Nicole and Keith: How a Country music man stole the heart of a screen goddess
He combined good looks with talent. The musician's first three albums sold more than five million copies, while hit singles such as Somebody Like You and Days Go By became Country music anthems.
The Aussie crooner's mantelpiece is laden with prestigious awards, including a 2005 Grammy for Best Male Country Performance.
Considered one of the sexiest men on the Country scene, Keith has a laid-back persona and a rock 'n' roll attitude. His motto has always been: "No rules".
Being in the limelight hasn't stopped him being "a quiet, private sort of a person" – a quality which the actress, equally discreet about her own personal life, appreciated