Acclaimed headlining band Tenth Avenue North is set to release its third studio project, The Struggle, on August 21.
It’s current radio single, “Losing,” which garnered an impressive 73 adds its first week out, continues its run up the AC/CHR charts with 105 adds and 66 million cumulative impressions to date through radio partners including K-Love, WAY-FM, Air 1 and SiriusXM.
Click the album cover above to view the new music video for “Losing,” directed by Ry Cox and produced by Iris Baker.
About Tenth Avenue North:
Tenth Avenue North –comprising members Mike Donehey (lead vocals/acoustic guitar), Jason Jamison (drummer), Jeff Owen (electric guitar/background vocals), Ruben Juarez (bass) and Brendon Shirley (keys) –first impacted the music community as the best-selling and most
played new Christian artist of 2008. In 2009, the group scored No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Christian Songs Artist Chart with “By Your Side,” which reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot Christian Songs chart and No. 3 overall for the decade. Such acclaim earned Tenth Avenue North the new Artist of the Year title at the Gospel Music Association’s 40th Annual Dove Awards. Consequently, its debut album, Over and Underneath (May 2008), sold more than 100,000 copies in less than seven months and ranked among Billboard’s Top 10 Christian Albums of 2009. Currently, the project has surpassed 420,000 sales while the band’s combined album sales total more than 700,000.
Tenth Avenue North saw its sophomore record, The Light Meets The Dark (May 2010), debut at No. 1 on the Nielsen Christian SoundScan chart and No. 15 on the Billboard 200 with first
week scans of 21,583. The project secured the No.1 Christian Album chart position at both iTunes and AmazonMP3, reaching Top 5 on iTunes’ Overall chart. In 2010, Tenth Avenue North also received a Dove Award nomination for Group of the Year and claimed the coveted Song of the Year honor for “By Your Side.”
Additionally, the 2009-2010 season marked guest spots on the “Winter Jam” tour, Casting Crowns’ “Until the Whole World Hears” tour, a very active summer festival schedule, and Tenth Avenue North’s fall 2010 “The Light Meets the Dark” tour. The latter played to 67,000 + fans, selling out more than half its hard ticket dates and generating sponsorships for 1,700 children within Compassion International programs.
Since its last release, Tenth Avenue North Live: Inside and In Between (March 2011), a live CD/DVD experience,Tenth Avenue North has continued to move through constant streams of feature spots and major tours, most recently wrapping label mate Third Day’s fall 2010/spring 2011 “Make Your Move” tour and the fall 2011 “Rock & Worship Roadshow.” In 2011
alone, the band performed for audiences in excess of 500,000. Its memorable song “You Are More” was the No. 1 Song of the Year on Billboard’s Christian Audience Chart.
Earlier this year, Tenth Avenue North’s “By Your Side” achieved digital Gold status, according to the RIAA, signifying 500,000 singles sold. As Billboard Magazine assesses, “To say this band is going to be the ‘next big thing’ feels like an understatement.”