NASHVILLE, TENN. (June 11, 2014) – In case you missed it: country music superstar Josh Turner appeared on the fourth hour of NBC-TV’s “Today” yesterday, where he discussed his recently released first book, Man Stuff: Thoughts on Faith, Family, and Fatherhood, with hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb. To watch the segment, click HERE. During the Father’s Day-themed episode, he also performed an acoustic abridged version of his smash hit “Time is Love,” which was Billboard’s Most Played Country Song of 2012. Before the show ended, Gifford and Kotb presented Turner with a baby gift bag filled with Gifford’s children’s books and CDs for his upcoming fourth son, due in September.
In Man Stuff, Turner shares stories and lessons learned from his experiences as a father, husband, son, brother, and friend, all centered on his Christian faith. The book, featuring a forward written by “Duck Dynasty” star Jase Robertson, is published by Thomas Nelson, an imprint of Harper Collins Christian Publishing.
About Josh Turner
MCA Nashville recording artist Josh Turner is one of country music’s most successful artists. With a rich, deep voice and distinctive style, Turner has sold more than five million albums, 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. From his 2003 Platinum-selling debut Long Black Train to his most recent 2012 Billboard No. 1 release Punching Bag, Turner has received six Inspirational Country Music Awards and garnered multiple GRAMMY, CMA, and ACM nominations. Turner’s hits include “Your Man,” “Time Is Love,” “Why Don’t We Just Dance,” “Firecracker,” “Would You Go with Me” and more.
This year Turner added author to his list of accomplishments. His first book, Man Stuff: Thoughts on Faith, Family and Fatherhood was released April 29, 2014 and his sixth studio album is expected to follow later this year. The Hannah, S.C. native has been songwriting and performing since he was a young child, and in support of music education, 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.