Tim Urban
Tim Urban
Birth Name
Timothy Joseph Urban
May 1, 1989
Audition City
Boston, Massachusetts

'Timothy Joseph "Tim" Urban (born May 1, 1989) is an American singer-songwriter from Duncanville, Texas, who was the seventh place finalist on the ninth season of American Idol. Urban's debut album and EP titled Heart of Me is due for a November 8, 2010, iTunes release. Hard copies of the album are due to be released a few weeks after.

Personal LifeEdit

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American IdolEdit

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Week # Theme Song choice Original artist Order # Result
Audition Auditioner's Choice "Bulletproof Weeks" Matt Nathanson N/A Advanced
Hollywood First Solo "Come Back to Me" David Cook N/A Advanced
Hollywood Group Round "Get Ready" The Temptations N/A Advanced
Hollywood Second Solo "Viva la Vida" Coldplay N/A Eliminated
Top 24 (12 Men) Billboard Hot 100 Hits "Apologize]" One Republic 4 Safe
Top 20 (10 Men) "Come On Get Higher" Matt Nathanson 9 Safe
Top 16 (8 Men) "Hallelujah" Leonard Cohen 3 Safe
Top 12 The Rolling Stones "Under My Thumb" The Rolling Stones 7 Bottom 3
Top 11 Billboard #1 Hits "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" Queen 3 Bottom 3
Top 10 Soul "Sweet Love" Anita Baker 5 Bottom 3
Top 9 Lennon/McCartney "All My Loving" The Beatles 6 Safe
Top 9 Elvis Presley "Can't Help Falling in Love" Elvis Presley 3 Safe
Top 7 Inspirational Songs "Better Days" Goo Goo Dolls 3 Eliminated
  • Because of the controversy over Chris Golightly's contract, Urban was brought back into the top 24.
  • Due to the judges' using their one save to save Michael Lynche, the Top 9 remained intact for another week.

After American IdolEdit

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"Heart of Me" - November 8, 2010 (iTunes)

Season 9
Lee DeWyze · Crystal Bowersox · Casey James · Michael Lynche  · Aaron Kelly · Siobhan Magnus · Tim Urban · Katie Stevens · Andrew Garcia · Didi Benami · Paige Miles · Lacey Brown