for KING & COUNTRY Joins Forces With Melodic Caring Project To Bring Joy To Kids In Hospital Care Over The Holiday Season

for KING & COUNTRY Joins Forces With Melodic Caring Project To Bring Joy To Kids In Hospital Care Over The Holiday Season

Multi-Platinum and award-winning duo for KING + COUNTRY recently partnered with Melodic Caring Project to bring joy to kids who are in hospital care over the holidays, as they livestreamed their concert performance from the historic Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee, on December 22 — which included special shout-outs to nine “rockSTAR” fans across the U.S. The last show of for KING + COUNTRY’s “A DRUMMER BOYCHRISTMAS |THE2023 TOUR EXPERIENCE,” the performance marked a special place in the hearts of “rockSTAR” kids located in Alabama, Wisconsin, Illinois, California, Alaska, Arizona, Oregon, Florida, and Washington.

Says for KING + COUNTRY, “Something really beautiful happened at the show.  We partnered with the Melodic Caring Project to stream the concert to kids watching in their hospital and home-care rooms around the country. They couldn’t be there in-person with us so we were honored to stream the show to them to send them some love and encouragement.”

Says Levi Ware, President/Co-Founder, Melodic Caring Project, “Our unique and personalized programs offer ongoing support to patients (rockSTARS) by connecting our artist partners and team of music therapists and Rockologists with those in need around the world. for KING+COUNTRY meant so much to the rockSTAR kids and their families, and brought them joy during some of the most difficult times. The kids felt like true rockSTARS!”

Said rockSTAR Logan’s mom, “Warrior Logan from Phoenix is watching the for KING + COUNTRY live stream concert with his family and we are having such an amazing time! Thank you so much for coordinating with such an amazing band ❤️. They gave a shoutout to Logan and he kept chanting, ‘I won! I won! I won!’ Cutest thing ever…what a special Christmas. Thank you. We love you guys.”  

Says rockSTAR Markus, “This year my parents and I are spending Christmas 700 miles away from home and away from my two siblings as I recover from surgery. Being this far apart from my family for the holidays has been difficult. Thank you for hosting the for KING+ COUNTRY online Christmas concert during this time to bring joy to many people around the country and world. Listening from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.”

Says rockSTAR Laney & family, “This has been an incredibly frightening year for our family. We’ve watched our little girl experience pain, fear, countless medical tests, a biopsy, and experimental treatments. These livestreams give us something special to look forward to. Thank you so much for a wonderful show. It was amazing and filled with so much joy and positive, caring energy! Laney absolutely loved it, and it was such a gift to see her so proud to hear her name from stage!”

ABOUT for KING + COUNTRY

for KING + COUNTRY is one of the music industry’s most respected and decorated duos, and are currently nominated for a 2024 Grammy® Award multi-Platinum recording artist Jordin Sparks for their recently released song, “LOVE ME LIKE I AM.” The single is up for “Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song” and marks the eighth Grammy® nomination of the duo’s career (with four wins). “LOVE ME LIKE I AM (feat. Jordin Sparks),” was the duo’s 13th #1 hit single on Billboard’s Christian Airplay Chart, followed by their recent single “What Are We Waiting For?,” which marks their 14th #1 track (and 9th consecutive #1 hit single) on Billboard airplay. Brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone have been awarded four GRAMMY® Awards, an American Music Award, a Billboard Music Award, 10 GMA Dove Awards, and 17 K-LOVE Fan Awards. Their 13 No.1 songs have produced an astonishing 2 billion career streams. The RIAA Platinum-selling act’s live show has been hailed as a must-see concert event that continues to wow sold-out crowds whether in the U.S., Australia, Germany, Netherlands, or New Zealand. for KING + COUNTRY’s WHAT ARE WE WAITING FOR?, released this year, became the duo’s second Top 10 album on the Billboard 200; following their RIAA Gold certified album, BURN THE SHIPS, which also debuted in the Top 10 of the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart. The duo has had seven consecutive No. 1 songs including “For God Is With Us,” “joy.,” “TOGETHER” (feat. Kirk Franklin & Tori Kelly),” and the 11-week Platinum smash, “God Only Knows.”  The global hitmakers have collaborated with a diverse list of artists including Jordin Sparks, Hillary Scott, Dolly Parton, NEEDTOBREATHE and Timbaland, amongst others. Joel and Luke Smallbone are committed to various philanthropic efforts focused on human trafficking, children in need, as well as numerous programs in support of the arts. In addition, “Unsung Hero,” Joel Smallbone’s directorial debut film from for KING + COUNTRY Entertainment has been picked up by Lionsgate with a theatrical release date of April 26, 2024. Titled from the duo’s song of the same name that was dedicated to their parents, the biopic follows the Smallbone family’s immigration from Australia to the United States. Check out the trailer HERE.

For more information about for KING + COUNTRY, check out: https://www.forkingandcountry.com/.

ABOUT MELODIC CARING PROJECT

Melodic Caring Project (MCP), a Washington based 501(c) 3 has a mission of encouraging hospitalized kids battling profound illness. The organization does this through streaming live concerts to kids in their hospital and home-care rooms around the world. The kids become the “rockSTARS!” During the concerts the artists call the kids out by name and dedicate songs to them making it a truly unique, powerful and personal experience for the kids, their families, the artist and the audience at the show. MCP was founded in 2010 and has partnered with over 400 artists to serve over 44,000 kids and family members in 300+ hospitals in 27 countries around the world since then.  

For more information about Melodic Caring Project, check out: https://melodiccaring.org/.

Source: R&C PMK

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