Four-time GRAMMY winning duo and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist for KING & COUNTRY are among the leaders of the 2021 Dove Award nominations after the morning’s announcement that the duo has been nominated seven times – Artist of the Year, Contemporary Christian Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, Pop / Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year, Christmas / Special Event Album, Recorded Music Packaging, and Long Form Video. Voting for the final winners will run August 19th through August 26th. The 52nd Annual GMA Dove Awards will air exclusively on TBN (Trinity Broadcasting Network) on Friday, October 22nd.
This morning’s announcement continues a busy few days for the No. 1 hitmakers. On August 6th, for KING & COUNTRY debuted their BRAND-NEW single, “Relate,” with a live performance on the nationally syndicated morning show Fox & Friends. Additionally, the duo premiered the official music video for “Relate” on Apple Music, while the lyric video premiered across SiriusXM’s social platforms. The official music video, filmed in part against the backdrop of a dusky Los Angeles skyline, explores what it means to travel through the stories of other people’s lives in search of community, togetherness, and unity. Watch the music video HERE.
Since for KING & COUNTRY premiered the track on Good Morning America, “TOGETHER (feat. Kirk Franklin & Tori Kelly)” has given hope to millions with its message of perseverance and has spun off a multitude of remixes and multi-genre collaborations. “TOGETHER” has hit No. 1 on the Christian AC charts, and has seen mainstream success hitting No. 15 on the AC charts and No. 6 on the Digital Song Sales chart. for KING & COUNTRY has broken their own industry record with their sixth consecutive No. 1 single, the multi-chart smash hit “Amen.” Billboard recently wrote about the duo’s unparalleled success in a Chart Beat piece at the link provided HERE.
About for KING & COUNTRY
for KING & COUNTRY is one of the music industry’s most respected and decorated duos. Brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone have won four GRAMMY Awards, seven GMA Dove Awards, a Billboard Music Award, 13 K-LOVE Fan Awards, and their nine No. 1 songs have produced an astonishing accumulation of over one billion on-demand 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.A, Australia, Germany, Netherlands, or New Zealand. for KING & COUNTRY’S most recent album, the RIAA Gold certified Burn The Ships debuted in the Top 10 of the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart and has since propelled the duo to five consecutive No. 1 songs including “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 the legendary Dolly Parton, NEEDTOBREATHE, and Timbaland, amongst others. Joel and Luke Smallbone are committed to numerous philanthropic efforts focused on human trafficking, children in need, as well as numerous programs in support of the arts. Catch for KING & COUNTRY’s high energy performances later this year on RELATE | The 2021 Fall Tour.
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.