TobyMac To Release "Christmas In Diverse City" October 4
NEWS SOURCE: EMI CMG, a Jesusfreakhideout.com Report
July 6, 2011
TobyMac returns with his first new Christmas album in 10 years. Christmas In Diverse City showcases TobyMac at his best – mixing rock, pop, soul, hip-hop and urban flavors into irresistible songs with a distinctive Christmas spirit. Also showcased on the record are standout performances and songs from Toby’s long-time touring band, Diverse City. Featuring the #1 radio hit “Christmas This Year,” Christmas In Diverse City is a collection of Christmas songs that features Toby’s unique sound and style. It’s Christmas as only Toby can deliver.
The unofficial track listing for Christmas In Diverse City is as follows: (UPDATED 7.11.11)
- Christmas This Year
- This Christmas
- O Come all Ye Faithful
- Little Drummer Boy
- Mary's Boy Child
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 seventh consecutive GRAMMY® nomination for his latest album TONIGHT that received a nod for “Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album.” The GRAMMY ® nominated single “City On Our Knees” 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,” in addition to being nominated for “Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist” at the 2010 American Music Awards and was nominated for three Billboard Music Awards including “Top Christian Artist,” 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. 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.
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