for KING & COUNTRY EMBARKS ON SECOND LEG OF THE burn the ships | World Tour 2019: North America
Sep 26 2019
GRAMMY® AWARD WINNING DUO RECEIVES MULTIPLE GOLD CERTIFICATIONS
(Nashville, TN) – Today, two-time GRAMMY® award winning duo for KING & COUNTRY is setting sail on the second leg of the massively successful burn the ships | World Tour 2019: North America. Still glowing from their monumental collaboration with world-renowned entertainer Dolly Parton, Joel and Luke Smallbone will be bringing their elevating live performance and one-of-a-kind stage setup to arenas in 36 cities – including Trenton, NJ where they will kick off TONIGHT. For tickets and more information, click HERE.
“With the new leg of our world tour setting sail tonight in New Jersey, we feel like kids in a candy shop,” The Smallbones share in a statement. “We’ll be playing every song from the new album across North America and bringing your our most theatrical yet intimate show to date. We cannot wait to take you on this journey with us!”
Those attending these upcoming shows will get a chance to see for KING & COUNTRY share an incredible 2.5 hours of music & stories on an intricately redesigned stage setup created to resemble the bow of a ship. Fans will now be able to stand within the bow of the “ship” for a complete and immersive experience of one of the most exciting concert experiences around. The tour is set to hit Nashville, TN; Chicago, IL; and Detroit, MI this weekend.
for KING & COUNTRY continue to reach new career heights and earn exceptional distinctions for their work. The duo has seen four of their smash hits (“joy.,” “God Only Knows,” “Shoulders,” and “Priceless) receive Gold certification by the RIAA. The duo’s collaboration with Dolly Parton on “God Only Knows” surpassed 70 million on demand streams in only one week, and the music video reached No. 1 on iTunes across all genres. You can watch the remarkable video featuring the country music legend HERE.
Last night, for KING & COUNTRY performed their unique and inspired rendition of the classic “Little Drummer Boy” at the CMA Country Christmas taping. The audience was enraptured by their high energy performance, giving the duo a lengthy standing ovation. CMA Country Christmas will air during the holiday season on ABC.
About for KING & COUNTRY
Two-time GRAMMY® award-winning Australian duo for KING & COUNTRY is comprised of brothers Joel & Luke Smallbone. October 2018 saw the release of their much anticipated third studio album burn the ships, which debuted at #7 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart. The album’s soaring GRAMMY® nominated debut single, “joy,” held the No. 1 spot for four consecutive weeks, marking the group’s highest debut on three Billboard charts. Their current single, “God Only Knows” has reached #1 on the Billboard Audience chart and has accumulated close to 70 million global on-demand streams, increasing the duo’s career on demand streams to 667 million. To kick off 2019, Joel & Luke launched Part I of their burn the ships | world tour, performing in their Australian homeland for the first time and selling out every show, including the iconic Sydney Opera House. Their previous album, the gold-certified RUN WILD. LIVE FREE. LOVE STRONG. debuted at No. 1 on iTunes, and produced two GRAMMYs®, four Dove Awards, a successful 60-date arena tour, and a world tour that has so far produced 22 sold out dates. They have garnered five No. 1 hits, nine Top 10 hits, and had songs featured on the Emmys, Super Bowl, Sunday Night Football and other high-profile events, including performances on The Tonight Show, Today Show, and Jimmy Kimmel Live! In October 2016, the Smallbone brothers released the indie film inspired by their No. 1 hit of the same name, Priceless, about human trafficking.
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