Two-time GRAMMY award winning duo for KING & COUNTRY and world-renowned entertainer Dolly Parton continue to receive critical acclaim for their unprecedented collaboration on the duo’s award winning single “God Only Knows.” The song has surpassed 70 million on demand streams in only one week. The moving music video reached No. 1 on iTunes across all genres, has been viewed over 2 million times in its first week, and landed at #11 on YouTube’s top trending videos. The incredible new video, produced by Patrick Tohill and directed by Benjamin Smallbone, can be viewed in full here.
for KING & COUNTRY just released a documentary that reveals exactly how this remarkable collaboration came together. When Dolly was asked how she hopes the listener will feel after hearing the track, she said, “I want people to feel the way I did when I first heard this song. I know everybody will relate to it in their own way, and I truly hope that it will start making people think more about goodness, kindness, and love.” Watch it below.
“What blows our minds is that behind every YouTube view or stream is someone with a story,” Joel Smallbone says. “The fact that in such a short amount of time we’ve been able to connect with people and hear their stories has been amazing. Working with Dolly who is one of the most beloved entertainers in the world has made this experience truly miraculous.”
for KING & COUNTRY will be one of the featured performers during the tenth annual “CMA Country Christmas,” hosted by Trisha Yearwood. The duo is slated to perform a one-of-a-kind rendition of their unique take on the Christmas classic “Little Drummer Boy.” The famed holiday music special will be taped Wednesday, September 25th at Belmont University’s Curb Event Center in Nashville. Tickets are on sale NOW at www.CMAChristmas.com/tickets.
The original version of “God Only Knows” won “Song of the Year” honors at the K-LOVE awards, received a Dove Award nomination for Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year, and held the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Top Christian Songs chart for 11 weeks. Additionally, the song hit Top 25 on Mediabase and Billboard’s Hot AC charts while garnering 340 million radio impressions.