Josh Turner

Born Nov 20, 1977

Joshua Otis "Josh" Turner is an American bass country music singer and actor who signed to MCA Nashville Records in 2003. His latest single is "Time Is Love" off his new album, 'Punching Bag'. In 2003, Long Black Train, his title track, was his breakthrough single release. 2005's Your Man accounted for his first two number one hits: "Your Man" and "Would You Go with Me," while 2007's Everything Is Fine included a No.  2 in "Firecracker.… Read More

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    Fox News - Dec 16, 2015
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    GAC - Great American Country - Sep 16, 2013
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    Houston Chronicle - Sep 02, 2013
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    Houston Chronicle - Aug 01, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Josh Turner.


1977 Birth Born on November 20, 1977.


1996 18 Years Old In 1996, Turner developed a lesion on his right vocal cord. … Read More


2001 23 Years Old After high school, he spent some time at Francis Marion University before moving to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue a career in music and enrolled in Belmont University. After college, his fledgling career got a boost on Dec. 21, 2001 during his debut on the Grand Ole Opry, when he debuted a song he wrote titled "Long Black Train." He received a standing ovation in the middle of the song, then sang it again for an encore. On December 21, 2001, Turner debuted on the Grand Ole Opry with the song "Long Black Train."
2003 25 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2003, Turner released his debut album, also entitled Long Black Train. … Read More
In early 2006, Turner released his second album, Your Man. … Read More
2007 29 Years Old He was inducted by Vince Gill on October 27, 2007. … Read More


2008 30 Years Old The second single from Everything Is Fine, a duet with Trisha Yearwood entitled "Another Try", was released in late January 2008, peaking at No. 15. … Read More
2009 31 Years Old At the end of June, Turner wrapped up recording his fourth album, Haywire. The lead-off single, "Why Don't We Just Dance", which was released on August 12, 2009, debuted at No. 57 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week of September 5, 2009. … Read More
2012 34 Years Old 1 More Event
The song reached No. 2 but finished the year as the No. 1 country song of 2012 according to Billboard. … Read More
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