A few years ago, Australian country singer Keith Urban took the world by storm. This attractive crooner began his country music career, forever changing the way the world views country music artists. No longer do people believe that you have to be born and raised in Nashville, TN to become a country music singer. Keith, with his powerful voice and country-boy good looks, has become a country music icon over the past few years.
This just goes to show you that not everything is as it seems. Even those living in Australia can break into the country music business and become virtually an instant overnight success. After all, it happened to Mr. Urban. Even after his bought with alcoholism, he is still number one in the hearts of millions of country music television fans throughout the world.
No matter what your taste in country music, you will likely find this Australian country singer entertaining. He woos and awes his audiences and keeps them on their toes. His songs have heart and meaning, which is the way country songs were meant to be written. Fans love his sound, his lyrics and just him in general.
Other country music stars from other areas, besides Nashville, have made it big as well. Stars from California, New York and other non-country type places have hit platinum on the records charts. It simply is no longer true that country singers come from rural areas. You could very well live in the heart of New York City and become a country singer, so long as you have the talent and the drive to back yourself up.
Country music is one of the most popular music genres around the world. Millions of fans tune in to hear Keith Urban and other artists sing their hearts out every day.