We already know that the genre's biggest stars hang out together, like Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean, who go fishing regularly. But in addition to their peers, country artists also spend time with celebrities from other walks, like acting.
The CMA has invited Keith Urban to be the first artist ambassador for their initiative Music Education Matters, as was announced at a press conference during the CMA Music Fest Thursday morning (June 11).
A few country stars had a chance to jam with B.B. King over the years, but none got the opportunity Keith Urban had in 2009. The country picker and the blues great led an all-star jam at the Grammys that year. King died at the age of 89 on Thursday night (May 14).
When Keith Urban's recent set at New Orleans Jazz Fest was threatened by rain and storms the singer didn't miss a beat, segueing into covers of Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Who'll Stop the Rain" without the benefit of his band. He's a festival pro, born into an …