for KING + COUNTRY REVEAL FIRST NEW SONG OF 2024, “PLACE IN THIS WORLD,” FROM UNSUNG HERO MOVIE

for KING + COUNTRY REVEAL FIRST NEW SONG OF 2024, “PLACE IN THIS WORLD,” FROM UNSUNG HERO MOVIE

Today, the multi-platinum and four-time Grammy Award winning duo for KING + COUNTRY drops their first song of 2024, as well as their first from the “UNSUNG HERO” movie inspired-by soundtrack, with a re-imagined Michael W. Smith classic hit song, “Place In This World, ” featuring Smith himself. This marks the beginning of the launch of the “inspired-by” album from the duo (to be announced), with more singles releasing in the coming weeks. Listen to the song  HERE.

for KING + COUNTRY noted, “The 90s song, “Place In This World,” by the nobleman, Michael W. Smith, was part of our Australian soundtrack as youngsters. And it is now an indelible part of our upcoming film ‘UNSUNG HERO’! It was a true thrill to partner with Michael and put our own spin on this classic. Grateful to him for joining us on this project.”

New forthcoming music from for KING + COUNTRY will be announced, as it is the first installment of more to come this year. The duo is also nominated for a 2024 Grammy® Award with multi-platinum recording artist Jordin Sparks for their song, “LOVE ME LIKE I AM.”

Their family biopic, “UNSUNG HERO” (see trailer here), will be in theaters nationwide on April 26.

ABOUT “UNSUNG HERO”

Based on a remarkable true story, “UNSUNG HERO” follows Helen and David Smallbone as they move their family from Down Under to the States, searching for a brighter future after David’s successful music company collapses. With nothing more than their seven children, suitcases, and their love of music, David (for KING + COUNTRY’s Joel Smallbone) and his pregnant wife Helen (Daisy Betts) set out to rebuild their lives. Helen’s faith stands against all odds and inspires her husband and children to hold onto theirs. With their own dreams on hold, David and Helen begin to realize the musical prowess in their children, who would go on to become two of the most successful acts in Inspirational Music history: five-time GRAMMY Award®-winning artists for KING + COUNTRY and Rebecca St. James. The film stars Daisy Betts, Joel Smallbone, Kirrilee Berger, Jonathan Jackson, Lucas Black, with Candace Cameron Bure, and Terry O’ Quinn.  It was directed and written by Joel Smallbone and Richard L. Ramsey and produced by Joshua Walsh, Justin Tolley, Joel Smallbone and Luke Smallbone.

For more information visit: https://unsunghero.movie/.

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 WEWAITING 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 visit: https://www.forkingandcountry.com/.

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