Each year, the Iowa State Fair grandstand lineup is loaded with country music headliners. The reason is simple. It works. Three of the five most successful shows at the fair in the last 13 years have been country, as is the highest-grossing show during that period.
Josh Turner, Justin Moore and Frankie Ballard brought their wives along to play Never Have I Ever on the red carpet of the ACM Awards, and they weren't alone. It was a revealing conversation to say the least, perhaps too revealing.
Within the first few chords of Deep South, it becomes immediately evident that Josh Turner has breathed new life into his career. While still incorporating the traditional Turner sound, there's a fresh air to the record that will sound familiar to fans while also taking them in a new direction.