Gospel Soundcheck

tenthavenuenorth.jpgNewcomers Tenth Avenue North finished 2008 as the best selling new Christian artist, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
The band sold nearly 60,000 copies of their debut album Over and Underneath, and was the only new artist to break the 100,000 digital download mark, after the album dropped in May. In addition, the band is the only new artist to have two No. 1 radio singles with, “Love is Here” and “By Your Side” both topping radio charts in 2008. The band was also named Best New Artist in the 2008 Readers’ Choice Christian Music Awards.
That’s a great debut for this melodic pop-rock band. For more info, visit Tenth Avenue North’s website.
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