Keith Urban attended the CMA Awards with his wife, Nicole Kidman Wednesday night (Nov. 14), and she couldn’t be happier for her husband upon his Entertainer of the Year win. The actress shared her excitement in a video clip on Instagram that shows her opening the envelop that lists Keith as the winner of the coveted award.
“What a night,” she captions the clip. “We were so shocked. Congratulations baby.”
Keith also took some time to reach out to fans via his social media, thanking them and country radio for his trophy.
“Hey everyone, it’s Keith here in the kitchen,” he says in a video posted to Twitter. His wife is heard laughing in the background before she walks over to plant a big kiss on his cheek.
“I just got home from the epic CMA Awards tonight. Thank you baby girl,” he says upon receiving his kiss. “Thank you. I want to say thank you to every person that voted. Everybody in the ‘Ville. All the fans — you are phenomenal. You have no idea how much this award means to me.”
— Keith Urban (@KeithUrban) November 15, 2018
Keith had one of the most heartfelt speeches of the night upon accepting his trophy for CMA Entertainer of the Year. With tears in his eyes, Keith hugged Nicole and took the stage for an emotional acceptance speech.
“Thank you so much. Baby girl, I love you so much. I’m beyond shocked. Our girls at home, I love you. Thank you for supporting daddy and loving me through all of what I do, same with you baby girl. You make it all worthwhile,” Keith began.
“The fans, you are phenomenal, phenomenal,” Keith added before thanking the people behind the scenes. “Above all, God I thank you so much for the blessings of this. I wish my dad was alive to see this but I think he’s watching over me tonight. I just feel very, very blessed, very grateful that I get to do what I do. Thank all of you for coming out and God bless country music. God bless you all.”