iTunes ® Names GRAMMY ® Nominated Album Tonight “Best Christian Album of 2010”
Nashville, TN…. Each week iTunes ® picks a song from an artist or band to feature as their highlighted “Single of the Week.” This week they have chosen the new holiday hit "Christmas This Year," the latest single by multi-platinum selling recording artist TobyMac. Fans can download the song for free here until Monday, December 20th.
“Christmas This Year” recently impacted radio and is No. 1 this week at AC Monitored, with over 90 stations playing the single.
The song highlights the female vocals of Sixpence None The Richer’s Leigh Nash, and it is the recent GRAMMY ® Award nominee’s first Christmas recording in eight years.
iTunes® has also announced their “Best Of 2010” releases and among them is TobyMac’s GRAMMY ® nominated album Tonight taking the title for “Best Christian Album of 2010.” The album is currently available at a discounted price for $7.99 ($10.99 deluxe edition) exclusively at iTunes®.
For more information on TobyMac please visit www.tobymac.com.
With over 10 million in career sales, TobyMac’s first three solo projects received RIAA Gold status and GRAMMY® nominations, his live CD/DVD took home a GRAMMY® award in 2009, and last year the much-celebrated and acclaimed artist celebrated his fifth consecutive GRAMMY® nomination for his single “City On Our Knees” that received a nod for Best Gospel song. The track topped the sales and radio charts faster than any of his previous singles, spending 8 weeks at #1 on the Christian Audience Chart. The single was the first release from TobyMac’s GRAMMY® nominated album, “TONIGHT," which also garnered him the highest sales debut of his solo career with over 78,000 units and a No. 6 Billboard Top 200 debut. The album was also named as iTunes® Best Christian Album of 2010.
Along with sold out tour dates, back-to-back radio hits and being named the GMA Dove Award’s 2008 Artist of the Year and recently nominated for Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist at the 2010 American Music Awards, the title-track of TobyMac’s latest album was also chosen as the theme song for MLB’s 30 Clubs in 30 Days Spring Training Series and featured on the Golf Channel. In addition, his music has been heard in major motion pictures such as “Hancock,” “TRANSPORTER 2,” while also being featured on Fox sports, The NFL network, being selected as the theme song for Fox College Football, WWE’s Fatal 4-Way Pay-Per-View and “Showstopper” was featured in ESPN’s ESPY Award Show and most recently chosen to launch the new season of CBS hit television show CSI: NY. For more information on TobyMac, go to: http://www.tobymac.com
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