THE DEBUT SINGLE “joy.” FROM THEIR FORTHCOMING ALBUM
BURN THE SHIPS HITS NO. 1 THIS WEEK ON BILLBOARD
Two-time GRAMMY® Award winners for KING & COUNTRY will hit the road in December with their Christmas tour extravaganza Little Drummer Boy | The Christmas Tour, presented by Compassion. The nationwide trek kicks off on 11/29 in Raleigh, NC, and will be heading to major markets such as Washington D.C. (EagleBank Arena), Chicago (Willow Creek), and Tampa (Amalie Arena). Joining the duo on tour is special guest Zach Williams, and rising star Cory Asbury (performing on the last two dates). Pre-sale begins August 15th at 10:00am (local time) and ends August 16th at 10:00pm (local time). Users can access the pre-sale by entering the code “joy” HERE.
The band states: “It’s family, it’s hope, it’s God – and in turn, it’s the greatest celebration the world has ever known. Now is the time to pound on those drums, sing carols and anthems, ring in the glorious season together…. and who knows, maybe even see us play a few songs from our brand-new album Burn the Ships. We truly hope you can make it.”
Last year, for KING & COUNTRY celebrated their Christmas run with the release of a live music video for their performance of “Little Drummer Boy,” which reached No. 1 on the overall iTunes music video chart. The video has been viewed over 15 million times, and has amassed over 300K shares, making it the most reactive Christmas video of 2017. You can get a sneak peek into the tour by watching the remarkable “Little Drummer Boy” video HERE.
To preorder for KING & COUNTRY’s upcoming album Burn the Ships, due out October 5th, click HERE.
The already glimmering star continues to shine for two-time GRAMMY® award-winning duo for KING & COUNTRY. Their lead single “joy.” just reached the top of the Billboard chart, has received over 8.2 million streams and was included on USA Today/The Tennessean’s “Best Songs of the Year” (so far) all-genre list, proclaiming “’joy.’ is an infectious, upbeat anthem about choosing to be joyful in the face of hardship.” “joy.” is currently No. 1 on the Billboard Christian Audience chart, and has already reached the No. 1 spot on radio in Canada, Australia and Mediabase CHR.
Little Drummer Boy | The Christmas Tour
|November 29th*||PNC Arena||Raleigh, NC|
|November 30th*||Bojangles Coliseum||Charlotte, NC|
|December 1st*||Santander Arena||Reading, PA|
|December 2nd*||EagleBank Arena||Washington, D.C|
|December 6th*||To Be Announced…||–|
|December 7th*||Willow Creek||Chicago, IL|
|December 8th*||Schottenstein Center||Columbus, OH|
|December 9th*||Van Andel Arena||Grand Rapids, MI|
|December 13th*||Germain Arena||Fort Myers, FL|
|December 14th*||Amalie Arena||Tampa, FL|
|December 15th*||Coral Sky Amphitheatre||West Palm Beach, FL|
|December 16th*||Veterans Memorial Arena||Jacksonville, FL|
|December 20th**||To Be Announced…||–|
|December 21st**||Sprint Center||Kansas City, MO|
* w/ Zach Williams
** w/ Cory Asbury
About for KING & COUNTRY
Two-time GRAMMY® award-winning Australian duo, for KING & COUNTRY, comprised of brothers Joel & Luke Smallbone, garnered unanimous critical praise with their latest album – RUN WILD. LIVE FREE. LOVE STRONG. Celebrated a RIAA certified gold record, No. 1 debut on iTunes, a headlining tour with 28 sold-out shows and a 60-date arena tour. They’ve sold nearly 900,000 equivalent albums, amassed 284M on-demand streams, and 93M YouTube views. The duo has performed on shows like Jimmy Kimmel Live! The Today Show, The Tonight Show, and have had songs featured on the Emmys, Super Bowl, Sunday Night Football, and more. In October 2016, the Smallbone brothers released the indie film, Priceless, about human trafficking.
About Zach Williams
With a message as powerful as his voice, Gospel Music Association Dove Award nominee Zach Williams has carved an impressive story for himself. His own experiences of hardship, struggle, and personal redemption have helped sculpt a new perspective on life, and an exciting musical journey. Zach’s latest effort, Chain Breaker, is currently out now via Essential Records.
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