Tim Urban

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  • Birth Place: Duncanville, TX
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/01/1989, Taurus
  • Profession: Reality cast member; singer
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Eliminated Idol Tim Urban: I Created a Perfect Storm

Tim Urban knows he was the butt of a lot of jokes this season, and the recently eliminated American Idol singer is OK with that.

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Urban, who was cut during Hollywood Week but brought back when another semifinalist was disqualified, says cynics and bloggers had their stories written for them before he even finished his first — as Simon Cowell would say, dreadful — performance.

"I feel like I created the perfect storm for Internet buzz," Urban tells TVGuide.com. "I was the alternate who went out the first week and just tanked it. ... I created a storyline right there at the start."

But Urban says it was the drive to change that storyline that helped him make it to the finals and all the way to a seventh-place finish ...read more

American Idol Episode Recap: Idol Gives Back and the Top 6 Revealed

American Idol ended its night of giving by taking away a contestant. That's right, after a night of A-list performances, bad comedy bits and some moving telethon-worthy packages about the work being done by charities stateside and abroad, one more Idol hopeful's dream ended. So, who turned out to help Idol's cause? And which singer said goodbye?read more

American Idol Episode Recap: The Top 10 Perform

Offering a backstage look at the American Idol experience, Season 9 rolled on as the top 10 singers perform soul and R&B songs. There to guide the contestants was Usher, who despite sounding like a broken record, seemed genuinely committed to helping every singer squeeze the most out of his or her songs. In the end, one contestant finally stood out, one reclaimed former glory and one stumbled right out of the gate. Who impressed and who fell flat? Let's find out...read more

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IDOL's Tim Urban: I created the perfect storm
Tim Urban's Amnesia and Ben's Hot Pepper Madness
Tim Urban's Thoughts on Careers
Former 'Idols' Predict the Season 10 Winner: Will It Be Lauren or Scotty?

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Credits

Year Title Description
2010 The Wendy Williams Show: Episode Episode, Guest
2010 Late Show With David Letterman: Episode Episode, Guest
2010 Good Morning America: Episode Episode, Performer
2002 American Idol TV Show Series, Reality Cast Member

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American Idol Episode Recap: The Top 10 Revealed

Another Wednesday night, another American Idol elimination. This time around, all of the singers who dodge the ax earn the honor of touring the nation this summer. So who did America put in the bottom three? And who went home? Let's find out... read more

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