Keith Urban Pays Tribute with Medley to Artists We Lost in 2016 (VIDEO)

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Watch Keith Urban close out the year with a tribute to some of the artists we lost in 2016.

The country star and former American Idol judge took the stage at Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight New Year’s Eve Celebration in Nashville to perform an acoustic medley that included songs from David Bowie, Merle Haggard, Prince, Glenn Frey of The Eagles, and Leonard Cohen.

The performance kicked off with with Cohen’s ubiquitous “Hallelujah.” Next was “Take It Easy” by The Eagles. When Keith started up Bowie’s “Heroes,” his wife Nicole Kidman joined him onstage to dance along. The medley concluded with an anthemic cover of the Prince’s “Purple Rain.”

Watch Keith Urban’s performance below, via CNN.

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