Two-time GRAMMY award winning duo for KING & COUNTRY has been nominated for five Dove Awards, Artist of the Year, Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year (“God Only Knows”), Pop / Contemporary Album of the Year (burn the ships), Song of the Year (“joy.”), and Songwriter of the Year. The 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards will take place on Tuesday, October 15 in Nashville, Tennessee. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the show on Sunday, October 20th at 8 p.m. EST / 5 p.m. PST.
“You never start out a song or album with the idea of awards and accolades,” says Luke Smallbone (one half of the Australian duo for KING & COUNTRY). “With our burn the ships album, we just wanted to share stories about our lives over the past several years and to have your peers and fans alike acknowledge your artwork is a privilege that we are both humbled by.”
“God Only Knows” recently won “Song of the Year” honors at the K-LOVE awards and held the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Top Christian Songs chart for 11 weeks. Additionally, the song hit Top 30 on Mediabase and Billboard’s Hot AC charts while garnering 202 million radio impressions and over 25 million streams across all digital platforms. The gripping music video for “God Only Knows” has been viewed over 24 million times.
for KING & COUNTRY began their burn the ships | world tour: North America, which sees the duo bring the bow of the proverbial “ship” to life with a thrilling new stage and lighting setup. They have sold out 22 shows on their burn the ships | world tour thus far.