5th September 2008

Quote: "So long as the Titans and Giants aren't playing each other, we're all good." Country star Keith Urban, who helped kick off the American football season on Thursday night (04Sep08) with a pre-game performance, admits he and wife Nicole Kidman love the sport, but support different teams.

12th August 2008

Fact: Australian singers Keith Urban and Olivia Newton-John are teaming up to record a track for the GREASE actress' forthcoming LP. The pair will collaborate on a song for OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN + FRIENDS: A CELEBRATION IN SONG, which will help raise funds for cancer charities.

7th August 2008

Quote: "She looks like KEITH. She's got a little bit of hair. …It has a bit of a reddish tinge." Nicole Kidman insists her new baby SUNDAY ROSE looks more like her husband Keith Urban.

7th August 2008

Quote: "She looks like KEITH. She's got a little bit of hair. …It has a bit of a reddish tinge." Nicole Kidman insists her new baby SUNDAY ROSE looks more like her husband Keith Urban.

7th July 2008

Fact: Pregnant actress Nicole Kidman and husband Keith Urban spent Independence Day (04Jul08) "blowing things up" at pal RONNIE DUNN's Nashville, Tennessee home. The couple joined family and friends at the BROOKS + DUNN star's annual homemade firework display.

1st July 2008

Fact: Australian actress Nicole Kidman's first biological child will be born in Tennessee, where the Moulin Rouge! star lives with her country music singer husband Keith Urban. The baby is expected later this summer (08).

10th June 2008

Fact: Keith Urban made one lucky fan's dream come true at the CMA Country Festival in Nashville, Tennessee at the weekend (0608Jun08) when he gave away the guitar he was playing. The generous Aussie star jumped into the audience during his show, signed his instrument and gave it to a fan.

18th April 2008

Fact: Pop star Nelly Furtado has re-recorded her song IN GOD'S HANDS - turning it into a duet with country singer Keith Urban.

11th April 2008

Quote: "I'm gonna be a dad soon, and it only took me 40 years!" Singer Keith Urban can't wait for wife Nicole Kidman to give birth to the couple's first child.

29th December 2007

Quote: "They say the first year of marriage is the hardest. Well, it's 18 months now and everything is fine. Please God it will stay like that." Nicole Kidman prays husband Keith Urban will stay sober in the New Year.

10th November 2007

Quote: "I'm a boring interview now, an old married woman! Not a lot of controversy here." Nicole Kidman insists marriage to singer Keith Urban has made her less interesting.

9th November 2007

Quote: "Married life comes first and everything else comes second." Actress Nicole Kidman prioritises her relationship with husband Keith Urban over her movie endeavours.

2nd November 2007

Quote: "If that (a family) happens for us, that will be a real blessing. We're not trying to have a child." Singer Keith Urban reveals he and wife Nicole Kidman are practicing safe sex.

19th July 2007

Fact: Keith Urban has had his wife Nicole Kidman's first name tattooed on his upper-right arm.

17th July 2007

Quote: "I do the old man view now. I picture myself in my eighties looking back at my life. A tour? One record? That is such a blip on the radar." Country star Keith Urban reveals what he learnt during his 90 days at the Betty Ford clinic in Palm Springs, California.

23rd June 2007

Fact: Singer/songwriter Keith Urban has been added to the New York leg of next month's (Jul07) Live Earth global warming awareness event.

7th January 2007

Quote: "No bridesmaids after the age of 35 - that was a pact made between us." Naomi Watts explaining why she wasn't a bridesmaid at best friend Nicole Kidman's wedding to Keith Urban in June (06).

31st October 2006

Fact: Country star Keith Urban has been given something to smile about as he tackles alcoholism in rehab - his 2004 album BE HERE has just been certified quadruple platinum by the Recording Industry Association Of America (RIAA) for shipments of four million copies.

11th October 2006

Fact: Country superstar Keith Urban joined Sheryl Crow on stage at the Starwood Ampitheatre in Nashville, Tennessee on Sunday (08OCT06). The pair played Crow's IF IT MAKES YOU HAPPY and the Tom Petty/Stevie Nicks duet STOP DRAGGIN' MY HEART AROUND.

4th October 2006

Fact: The editors of US magazine Interview are getting their money's worth of SIR Elton John this month - the regular contributor not only pens his own pop music column, but interviews Keith Urban and The Killers in the publication.

4th October 2006

Quote: "We're both gypsy kids." Country star Keith Urban insists he and new bride Nicole Kidman are wanderers.

2nd October 2006

Fact: The editors of US magazine Interview are getting their money's worth of SIR Elton John this month - the regular contributor not only pens his own pop music column, but interviews Keith Urban and The Killers in the publication.

2nd October 2006

Quote: "We're both gypsy kids." Country star Keith Urban insists he and new bride Nicole Kidman are wanderers.

11th September 2006

Fact: Nicole Kidman's stay with new husband Keith Urban at London's Dorchester Hotel has a nostalgic twist - they are staying in the same suite she used to frequent when married to TOM CRUISE.

29th June 2006

Fact: Keith Urban gave Nicole Kidman a special gift for their wedding - a first edition of EMILY BRONTE's WUTHERING HEIGHTS, reportedly acquired by Sotheby's auction house for $200,000 (GBP111,000).

27th June 2006

Quote: "Of course he's very happy for them." Tom Cruise's publicist, commenting on the wedding of his ex-wife Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban on Sunday (25JUN06).

26th June 2006

Fact: Each guest at Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban's Australian wedding on Sunday (25JUN06) received a gift clock from Tiffany + Co in the company's trademark blue box.

26th June 2006

Fact: Guests at the Sunday (25JUN06) wedding of Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban feasted on a tuna starter, a choice of Tasmanian Atlantic salmon or lamb for main course and a raspberry and mascarpone dessert to finish.

26th June 2006

Quote: "They are absolutely perfect together. Keith and I go back to 1994, I've never seen him this happy." Keith Urban's former US manager ANASTASIA BROWN approves of the country singer's Sunday (25JUN06) marriage to Nicole Kidman.

7th March 2006

Quote: "When I make out with my husband, I think of Keith Urban." Country queen Dolly Parton admits to a crush on Nicole Kidman's musical boyfriend.

6th March 2006

Fact: Nicole Kidman further went public with her Keith Urban romance at the Oscars last night (05MAR06) - the country star was her date for the evening.

26th January 2006

Quote: <p>"When the time's right, you talk about those things." Nicole Kidman after being asked to comment on her reported romance with country singer Keith Urban. </p>

20th January 2006

Fact: <p>Following the media trend of merging celebrity couples' names, newspapers in Keith Urban's hometown of Tennessee have started referring to the country singer and his actress girlfriend Nicole Kidman as "Kicole". </p>

4th January 2006

Fact: <p>Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban rang in the New Year with mutual pal Christina Applegate, who staged a party at New York's BUNGALOW 8 club. </p>

19th November 2005

Quote: <p>"My girlfriend and I made love in an airplane bathroom. We wanted to see if it could be done and it can - but you need to be very supple." Country music hunk Keith Urban reveals he's a member of the Mile High Club, thanks to a willing ex. The singer is currently dating Nicole Kidman. </p>

16th November 2005

Fact: <p>It's shaping up to be the best week of Aussie country star Keith Urban's career - as well as picking up two top Country Music Association honours at the CMAs last night (15NOV05), the singer/songwriter was presented the CMA's International Artist Achievement Award during a low-key ceremony on Sunday (13NOV05) at the Australian Consulate General in New York City. </p>

29th September 2005

Fact: <p>Keith Urban, the Aussie country singer reportedly romancing Nicole Kidman, once stripped off for a photospread in Playgirl magazine. In one revealing shot Urban stood naked with a guitar covering his genitals. </p>

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