Keith Urban to Receive Nashville Symphony’s Harmony Award

Keith Urban has been named this year’s recipient of the Nashville Symphony’s Harmony Award, an honor bestowed on individuals who exemplify “the harmonious spirit of Nashville’s thriving musical community.” Born in New Zealand and raised in Australia, he moved to Nashville in 1992. In addition to his Top 10 singles and best-selling albums, he has provided support for numerous charities, including hosting his annual We’re All for the Hall concerts to benefit the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. He has also participated in efforts to raise money for victims of the 2010 Nashville flood and has provided support to other nonprofit organizations, including Habitat for Humanity and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Previous recipients of the Harmony Award include Dolly Parton, Chet Atkins, Taylor Swift, Martina McBride, Rascal Flatts, Carrie Underwood, Trisha Yearwood, the Judds and Steve Winwood. Urban will be presented the award during the 28th annual Symphony Ball taking place Dec. 8 at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center.