Nashville, Tenn. (Nov. 8, 2018) – Multi-platinum-selling Josh Turner made his way back to Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium on Tuesday Night for back-to-back Opry performances, and was received with an enthusiastic warm welcome. Having just released his critically acclaimed I Serve A Savior, which earned debut placements across multiple charts, including No. 1 on Nielsen's Country Albums Chart and No. 2 on both Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart and Top Christian Albums Chart, the Grand Ole Opry member performed songs off his latest project. Turner was joined on stage by gospel's Sonya Issacs and bluegrass legend Bobby Osborne.
"It was a special night at the Opry and I always look forward to when it returns to the Ryman in the winter," shared Turner. "There’s so much history at the Ryman Auditorium for me. Getting to share these new songs from I Serve A Savior, and having my friends Bobby Osborne and Sonya Isaacs join me made it a night I will always remember.”
About Josh Turner:
With his rich, deep voice and distinctive style, MCA Nashville recording artist Josh Turner is one of country music’s most recognizable hit-makers. From his 2003 Platinum-selling debut Long Black Train to his 2017 Billboard No. 1 release, Deep South, Turner has scored multiple GRAMMY®, CMA and ACM Awards nominations and received six Inspirational Country Music Awards. As one of the youngest members inducted into the Grand Ole Opry, Turner has sold more than 8 million units, topped more than 1.5 billion in global streaming and populated radio with such memorable hits as “Hometown Girl,” “Would You Go With Me,” “Your Man,” “Time Is Love,” “Why Don’t We Just Dance” and “Long Black Train.”
With his latest, I Serve A Savior, Turner adds an exciting new dimension to his already acclaimed career, earning debut placements across multiple charts, including No. 1 on Nielsen's Country Albums Chart and No. 2 on both Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart and Top Christian Albums Chart.
I Serve A Savior is a thoughtful gospel collection that finds Turner’s rich, distinctive baritone paired with timeless classics including “Amazing Grace,” “How Great Thou Art” and “Great Is Your Faithfulness,” as well as introducing originals including the title track, “I Serve A Savior,” and “The River (of Happiness),” written by his wife, Jennifer, and their eldest son, Hampton.
Turner is a disciple of traditional country music, a mentor to up-and-coming artists, and one of the youngest members of the Grand Ole Opry. Turner has been an Opry member for over 10 years and he recently reveled in his 150th performance on the famed Opry circle.
The Hannah, S.C. native has been songwriting and performing since he was a child, and in support of music education, he created The Josh Turner Scholarship Fund to assist students interested in pursuing a future in arts and music. As a high school student, Turner had very little access to music education, therefore realizes first-hand the importance of arts education in schools. For more information on Josh Turner including a list of his upcoming tour dates, visit www.JoshTurner.com.
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