Nashville, Tenn. (February 16, 2016) – Multi-platinum selling TobyMac was recognized with his seventh career GRAMMY® Award for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for THIS IS NOT A TEST at the 58th Annual GRAMMY® Awards. THIS IS NOT TEST, his sixth studio album, debuted at No. 1 on the Christian Albums Chart, No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200 and No. 3 on the Digital Albums Chart and boasted the GRAMMY® nominated No. 1 radio hit “Feel It.” Garnering critical acclaim and notable placement, THIS IS NOT A TEST received coverage from ESPN Music, FOX & Friends, HLN’s “Weekend Express,” ABC Radio, Billboard, FOX News, Patheos and more.
TobyMac’s GRAMMY® win comes at the start of his 2016 HITS DEEP Tour, kicking off February 18 in Baton Rouge, La. Britt Nicole, Colton Dixon, Building 429, Capital Kings, Finding Favour and Hollyn will join TobyMac on the tour, traveling to over 25 markets. For more information on the tour, visit tobymac.com/tour.
With more than 11 million units in career sales and a whopping seven GRAMMY® Awards, TobyMac’s career continues on the fast track. His most recent studio album, THIS IS NOT A TEST garnered a GRAMMY® Award and a high marking debut at No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200. Each one of his previous five studio solo projects have achieved Gold certification, a first for an artist in the history of his label, Capitol Christian Music Group. Among those honored with Gold certification, EYE ON IT, which debuted atop the Billboard 200, only the third ever Christian album to do so. His live DVD, ALIVE & TRANSPORTED, is RIAA Certified platinum and received a GRAMMY® award.
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