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Published: Tuesday September 04, 2012 15:00 PM EDT

2012

KEITH URBAN

The country star started on the guitar at age 6 and had such a knack for playing the instrument that he was winning talent competitions while he was in elementary school in the 1970s. By the time he was 15, Urban dropped out of school to pursue a music career.