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NEWSLETTERS Current Issue MercyMe album lands highest ‘Billboard 200’ debut of week
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Written by Jeremy Burns   
Thursday, 17 April 2014 01:07 PM EDT

MercyMeWelcomeToTheNew-webMercyMe’s Welcome to the New nabs the highest debut of the week on Billboard’s charts, landing at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 and No. 1 on the Christian Albums chart. The eighth album from the GRAMMY-winning band also performed well on iTunes’ charts, peaking at No. 3 on the Overall Albums chart and No. 1 on the Christian Albums chart.

Following two weeks of promotional appearances, MercyMe is set to perform the group’s top-five single, “Shake,” April 22 on NBC’s TODAY Show.  The “Shake” music video has garnered nearly 2 million views on several video platforms. Fans of the band have been using the hashtag #MMShake to share their own videos and responses via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

MercyMe will launch its headlining Welcome to the New tour featuring Jamie Grace and Citizen Way on April 24. The tour will make 15 stops in select cities across the country through May 17.

 

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