This Marks His Second Solo GRAMMY® and Sixth Career Win
NASHVILLE, TENN. – (February 11, 2013) – Last night’s GRAMMY® win for TobyMac adds to the whirlwind success of his latest release EYE ON IT, which took home the award for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album. This marks his second GRAMMY® as a solo artist and his sixth career win. The award comes after the album’s impressive debut at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 and iTunes® Overall Album charts and following his first American Music Award win. The GRAMMY® was announced during the pre-show at the 55th annual GRAMMY® Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Upon hearing about his win, TobyMac, who was headlining Winter Jam in Atlanta, said, "As a teenager writing songs, I never imagined winning a GRAMMY...it is an honor every artist dreams of! I'm truly humbled and so grateful for the amazing talent that surrounds me."
With over 11 million units in career sales, TobyMac's career continues on the fast track, with his most recent project, EYE ON IT, garnering him the highest chart debut of his solo career landing at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 and topping the iTunes® Overall and Christian sales charts. EYE ON IT received a GRAMMY® award, marking the sixth career award for TobyMac. The music video for the album title's track received over 500,000 views in its first three weeks. His previous four solo projects have received RIAA Gold certification and his live DVD, Alive & Transported, is certified platinum by the RIAA and received a GRAMMY® award. TobyMac has been nominated twice for an American Music Award, winning his first AMA award in the “Favorite Artist in the Contemporary/Inspirational” category last year whom also swept the 2013 Australian Music Awards. His 2009 album, Tonight received GRAMMY® nods for Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album and Best Contemporary Christian Song. TobyMac is currently headlining the Winter Jam East Coast Tour, which runs until the end of March.
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