NASHVILLE, TENN. (March 2, 2023) — In support of FOR KING + COUNTRY’s “What Are We Waiting For?,” the duo’s second Top 10 Billboard 200 charting album (#7), which garnered a Grammy nomination and American Music Award this year, the RIAA Platinum-selling duo and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist is gearing up for their 31-city 2023 “What Are We Waiting For?  The Tour Part II” which starts on March 23.  The U.S. and Canadian circuit will kick off in Honolulu, Hawaii and will continue through May 31 in Vancouver, BC; followed by additional festival/fair performances. Tickets for the tour are available now and can be purchased HERE.

The brother duo made up of Joel and Luke Smallbone just scored their latest #1 Billboard Christian Airplay Chart with “Love Me Like I Am” feat. Jordin Sparks, marking their 13th #1 hit single (and 8th consecutive #1 hit single) on the chart.

Says FOR KING + COUNTRY: “’Love Me Like I Am’ is a song that speaks to God loving us right where we are, and just as we are. The fact that radio (and the fans!) rallied to bring this idea to this world is profoundly moving to us.  We’re so grateful to Jordin Sparks for lending her talents in bringing this important message to the world!”

Adds Sparks, “#1 on the Billboard Charts!  Thank you For King + Country for having me on this incredible record, and thank you to the radio stations and fans across the country for showing the love!”

Additionally, the Smallbones, with Hillary Scott of Lady A, recently garnered a 2023 Grammy® Award nomination for “Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song” for their collaborative track, “For God Is With Us”. The song is co-written by the Smallbones, Josh Kerr, and Jordan Reynolds, with the official music video viewed more than 8.9 million times since its 2022 release.

FOR KING + COUNTRY remains one of the music industry’s most respected and decorated duos.

In addition to their 2023 Grammy nomination, the due celebrated its first-ever American Music Award win for “Favorite Inspirational Artist.” Other career accolades include 10 GMA Dove Awards, a Billboard Music Award, four Grammy Awards (with seven nominations), and 16 K-LOVE Fan Awards. Their 13 No. 1 songs have produced an astonishing 2 billion career streams and the act’s live show has been hailed as a must-see concert event that continues to wow sold-out crowds around the world.

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For King + Country “What Are We Waiting For?’ The Tour | Part II

*Indicates additional festival/fair performances.


3/9/23               Florida Strawberry Festival                    Plant City, FL*

3/25/23             Blaisdell Arena                                     Honolulu, HI

4/5/23               Resch Center                                        Green Bay, WI

4/6/23               Vibrant Arena at the Mark                     Moline, IL

4/7/23               Nationwide Arena                                 Columbus, OH

4/8/23               Colonial Life Arena                               Columbia, SC

4/13/23             Mississippi Coast Coliseum                   Biloxi, MS

4/14/23             Brookshire Grocery Arena                     Bossier City, LA

4/15/23             Bell County Expo                                  Belton, TX

4/16/23             American Bank Center                          Corpus Christi, TX

4/20/23             Blue Cross Arena                                  Rochester, NY

4/21/23             MVP Arena                                          Albany, NY

4/22/23             Chartway Arena                                    Norfolk, VA

4/23/22             Toyota Oakdale Theatre                        Hartford, CT

4/27/22             First National Bank Arena                     Jonesboro, AR

4/28/22             Hartman Arena                                     Wichita, KS

4/29/22             United Wireless Arena                          Dodge City, KS

4/30/22             Baxter Arena                                        Omaha, NE

5/2/23               El Paso County Coliseum                      El Paso, TX

5/4/23               Foster Communications Coliseum          San Angelo, TX

5/5/23               Reed Arena                                           College Station, TX

5/6/23               Ford Park                                              Beaumont, TX

5/7/23               United Supermarkets Arena                   Lubbock, TX

5/11/23             Enmarket Arena                                    Savannah, GA

5/12/23             iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre            West Palm Beach, FL

5/13/23             Macon Coliseum                                   Macon, GA

5/14/23             The Orion Amphitheater                        Huntsville, AL

5/24/23             Centennial Hall                                     Winnipeg, AB

5/25/23             Elim Church                                         Saskatoon, SK

5/26/23             ChristCity Church                                 Edmonton, AB

5/27/23             ChristCity Church (2 shows)                  Edmonton, AB

5/29/23             WinSport Arena                                    Calgary, AB

5/31/23             Queen Elizabeth Theatre                        Vancouver, BC

6/9/23               Spirit West Coast                                  Stockton, CA*

6/10/23             Fishfest 2023                                        Irvine, CA*

6/11/23             Family Life Radio Fest.                         Glendale, AZ*

7/16/23             Hills Alive Festival                               Rapid City, SD*

7/20/23             Truist Park                                            Atlanta, GA*

7/22/23             Wild Adventures Theme Park                Valdosta, GA*

8/7/23               Wisconsin State Fair                              West Allis, WI*

8/10/23             Iowa State Fair                                      Des Moines, IA*

8/12/23             Unity Festival                                       Muskegon, MI*

8/21/23             The Alaska State Fair                            Palmer, AK*


FOR KING + COUNTRY is one of the music industry’s most respected and decorated duos.  Brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone have been awarded four Grammy® Awards, an American Music Award, 10 GMA Dove Awards, a Billboard Music Award, and 16 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 numerous philanthropic efforts focused on human trafficking, children in need, as well as numerous programs in support of the arts.  For more information about FOR KING + COUNTRY visit:


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


FOR KING + COUNTRY – Love Me Like I Am with Jordin Sparks (Official Performance Video) – YouTube