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BUILDING 429íS ìWHERE I BELONGî LONGEST-RUNNING NO. 1 SINGLE IN HISTORY OF BILLBOARD CHRISTIAN AUDIENCE CHART
Posted June 13, 2012

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BUILDING 429íS ìWHERE I BELONGî LONGEST-RUNNING
NO. 1 SINGLE IN HISTORY OF BILLBOARD CHRISTIAN AUDIENCE CHART


Song Tops Chart for 15 Consecutive Weeks, Surpasses
Records Previously Held By Phillips, Craig & Dean and tobyMac


Band Gears Up for Festival Season and Back-to-Back Fall Tours

(Nashville, Tenn.) June 13, 2012ó Pop/rock band Building 429 (Essential Records) sets a new record on the Billboard National Christian Audience chart with ìWhere I Belongî holding the top spot for 15 consecutive weeks. The group continues its momentum through 2012 with an impressive summer festival circuit and non-stop fall touring.

Written by Building 429 frontman Jason Roy, and award-winning songwriter/producer Jason Ingram, ìWhere I Belong,î is from the bandís fifth studio project, Listen to the Sound, released in May of 2011. The album, which debuted at the top of iTunesí Christian & Gospel Albums chart, has turned out three hit radio songs to date, including No. 1 CHR and Top 5 AC radio single ìListen to the Soundî and ìMade For You,î Top 5 on the Christian CHR charts.

ìWhere I Belongî is Building 429ís most successful radio single from the project, surpassing songs by tobyMac and Phillips, Craig & Dean, who held the top spot on the Billboard NCA chart for 11 straight weeks. In addition, the song maintained top billing on the Billboard AC Monitored chart for 11 consecutive weeks and was No. 1 for multiple weeks on the Christian CHR chart.

News of the songís success is par for the course for Building 429 this year. The foursome has maintained one of its busiest tour seasons yet, kicking off 2012 with a 47-city ìWinter Jamî tour, which saw attendance exceeding 500,000. Building 429 will go on to make appearances at summer festivals including AtlantaFest, ALIVE Festival, Ichthus Music Festival, LifeLight Festival, Kingdom Bound, Unity Music Festival, JFest, and others, while hosting international tour dates in Canada, Denmark, Norway and the Philippines. The band will also head out this fall on Newsboysí ìGodís Not Deadî tour before joining Newsongís 2012 Christmas tour.

For a current list of tour dates and appearances, visit www.Building429.com. To view the ìWhere I Belongî music video, click this link: http://is.gd/2gpfs9

About Building 429:
Building 429 comprises Jason Roy (vocals), Jesse Garcia (guitar), Michael Anderson (drums), and Aaron Branch (bass). The band first broke through with its 2004 No. 1 hit ìGlory Defined,î which was named BMIís Christian Song of the Year in 2005. That same year, Building 429 was also named New Artist of the Year at the Gospel Music Associationís Dove Awards.

The group has since amassed a dedicated fan following, playing more than 150 live shows a year while developing its own touring brands ìWinter Blastî and ìSummer Blast.î In the fall of 2011, Building 429 went from a 30-city ìSounds of Hopeî co-headlining tour with Leeland straight into the 47-city ìWinter Jamî arena tour in 2012, reaching audiences of more than 500,000.

Building 429 released its fifth studio project, Listen to the Sound, on May 10, 2011. Produced by Jason Ingram (Chris Tomlin, Sanctus Real), Rusty Varenkamp (Tenth Avenue North, Sanctus Real) and Rob Hawkins (Fireflight, Anthem Lights), Listen to the Sound debuted at the top of iTunesí Christian & Gospel Albums chart, while its title track hit No. 1 on the CHR chart and Top 5 on Billboardís National Christian Audience Chart. Follow up single, ìMade For You,î reached Top 5 on the Christian CHR charts, and most recently ìWhere I Belongî has continued to peak at No. 1 on Billboardís National Christian Audience chart for 15 consecutive weeks and AC Monitored charts for 11 weeks. The occasion sets precedent as the longest-running No. 1 single on the Billboard Christian Audience chart to date.

For more information on Building 429, visit www.Building429.com or www.facebook.com/building429.
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