'American Idol's' Keith Urban: Taylor Swift 'lit a fire' in country music

Early in his Season 13 run on FOX's "American Idol," judge Keith Urban also has his eye on another of television's biggest music showcases.A winner of four Grammy Awards, the country superstar could earn another of the statues -- along with Tim McGraw and Taylor Swift -- as CBS broadcasts the 56th annual event Sunday (Jan. 26). They're nominatedcollectively for best country duo/group performance for "Highway Don't Care," which reached No. 1 on Billboard magazine's country airplay chart last June."It's such an unusual feeling for me to have a Grammy nomination for playing a guitar solo," Urban tells Zap2it, "and I'm very, very grateful for that. When Tim sent me the song, he said, 'Would you just blow out a little solo on this thing?'"I thought the song sounded amazing, and I loved how organic and simple the whole thing was. Tim just called me and said, 'Would you play on it?' I said, 'Send it...


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