In September 2013 Urban released his seventh studio album, FUSE. It marked the only time that a male country artist has debuted at #1 on the all-genre charts in the United States, Canada and Australia. The album’s first single, “Little Bit of Everything” took the top spot on the Country Singles Chart, as did “We Were Us”, featuring Miranda Lambert, marking Urban’s 15th and 16th #1 songs.
The American Idol judge, who this year takes his seat beside Harry Connick, Jr. and Jennifer Lopez, has seen a year of endless accomplishments. He received his first Golden Globe Award nomination for his song “For You”, performed with the Rolling Stones and at Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Concerts.