With timeless songs like “Long Black Train” and “Why Don’t We Just Dance,” Josh Turner’s global reach has surpassed 5.8 billion global streams, 6.5 million album sales and almost 12 million track sales world-wide. Turner’s five number one singles include “Your Man,” of which the official music video surpassed 223 million views. Turner’s album Long Black Train debuted 20 years ago and was certified Platinum by the RIAA with nearly 1.5 million album sales, 1.3 million track downloads and almost 315 million life-to-date streams. The lead single of the same name was also certified Platinum making up over 1 million track downloads and almost 245 million global streams.
Turner released his first Greatest Hits album in September of this year, which features 11 of his biggest songs from seven of his studio albums. In June 2021, Turner released Your Man Deluxe Edition, celebrating 15 years of Turner’s iconic double Platinum-selling album, as well as the mini documentary “Josh Turner Your Man 15th Anniversary” (Mini Doc). The now certified triple-Platinum selling “Would You Go With Me,” featured on Your Man Deluxe Edition, experienced a viral surge across TikTok leading to a jump in streaming which landed the classic country tune on Spotify’s US Viral 50 along with Spotify Viral charts in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland.
A native of South Carolina, Turner has been nominated for three GMA Dove Awards and won his first GMA Dove Award in 2021 for “I Saw The Light” featuring Sonya Isaacs, off his I Serve a Savior album. Turner has been nominated for two Grammy Awards, five CMA Awards, two ACM Awards, one CMT Award, seven ACA Awards and has received six Inspirational Country Music Awards. Turner released his first Christmas album, King Size Manger, in 2021 and last Christmas it was released on vinyl. His first television special, “King Size Manger,” debuted on UPtv in 2022 and is also available on DVD.
To support music and arts education, he created The Josh Turner Scholarship Fund to help students pursue their studies in these fields. Turner and his wife Jennifer, whom he met as a student at Nashville’s Belmont University, have four sons.
“Time is Love”
“All Over Me”
“Why Don’t We Just Dance”
“Me and God”
“Would You Go With Me”
“Long Black Train”