Sunday, January 28, 2007

Keith Urban Gets Award Down Under, EMI Rep Accepts It

Radio New Zealand reports New Zealand-born country music singer Keith Urban has won an award for outstanding achievement. He has been honoured at a ceremony in Tamworth, in New South Wales, by the Country Music Association of Australia.

Urban, who was born in Whangarei and raised in Australia, recently announced that he had completed an alcohol rehabilitation programme in the United States. He is planning a tour to promote his new album.
The award was collected last night by a representative of his record company, EMI.

Other Aussie country music awards are detailed by the Sydney Morning Herald today: "Kernaghan the king of country music ... and Beccy's the queen"

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