Nashville, TENN. – Four-time GRAMMY Award® winning duo and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist for KING & COUNTRY continue to fill their stockings this holiday season, as the duo has been nominated for an American Music Award in the Favorite Artist – Contemporary Inspirational category. This marks the duo’s second AMA nomination overall. Music’s Hottest Night of the Year will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 22 at 8 p.m. EST/PST on ABC.
Luke Smallbone, one half of for KING & COUNTRY, says, “We’re incredibly grateful to the American Music Awards for this nomination, and to our supporters for bringing us to this moment. Our mission is to connect with people’s hearts and minds through our music, so this nomination has encouraged us greatly!”
Fan voting for the “2020 American Music Awards” is open now and is available worldwide. Fans can either vote by heading to billboard.com/AMAsVote or by using Twitter – click HERE for more information on Twitter voting. Fans can vote up to 10x per day, per category, per platform. Voting closes on Monday, November 16th at 12 p.m. PST / 3 p.m. EST.
for KING & COUNTRY recently celebrated another first in the form of a Billboard Music Award win for the GRAMMY® Award winning multi-week No. 1 hit “God Only Knows.” The hit track held at No. 1 for 11 weeks while earning Platinum certification from the RIAA earlier this year. The duo has new music on the way in the form of its first Christmas album A Drummer Boy Christmas, out October 30th, featuring two new original Christmas songs. Next month, the duo will embark on A Drummer Boy Drive-In: The Christmas Tour that will see them support The Salvation Army with a national toy drive. Concertgoers can bring new, unwrapped toys that will be collected by representatives from the local Salvation Army and distributed to families struggling during the holiday season. For tickets and more information, click here.
A Drummer Boy Drive-In: The Christmas Tour Dates
11/12 – Silver Lake Sports Complex – Norco, CA (SOLD OUT)
11/13 – Denio’s Market – Roseville, CA (SOLD OUT)
11/14 – International Agri-Center – Tulare, CA
11/15 – Rose Bowl – Pasadena, CA
11/20 – El Paso County Coliseum – El Paso, TX
11/21 – Gila River Arena – Glendale, AZ
11/22 – Pima County Fair – Tucson, AZ
11/28 – Globe Life Field – Arlington, TX
11/29 – Grand Ole Opry House – Nashville, TN
12/03 – Richard M Borchard Regional Fairgrounds – Robstown, TX
12/04 – Reed Arena – College Station, TX
12/05 – The MET Church – Houston, TX (SOLD OUT)
12/05 – The MET Church – Houston, TX – 8:30PM show
12/06 – H-E-B Center – Cedar Park, TX (SOLD OUT)
12/06 – H-E-B Center – Cedar Park, TX – 8:30PM show
12/10 – Joy-Lan Drive-In – Dade City, FL
12/11 – Silver Moon Drive-In – Lakeland, FL
12/12 – Ocala Drive-In – Ocala, FL
12/13 – Hertz Arena – Fort Myers, FL
12/17 – Tucker Civic Center – Tallahassee, FL
12/18 – Central Florida Fair – Orlando, FL
12/19 – South Florida Fair – West Palm Beach, FL
12/20 – 5 Flags Speedway – Pensacola, FL
You can pre-save, pre-add, and pre-order A Drummer Boy Christmas, out October 30th, HERE.
About for KING & COUNTRY
Four-time GRAMMY® award-winning Australian duo for KING & COUNTRY, comprised of brothers Joel & Luke Smallbone, recently took home its first Billboard Music Award for the duo’s 11-week No. 1 hit “God Only Knows.” Earlier this year, they debuted their single “TOGETHER” (feat. Kirk Franklin and Tori Kelly) on Good Morning America. “TOGETHER,” which is about the strength of unity in the face of adversity, went on to become a multi-week No. 1 hit single. Earlier in 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the duo hosted the critically acclaimed livestream event “TOGETHER: A Night of Hope” to over 2.5 million viewers across all social media platforms. After collaborating with renowned entertainer Dolly Parton to release a version of “God Only Knows” in 2019, the duo won two 2020 GRAMMY® awards. “God Only Knows” (with Dolly Parton) won in the Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song category, and their 3rd studio album, burn the ships, won a GRAMMY® in the Contemporary Christian Music Album category. for KING & COUNTRY graced the CMA stage to perform “God Only Knows” with the incomparable Dolly Parton at the CMA awards, and they performed their unique and powerful rendition of “Little Drummer Boy” at CMA Country Christmas, receiving national critical praise for both. They have garnered seven No. 1 hits, ten Top 10 hits, six GRAMMY® nominations, five Billboard Music Award nominations, an American Music Award nomination, and had songs featured on the Emmys, Super Bowl, Sunday Night Football and other high-profile events. National television performances include Good Morning America, The Tonight Show, TODAY, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The View, CMA Awards, and CMA Country Christmas. The duo’s burn the ships | world tour has SOLD-OUT over 40 shows across the world including USA, Australia, Germany, Netherlands, and New Zealand. In total, for KING & COUNTRY has accumulated over 1 Billion on-demand streams.
About Curb | Word Entertainment
In 2016, Curb Records acquired Word Entertainment, combining two of the music industry’s most respected brands, and more than a century of collective experience. Today, Curb and Word are two of the world’s leading independent music companies. Owned and operated by Mike Curb, the Curb | Word family includes the labels Curb, Word, Squint, Fervent, Sidewalk, MCC and IVAV, as well as Curb Publishing, Word Publishing, 25 Live, Curb Films, Word Films, Word Entertainment, and Curb Sports, representing top artists and entertainers in Country, Christian, Pop, Rock, and Hip-Hop. For more information, visit www.curb.com.