Keith Urban
Capitol

An essential part of "American Idol" is the music that the contestants perform.

On episode six of Idle Chatter, Keith Urban talks to "the boys of the band" – Rickey Minor (band leader), Dorian Holley (vocal coach) and Tim (music supervisor) – about the decision making behind the music selection and life after "Idol" for the contestants.

Check out the 4 1/2-minute episode below, exclusively premiered on Billboard.com:

Keith Urban's weekly viral series follows the country artist behind the scenes, getting the scoop on the ins and outs of the show.

There's sure to be some surprises on tonight's 'Idol' episode (May 14), as the reality show celebrates its 500th episode.