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B-Roll Available From Keith Urban's Backyard BBQ And Show

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June 10, 2008

Brenda Raney

Verizon Wireless and multi-platinum-selling, GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Keith Urban

B-Roll from Urban's private Backyard BBQ and show in Nashville, Tenn., which he performed for the Verizon Wireless contest winners who identified his music with the company's V CAST Song ID service. Footage includes:

  • Reactions from the contest winners
  • Exclusive interview with Keith Urban
  • Performances during the show

Broadcast-quality video can be found in the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at

Available immediately

As part of Keith Urban's 26-city, 28-concert tour dubbed "Love, Pain and the Whole Crazy Carnival Ride," Verizon Wireless customers could use V CAST Song ID, the music discovery tool on their V CAST-capable phones, to identify the songs "Everybody" or "I Told You So" from Keith Urban. When customers identified the songs, they were automatically entered to win a Backyard BBQ and show with Urban in Nashville. Urban's Backyard BBQ was a private performance for five lucky winners along with nine of their closest friends.

Verizon Wireless has a proven track record of leadership in mobile music. Since the launch of V CAST Music in 2006, Verizon Wireless has built a massive full-song music library of more than 3 million titles from well-known and independent artists. Verizon Wireless also brings exclusive music from the hottest artists to its customers. For more information about Verizon Wireless' music services and artist relationships, visit

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Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 67.2 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 69,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, go to: To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at