"She’s home with our girls tonight," the country star said of his wife's whereabouts at the 2020 Grammy Awards

By Dana Rose Falcone
January 27, 2020
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Flu season doesn’t spare celebrities.

Keith Urban revealed during PeopleTV’s 2020 Grammy Awards red carpet pre-show on Sunday that his wife Nicole Kidman wasn’t by his side because she stayed home sick with the flu.

“My wife is home with the flu,” the country singer, 52, said. “A lot of that going around.”

While Urban came out for the awards show, where he presented the first award of the night, he assured Kidman was “in good hands” in his absence.

“She’s home with our girls tonight and I’m heading home ASAP,” said Urban, who shares daughters Faith, 9, and Sunday, 11, with the 52-year-old Big Little Lies star.

Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman at the 2020 Golden Globe Awards
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Although he had his mind on his sick wife at home, Urban said he still looked forward to one particular element of the Grammys.

“I always think about the totally unexpected collaborations, so [I’m] looking forward to more of that tonight,” he told PeopleTV’s People Now host Jeremy Parsons and PEOPLE senior editor Janine Rubenstein.

The “Blue Ain’t Your Color” singer teased that he’ll be releasing “a bunch” of his own music this year, too.

“I can’t really categorize it,” Urban said of his upcoming tunes. “So I love people being able to decide what it is.”

PeopleTV’s PEOPLE Now host Jeremy Parsons, PEOPLE Senior Editor Janine Rubenstein and Entertainment Weekly Senior News Editor Gerrad Hall co-hosted a live red carpet pre-show ahead of the awards ceremony. Catch the full livestream above at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT or on PEOPLE’s Facebook and Twitter pages. You can also watch on the PeopleTV app, available on all of your favorite streaming devices.

The 62nd Grammy Awards are airing live from Los Angeles’ Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26 at 8 p.m. EST on CBS.

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