New York City-based artist Andy Mineo entered 2015 with sky-high expectations.
He met them.
On New Year’s Eve, Mineo unveiled the first artist of his Miner League imprint, wordsplayed, with probably the most popular debut single in Christian hip-history, “Martinelli’s.” This and their spring collaboration, “Lay Up,” were two of the most hyped singles of the year.
On 1/16, halfway through his YCSM challenge, Mineo dropped the music video for which went on to be voted by fans as the best MLB walk-up song in ESPN’s Whammys tournament and win Short Form Video of the Year at the 2015 Dove Awards.
In September, he released his second studio album, Uncomfortable, which sold 35,000 units in week one and charted at No. 10 on the Billboard 200. Uncomfortable kept selling. It finished the year No. 30 among the top-selling Christian albums of 2015.
Mineo’s Uncomfortable rollout included the third and final season of his celebrated mini-doc series, Saturday Morning Car-Tunez, as well as about 116 interviews with outlets from Sway in the Morning to Hot 97.