Two-time GRAMMY® Award winning duo for KING & COUNTRY continue to see an unprecedented reaction from their performance of “Little Drummer Boy” on CMA Country Christmas, which aired on Dec. 3rd on ABC. According to Billboard, the duo’s take on the Christmas classic has seen a 1,338% increase in downloads, a 60% increase in on-demand streams, and sits atop Billboard’s Christian Digital Songs chart along with three more songs reaching the Top 15. They entered Billboard’s Holiday Digital Songs chart at #2, reached Top 10 in all three iTunes All Genre chart categories, and currently hold the No. 1 position in all three iTunes Christian chart categories. The video of their CMA performance has received over 7.3 million views, with over 125 thousand total shares and counting. See below to watch the powerful performance, which elicited a lengthy standing ovation from the CMA audience.
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The boys in for KING & COUNTRY are heading to Canada as the band has announced 8 brand-new dates for the burn the ships | World Tour 2020: Canada. Kicking off in March, the newly revealed leg will see for KING & COUNTRY take its unprecedented live tour show north of the border for the first time ever to Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, and Ottawa among other cities. Tickets are available TODAY with the pre-sale code SHIPS, click here for more information.
Joel Smallbone – one half of for KING & COUNTRY – says, “Since the band began, we’ve had a great hope to tour the lovely country of Canada… so we are thrilled to finally announce we’re heading up north to our fellow British Commonwealthers!
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.
for KING & COUNTRY continue to reach new career heights and earn exceptional distinctions for their work, including two 2020 GRAMMY® nominations. The band’s unprecedented collaboration with Dolly Parton on hit track “God Only Knows” has been nominated for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song, while the duo’s full-length masterwork on which the song lives, burn the ships, received a nomination for Best Contemporary Christian Music Album. The 62nd GRAMMY Awards®, hosted by Alicia Keys, will air on January 26, 2020 on CBS.
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