Aaron Watson shares emotional stories of faith and family as the newest guest on the podcast, Jesus Calling. Born from the devotional written by Sarah Young, which has sold more than 23 million copies worldwide, the podcast featuring Watson is available now for download on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify, Stitcher, and other digital platforms.
The interview gives personal insight into Watson’s unwavering work ethic and his desire to use his music and career to spread God’s Word. The poignant interview also includes his heartfelt reflection on his family’s faith in the wake of the immeasurable loss of his daughter, Julia Grace.
“The world needs to know that even in their suffering and their loss, that God is still there with them,” says Watson. “We have hope because of Jesus. That is what has gotten us through the hard times.”
The podcast currently has more than 600,000 downloads, features stories from readers of Jesus Calling and their compelling testimonies, provides insight into the lives and stories of remarkable people, celebrities, and leaders, and illustrates how spending time with the devotional has made a difference in people’s lives. Previous episodes have secured the #1 position in the Religion & Spirituality category on iTunes. Past celebrity guest interviews include Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, Charlie Daniels, Kathie Lee Gifford, Josh Turner and Amy Grant, and more.
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About Aaron Watson: Aaron Watson continues to dominate as a true independent in the country music arena. Watson’s newest release and highly-anticipated album Vaquero launched into the Top 10 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart with his biggest career sales debut to date, and at #2 on the Top Country Albums chart. Texas Monthly, Billboard, Rolling Stone Country, Noisey, CMT, The Boot and more have all featured the new music. Vaquero is the follow up to his history-making album The Underdog, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, making him the first-ever independent, male country artist to debut in the coveted top spot. The album features lead single “Outta Style” which is Top 20 on country music’s national radio airplay charts. Watson’s rise has been paved by years of hard work and perseverance. Eighteen years later, over a dozen recorded albums and more than 2,500 shows in the U.S. and Europe, the Texas native is determined to stay true to his roots and deliver music directly to his fans. Watson shared his journey with fans via a video that has racked up over 7.2 Million views and 50,000 shares, proving his phenomenal connection to fans, watch HERE.
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