Contact Us

Will Keith Urban Return for Another Season of ‘American Idol’?

Keith Urban
Imeh Akpanudosen, Getty Images

As Keith Urban gears up for the second leg of his 2013 Light the Fuse Tour — and ‘American Idol’ begins to wind down — lots of people are wondering if the New Zealand-born singer will call it quits after this season, or if he’ll return for another round of finding America’s next idol.

Interestingly, Urban’s upcoming tour schedule shows several large chunks of open time, and USA Today asked the ‘Idol’ judge if he’s keeping time available for the show. “We haven’t confirmed anything, but we needed to leave some holes there, in case another season happens,” he says. “If we do another season, those would be where the audition cities would go. But nothing’s confirmed at all.”

It sounds like Urban is certainly open to the idea of judging another season of ‘American Idol,’ even if it was difficult for him to crush the dreams of hopeful singers. The ‘For You’ singer will definitely stay busy up to that point with his tour and a new record, which he’ll play off of throughout his tour.

Urban explains the lag between his upcoming album and ‘Get Closer,’ saying, “It’s taking a long time, mostly because I’m working with people I’ve never worked with before. Most of the length of time on this record has been, simply, people’s schedules, and not just my own. When you work with one producer, you can block out your time and your album’s finished. Working with various people, I’ve been at the mercy of [lining up] everybody else’s schedules and mine.”

While country music fans will certainly hope to see his new album in the upcoming future, ‘Idol’ fans are most likely rallying for him to return for another season. Whatever the singer ends up doing, we know his greatest priority lies with his beautiful wife, Nicole Kidman, as they’ll renew their vows later this summer.

Next: See Keith Urban's Rockin' School Yearbook Photo

More Local News

Latest Country Music News

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kxrb.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 1000 KXRB - Classic Country quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on 1000 KXRB - Classic Country quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!