Top 10 Keith Urban Songs

Keith Urban Songs

Our top 10 Keith Urban songs lists looks at one of the most successful country music artists of all time as well as one of the most well known celebrities on the planet. However, Keith Urban’s stardom come first and foremost from his incredible body of work as a singer songwriter and his success on the country music charts. Like Blake Shelton who is married to a huge female music star in Gwen Stefani, Keith Urban is married to one of the greatest actresses of all time in Nicole Kidman. That aside, Keith Urban’s worldwide popularity also comes from his stint as a judge on American Idol. Nonetheless, this article is all about the music and the bottom line is, it’s the music that made Keith Urban a star.

Keith Urban released his first solo album in 1991 entitled Keith Urban. From that point on, Keith Urban has released twelve studio albums. The legendary country music star has also released over fifty singles. Out of all those singles, Keith Urban has celebrated an astonishing twenty two number one singles. That makes putting together a top 10 list together much more difficult. It’s not just the singles, every Keith Urban album is filled with so many great tracks. This my friends, is an amazing musical artist.

# 10 – I Never Work On A Sunday

It’s always fun to open up these top 10 lists with an artist’s debut song because it can offer a clear perspective on the growth of their music over time. That’s exactly what we’re doing with our top 10 Keith Urban songs list as we present Keith Urban’s very first single of his solo career entitled  “I Never Work On A Sunday.” The song may by a little raw, but it’s a fun one and pretty much defines that this was an artist exploding with talent.   The song was released on the album entitled Keith Urban. It was the first single released from the album. The album was released in 1991.

# 9 – You Look Good in My Shirt

Continuing with our top 10 Keith Urban songs list we present the energetic song entitled “You Look Good in My Shirt.” The guitars sound like Lynyrd Skynyrd on this one. The song was released on the album entitled Greatest Hits: 19 Kids. The album was released in 2008. It was the first single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number forty four. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number one. The song was composed by Mark Nesler, Tom Shapiro, and Tony Martin.

# 8 – Making Memories of Us

As we continue taking a look at the best Keith Urban songs, in the number eight spot we present the forever loving song entitled “Making Memories of Us.” The magnificent Rodney Crowell penned song was released on the album entitled Be Here. The album was released in 2004. It was the third single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song also was a hit on the US Billboard Adult Contemporary Charts reaching number  The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number thirty four. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number five.

# 7 – Raise ‘Em Up

In the number seven position on our top 10 Keith Urban songs list is the dazzling celebratory song entitled “Raise ‘Em Up.” This classic track also featured the brilliant Eric Church. The song was released on the album entitled Fuse. The album was released in 2013. It was the sixth and final single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number fifty six. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number one. The song was composed by Tom Douglas, Jaren Johnston and Jeffrey Steele.

# 6 – Sweet Thing

Landing in the number six spot on our top 10 Keith Urban songs list we present the exhilarating song “Sweet Thing.” The song was released on the album entitled Defying Gravity. The album was released in 2008. This was just another number one hit for the talented Keith Urban. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts. It was also the first single released from the album.The song was also a crossover hit for Keith Urban as it hit number thirty on the US Billboard Hot 100. “Sweet Thing” The song was composed by Monty Powell and Keith Urban.

# 5 – Days Go By

Oh we just love the opening riff on this rhythmic song by Keith Urban entitled “Days Go By.” It has a sort a celtic feel reminding me of the band Big Country. The song was issued on the album entitled Be Here. The album was released in 2004. It was the first single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number one. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number thirty one. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number one. The song was composed by Monty Powell and
Keith Urban.

# 4 – We Were Us

At the number four spot on our top 10 Keith Urban songs list we present the rocking song entitled “We Were Us.” This great track also featured the vocals of the sensational Miranda Lambert. The song was released on the album entitled Fuse. The album was released in 2013. It was the third single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song also was a hit on the US Billboard Country Airplay Charts reaching number one. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number twenty six. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number two. The song was composed by Nicolle Galyon, Jimmy Robbins, and Jon Nite.

# 3 – Somebody Like You

Moving along on our top 10 Keith Urban songs list we present the jubilant song entitled “Somebody Like You.” This was Keith Urban’s first gold selling single. The song was released on the album entitled Golden Road. The album was released in 2002  It was the first single released from the album. The high-spirited song “Somebody Like You,” was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number twenty three. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number three. “Somebody Like You” was composed by John Shanks and Keith Urban.

# 2 – Blue Ain’t Your Color

Just of the top spot on our top 10 Keith Urban songs list we celebrate the slow grooving ballad entitled  “Blues Ain’t Your Color.” This is such a magnificent well written song. This may be the most popular song Keith Urban has ever released. The song was released on the album entitled Ripchord. The album was released in 2015.  It was the fourth single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song also was a hit on the US Billboard Country Airplay Charts reaching number one. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number twenty four. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number one. The song was composed by  Steven Lee Olsen, Hillary Lindsey, and Clint Lagerberg.

# 1 – The Fighter

We wrap up our top 10 Keith Urban songs list with the song entitled “The Fighter.” The song also featured the stunning Carrie Underwood. This is an emotionally charged song with passionate singing and an incredible groove. The song was released on the album entitled Ripcord. The album was released in 2015. It was the fifth single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number two.  The song also was a hit on the US Billboard Country Airplay Charts reaching number two. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number thirty eight. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number two. The song was composed by Keith Urban and Michael James Ryan Busbee.

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