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4x GRAMMY-WINNING AUSTRALIAN DUO for KING & COUNTRY CELEBRATE THEIR FOURTH CONSECUTIVE NO. 1 HIT SINGLE WITH TOGETHER (feat. KIRK FRANKLIN & TORI KELLY)




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NEWS SOURCE: PFA Media
July 28, 2020

Nashville, TENN . – Four-time GRAMMY® award winner and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist for KING & COUNTRY has four consecutive No. 1 hits now that “TOGETHER” (feat. Kirk Franklin & Tori Kelly) currently holds the top spot on both Billboard and Mediabase Christian Airplay charts. This is for KING & COUNTRY’s seventh No. 1 on Billboard’s Christian Airplay chart, and fourth consecutive No. 1 hit at Christian radio following the multi-week success of previous singles “joy.,” “God Only Knows,” and “burn the ships.” Listen to the track here.
 
Joel Smallbone shares in a statement, “As you’d imagine, it was a deep labor of love for Tori, Kirk, a pair of gospel choirs and us to come ‘together’ (if you will) to bring this song and concept to life. Radio’s marvelous response is an encouragement that collaboration and unity continue to find their ways into pop, gospel and Christian music. Onward!”
 
“TOGETHER,” which has accumulated over 11 million on-demand streams, currently sits at No. 3 on the Hot Christian Songs chart and No. 4 on Amazon’s Top 100 Christian songs. The track continues to impact the mainstream radio charts, slotting in at No. 15 on Billboard’s AC chart and No. 41 on the Hot AC chart.
In addition, “TOGETHER” signifies a few firsts for featured artists Kirk Franklin & Tori Kelly, as it is their first time at the No. 1 position on the Christian airplay charts.
 
“TOGETHER” has already made its mark around the globe. Last week, for KING & COUNTRY revealed a “global dance music video” to commemorate the release of R3HAB’s remix of the hit single. The “TOGETHER” [R3HAB Remix] (feat. Kirk Franklin & Tori Kelly) featured fan-submitted dance footage from all over the world, including Germany, Kenya, and Puerto Rico. After the release of the R3HAB remix on Friday, the track reached Top 10 on the iTunes dance chart. Listen to the track here.
 
for KING & COUNTRY Upcoming Dates
July 31 st – Holiday Twin Drive-In – Fort Collins, CO*
August 15 th – Mercer County Fair – Celina, OH*
August 27 th – Stride Bank Center – Enid, OK*
August 28 th – Heart of Oklahoma Expo – Shawnee, OK*
* - drive-in concert
 
About for KING & COUNTRY:
Four-time GRAMMY® award-winning Australian duo for KING & COUNTRY , comprised of brothers Joel & Luke Smallbone, have released a new chart-topping hit “TOGETHER” - a song about the strength of unity in the face of adversity. 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 the duo’s 11-week No. 1 hit “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 six No. 1 hits, nine Top 10 hits, six GRAMMY® nominations, three 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 nearly 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.
 
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