photo by George Holz

Multi-platinum selling country artist Josh Turner is set to release his latest Universal Music Nashville album release Punching Bag to stores nationwide on June 12, however HSN LIVE viewers have the chance to see him perform the new music first on Friday, May 25 at 9 p.m. EST in an exclusive concert series: HSN LIVE Presents Josh Turner sponsored by Cricket®. A component of the leading multi-channel retailer’s (HSN) annual Americana event, fans are invited to experience the concert on HSN,, HSN Mobile and through HSN’s Facebook page.

“It’s always exciting for me to share my new music early with my fans, so I can’t wait to perform live on HSN during the HSN LIVE concert series. I love experiencing their reactions to new songs,” says Turner.

HSN and Turner are also giving fans the opportunity to pre-order an exclusive 2-disc bundle ($19.95, free S & H) which includes Turner’s new Punching Bag album and ICON Series: The Best of Josh Turner, with 11 of his No. 1 hits, such as “Long Black Train” and “Would You Go With Me.”  To order, please click HERE

Following his HSN premiere, Turner will personally chat with fans on HSN’s Facebook page.

Tom Lord, VP of Marketing at Universal Music Nashville says, “HSN is a great platform to promote Josh Turner and Punching Bag. This live concert event is a unique primetime opportunity that helps showcase him as one of country music’s biggest hitmakers, as well as our genre’s most recognizable and distinctive voice.”

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