Four-time GRAMMY® award-winning Australian duo, for KING & COUNTRY, will kick off Ryman Auditorium's first-ever livestream concert series ' LIVE AT THE RYMAN ' on August 14, bringing exclusive livestream performances to fans at home while paving the way for the safe return of in-person music experiences at the iconic venue. Tickets are on sale to the public now, click here.
"Apart from our first show at the Sydney Opera House, the Ryman Auditorium has been the most inspirational venue to experience and perform live music in our career," said, Joel Smallbone, one half of the GRAMMY-winning Australian duo. "Now, in the midst of what our American home state and the world faces - to offer a live experience and hope from the iconic Mother Church that will reach around the globe is monumental for me, Luke and the band."
for KING & COUNTRY, comprised of brothers Joel & Luke Smallbone, has four consecutive No. 1 hits now that "TOGETHER" (feat. Kirk Franklin & Tori Kelly) currently holds the top spot on both Billboard and Mediabase Christian Airplay charts. This is for KING & COUNTRY's seventh No. 1 on Billboard's Christian Airplay chart, and fourth consecutive No. 1 hit for multiple weeks at Christian radio following the multi-week success of previous singles "joy.," "God Only Knows," and "burn the ships." Listen to the track, which has already accumulated over 14.2 million on-demand streams, here.
The track continues to impact the mainstream radio charts, slotting in at No. 15 on the Mediabase AC chart, No. 16 on the Billboard AC chart, and No. 35 on the Hot AC charts.
This year, for KING & COUNTRY took home the GRAMMY® award in the Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song category for their #1 single "God Only Knows." The single, a collaboration with renowned entertainer Dolly Parton, spent 11 weeks at #1. Additionally, the album that produced the original hit - burn the ships - won a GRAMMY® in the Contemporary Christian Music Album category.
for KING & COUNTRY Upcoming Dates
August 13, 5pm CST (Faith Stage) - Music Gives Together for St Jude Livestream Event
August 28 - Heart of Oklahoma Expo - Shawnee, OK*
August 28, 7:30pm CST - Unite to Fight Poverty with Compassion, World Vision, and Food for the Hungry Livestream Event
August 29 - Ford Park - Beaumont, TX*September 4 - A Rush of Hope by Harvest Livestream Event
September 24, 6pm CST - Nashville Rescue Mission Celebration of Hope Livestream Event* - drive-in concert
About for KING & COUNTRY
Four-time GRAMMY® award-winning Australian duo for KING & COUNTRY , comprised of brothers Joel & Luke Smallbone, have released a new chart-topping hit "TOGETHER" - a song about the strength of unity in the face of adversity. Earlier in 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the duo hosted the critically acclaimed livestream event "TOGETHER: A Night of Hope" to over 2.5 million viewers across all social media platforms.
After collaborating with renowned entertainer Dolly Parton to release a version of the duo's 11-week No. 1 hit "God Only Knows" in 2019, the duo won two 2020 GRAMMY® awards. "God Only Knows" (with Dolly Parton) won in the Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song category, and their 3rd studio album, burn the ships, won a GRAMMY® in the Contemporary Christian Music Album category. for KING & COUNTRY graced the CMA stage to perform "God Only Knows" with the incomparable Dolly Parton at the CMA awards, and they performed their unique and powerful rendition of "Little Drummer Boy" at CMA Country Christmas, receiving national critical praise for both.
They have garnered seven No. 1 hits, ten Top 10 hits, six GRAMMY® nominations, three Billboard Music Award Nominations, an American Music Award nomination, and had songs featured on the Emmys, Super Bowl, Sunday Night Football and other high-profile events. National television performances include Good Morning America, The Tonight Show, TODAY , Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The View, CMA Awards, and CMA Country Christmas.
The duo's burn the ships | world tour has SOLD-OUT over 40 shows across the world including USA, Australia, Germany, Netherlands, and New Zealand. In total, for KING & COUNTRY has accumulated nearly 1 Billion on-demand streams.