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Building 429 We Won't Be Shaken Debuts at No.1 on Billboard Christian Albums Chart and No. 53 on Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart
Posted June 13, 2013

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Building 429 We Won't Be Shaken Debuts at No.1 on Billboard Christian Albums Chart and No. 53 on Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart

Title Track Single at No. 7 on Billboard NCA Chart
With More Than 57-Million Cumulative Impressions

(Nashville, Tenn.) June 13, 2013 -- Building 429 generates more groundbreaking news, as its sixth career album from Essential Records, We Won't Be Shaken debuted at No. 1 this week on Billboard's Christian Albums chart and No. 53 on Billboard's Top 200 Albums Chart. This marks the first No. 1 album and No. 1 debut for the band, while first week sales nearly doubled early sales for Listen To The Sound in 2011. At the same time, the title track and current single has reached No. 5 on the Billboard AC Indicator chart, No. 7 on NCA Overall Chart and No. 2 on Hot AC/CHR chart. The song has accumulated more than 57-million impressions to date after only three months of radio airplay.

"Building 429 is one of the hardest working bands in our business and to see them reach No. 1 for the first time on the Billboard Contemporary Christian Chart is a proud moment for all of us at Provident," says Jimmy Wheeler, Vice President of Sales, Provident Label Group. "The entire team is privileged to work with this band and we believe this is just the beginning of bigger things to come."

Media has also embraced We Won't Be Shaken with Worship Leader Magazine saying, Masterfully written and produced. This album is truly a joy to listen to. About.com exclaims, This reflective album will shake you if youíre breathing because it will really cause you to look at yourself, your walk and your real level of faith. Charisma.com says, This album will encourage listeners to dream God-sized dreams, and HMMagazine.com adds, Building 429ís new release, We Won't Be Shaken, is a heartwarming record with songs that will be stuck in your head for days to come. Additional coverage includes: SiriusXM, Grammy.com, All Music Guide, Christian Post, NewReleaseTuesday.com, CCM Magazine (June cover story), iBelieve.com (July cover story), CBN.org, Group Magazine, CBA Retailers + Resources, Parenting Teens (Jason Roy blog), Nashville's WTVF (CBS) and "Tennessee Mornings" (FOX 17).

Building 429 has been busy on the road supporting We Won't Be Shaken with radio promo tours that covered several cities in Texas; Houston (KSBJ), Dallas and San Antonio (Air1) and Austin (Spirit 105.9), with media appearances on Good Day (Dallas) and Daystar (Marcus & Joni). This was followed by a Florida trip to Tampa (Spirit FM), Sarasota (Joy FM), Orlando (WPOZ) and Jacksonville (The Promise). The band then traveled through the Carolinas at Winston-Salem, N.C. (WBFJ), Columbia, S.C. (WMHK) and Greenville, S.C. (HIS Radio). WAY-FM stations hosted concerts and meet-and-greets in Louisville, Ky., Nashville, Tenn., Huntsville Ala. and Birmingham, Ala., where Building 429 appeared on ìGood Day Alabamaî and will have upcoming concert coverage in Birmingham Christian Family.

Building 429 added a quick trip to Nashville, Tenn. the weekend of May 31-June 2 for K-LOVE's first Fan Awards Weekend. Nominated for two major awards, Song of the Year and Breakout Artist of the Year, Building 429 also helped launch the event with a rousing and much heralded performance at Friday nightís kickoff concert, followed by a 2 + hour autograph session with fans at the Opryland Hotel on Saturday. That evening Building 429 headed to the historic Ryman Auditorium for the K-LOVE Fan Awards, which included multiple interviews on the pre-show red carpet. The group delivered another performance of "Where I Belong" for the sold-out audience as one of the show's closers.

Building 429 heads into a busy summer of touring including major festivals and a stop in Chicago, Ill. later this month for appearances on Moodyís national radio show, Chris Fabry Live!, and LeSea Broadcastingís Harvest Show and Live From Studio B. For continual updates on Building 429 please visit online at www.building429.com; www.facebook.com/building429, and @building429.

About Building 429:
Building 429, comprised of Jason Roy (vocals), Jesse Garcia (guitar), Michael Anderson (drums), and Aaron Branch (bass), 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 iTunes' Christian & Gospel Albums chart. The title track hit No. 1 on the CHR chart and Top 5 on Billboard's National Christian Audience Chart. Follow up single ìMade For Youî reached Top 5 on the Christian CHR charts, while the projectís third single, "Where I Belong," set precedent as the longest-running No. 1 song on the Billboard Christian Audience chart at 15 consecutive weeks. "Where I Belong" was Billboard's 2012 Christian Song of the Year and Christian AC Song of the Year. In addition, Building 429 was named Billboardís Christian Songs Artist of the Year and Christian AC Songs Artist of the Year for 2012.

Building 429 first broke through with its 2004 No. 1 hit "Glory Defined," which was named BMI's Christian Song of the Year in 2005. That same year, Building 429 was recognized as 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 "Summer Blast."

For more information on Building 429 and the new album, We Won't Be Shaken (June 4, 2013), visit www.Building429.com, www.facebook.com/building429 or www.twitter.com/building429.

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