Dubbed & Freq’d: A Remix Project from TOBYMAC to Land March 27 as he Hits Select Markets Across the U.S. on his “A Night of Stories and Songs Tour”
Five-Time GRAMMY® Winner and Current Nominee To Make Second Annual Appearance in Esteemed Pebble Beach National PRO-AM Tournament
NASHVILLE, TN, February, 9, 2012: Seven years have passed since the beat-savvy, award–winning artist TobyMac released a remix record. On March 27, TobyMac returns with Dubbed & Freq'd: A Remix Project which features new remixes of several of the biggest songs from his albums Tonight and Portable Sounds. Toby’s unique blend of rock, pop, hip hop and urban styles is perfect for the remix treatment and brings an entirely new sound to his songs.
While you gear up for getting down with Dubbed & Freq’d, TobyMac is making concert plans as well, having just announced the expansion of his unplugged “A Night of Stories and Songs” tour through April 21. See the cities and dates here.
Before he hits the road, however, TobyMac will hit the celebrity course for the 2012 AT&T Pebble Beach National ProAm for his second consecutive year, where he will be joined by leading PGA TOUR pros and fellow celebrity amateurs including Bill Belichick, head coach of the New England Patriots, actors Josh Duhamel and Don Cheadle, Darius Rucker, the Green Bay Packers’ Aaron Rodgers, Clay Walker and many more.
Played on Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spyglass Hill Golf Course and Monterey Peninsula Country Club’s Shore Course February 6–12, should TobyMac continue through the rounds on Sunday, he may miss the GRAMMY® Awards, where he's nominated for his songwriting contribution to Gotee recording artist Jamie Grace’s (whom he signed to the label) No. 1 hit “Hold Me," in the “Best Contemporary Christian Music Song" category. This marks TobyMac's eighth consecutive GRAMMY® nomination as a solo artist. The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards will take place live from Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.
Net proceeds from the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am go to support a wide variety of charitable organizations. Since the tournament moved to the Monterey Peninsula in 1947, Monterey Peninsula Foundation has made charitable donations totaling over $93 million.
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 this year the much-celebrated and acclaimed artist celebrated his eighth consecutive GRAMMY® nomination, this time for his songwriting contribution to rising star (and recording artist on his label, Gotee Records) Jamie Grace’s No. 1 hit “Hold Me.” His latest album TONIGHT that received a nod for “Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album.” The GRAMMY ® nominated single from the hit record “City On Our Knees” track topped the sales and radio charts faster than any of his previous singles, spending 8 weeks at #1 on the Christian Audience Chart. TONIGHT 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 and recently took home the Dove Award for “Best Rock Contemporary Album of the Year.”
Along with sold out tour dates, back-to-back radio hits and being named the GMA Dove Award’s 2008 “Artist of the Year,” he was also nominated for “Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist” at the 2010 American Music Awards and was up for three Billboard Music Awards this year including “Top Christian Artist.” The hit song “Tonight” was also chosen as the theme song for MLB’s 30 Clubs in 30 Days Spring Training Series and featured on the Golf Channel. Additionally, 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 and WWE’s Fatal 4-Way Pay-Per-View. “Showstopper,” from the chart-topping album TONIGHT, was featured in ESPN’s ESPY Award Show and used to launch the last season of CBS hit television show CSI: NY. His latest album, Dubbed & Freq'd: A Remix Project, will release on March 27, 2012. For more information on TobyMac, go to: http://www.tobymac.com
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