Creation and Connection: A Conversation with Keith Urban
SXSW – Austin Convention Center, March 16, 2018
Article and Photography by Jim Chapin
Keith Urban sat down with Scott Goldman, Vice President of the Grammy Museum, on Friday, March 16, 2018, for a discussion about his career, his creative process and how he stays connected in an isolating age.
Keith Urban is a premier songwriter, vocalist, musician and virtuoso guitarist. Over the course of his career, Urban has earned four Grammy Awards, ten Country Music Association Awards, eleven Academy of Country Music Awards, a People’s Choice and an American Music Award. His eighth studio album, RIPCORD, produced four #1 songs, bringing Urban’s total of #1s to twenty-two. Having achieved platinum status in 2016, one of only two country artists to hit that mark, Urban extends his historic streak (9) of platinum or multi-platinum albums.