5-Time Grammy® winner celebrates No. 1 single “Me Without You” at Billboard along with media appearances on ABC’s Good Morning America, FOX & FRIENDS and more
Nashville, Tenn. (August 29, 2012) – Five-time Grammy® Award winner and multi-platinum selling artist TobyMac released his highly anticipated album, EYE ON IT, yesterday, August 28 to an overwhelming response, with the album topping the Overall iTunes® Chart just hours after its release. EYE ON IT continues to reign in at the top of the album chart as the amazing debut comes hot on the heels of his single, “Me Without You,” reaching No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Christian Songs and CHR charts and the AC Indicator chart.
TobyMac’s street week schedule includes radio visits across the country, and last week he visited the Big Apple for media appearances on FOX & FRIENDS and FOX & FRIENDS’ After the Show Show, Fox 411, FOX News Edge, and Glenn Beck TV’s Liberty Treehouse. In celebration of “Me Without You” reaching No. 1 on this week’s chart, he stopped by the Billboard offices to perform the song for the outlet’s Chart Beat section. On Monday, August 27, Toby made a special guest appearance with Grammy®-nominated artist Mandisa on ABC’s “Good Morning America” to perform her song “Good Morning.”
Already a hit with fans, the album is also receiving raves reviews and high praise from critics and peers, too. Here’s just a sampling of what people are saying about EYE ON IT:
“A pulsating, relentlessly positive set of tunes that toggle between the dance floor, the bedroom window, and the open road, the 12-track Eye On It represents TobyMac’s most accessible collection of songs to date.” – All Music
“Eye On It also features some of TobyMac’s most boldly beautiful moments of his lengthy career … the message and beats come out loud and clear, speaking to both body and soul.” – Christianity Today
“Me Without You,” is the perfect summer pop song and a multi-format smash hit straight out of the box -Houston Chronicle
“Eye On It carries on tobyMac’s longstanding record of producing uplifting, catchy songs that strike a nice balance between high-energy and heartfelt emotion.” – Examiner
“…Eye On It once again proves why he is a force to be reckoned with in the music industry. This is without a doubt one of my top albums of the year and one of the “cant miss” CCM projects of 2012…Eye On It has taken shape not only as one of Toby’s most musically whimsical projects, but one of his most passionate.” – New Release Tuesday
“With Eye On It, TobyMac continues to raise the bar of artistry…. Eye On It is as cool as anything Toby’s ever done.” – GMCtv
“…Toby continues to hold his own with Eye On It, and those continually enamored with his work won’t be disappointed with his latest tinkerings; Eye On It maintains the fun and Jesus-centered atmosphere that his fans have come to know and love.”
- Jesus Freak Hideout
“…this is a top notch production that should prove to be one of the more favorable albums of the year. After all these years, he’s still cooler than you or me.” – Christian Music Zine
The 12 tracks comprising Eye On It pull from TobyMac’s personal influences (“Made For You” and “Family”), as well as a nod to his ascension into music (“Thankful For You”). Eye On Itfeatures musical guests including reigning GMA Dove Awards New Artist of the Year, Jamie Grace (“Favorite Song”), Group1Crew’s Blanca Reyes (“UnStoppable”) and Christian rap heavyweight Lecrae (“Forgiveness”). Along with TobyMac’s first three solo projects, his 2009 release, TONIGHT, was recently certified Gold by the R.I.A.A. Written by TobyMac and David Garcia, “Me Without You” was the first track from Eye On It to be released to radio, where it claimed the No. 1 spot this week on the Billboard Christian Songs, CHR and Christian AC Indicator charts. It’s currently at No. 2 on the National Audience Chart and Christian AC-Monitored chart.