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FOR KING + COUNTRY HITS #7 ON THE BILLBOARD 200 CHART AND #2 ON BILLBOARD'S TOP ALBUM SALES CHART WITH WHAT ARE WE WAITING FOR? MARKING THE DUO'S SECOND TOP 10 ALBUM

MULTI-GRAMMY® AWARD WINNING AND PLATINUM SELLING DUO'S ONLINE CONCERT EXPERIENCE TITLED WHAT ARE WE WAITING FOR? | THE WORLDWIDE SPECIAL BENEFITTING CONVOY OF HOPE AIRS TOMORROW


FOR KING + COUNTRY New Album Climbs The Charts


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NEWS SOURCE: Rogers & Cowan
March 23, 2022

NASHVILLE, TENN--(March 23, 2022)--Multi-GRAMMY® winning duo and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist FOR KING + COUNTRY’s new album WHAT ARE WE WAITING FOR? hits the Billboard 200 this week at #7 and #2 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales Chart, marking the brother duo’s second Top 10 album of their career. In celebration of the new album, FOR KING + COUNTRY is offering fans a free special live, online worldwide performance titled What Are We Waiting For? | The Worldwide Special, benefitting Convoy Of Hope, to help raise funds for the Ukrainian refugees. Filmed in the Mojave Desert in California, the concert will feature new material from the album, airing tomorrow, March 24, at 8:00 P.M. ET / 7:00 P.M. CT / 5:00 P.M. PT, and can be viewed via FACEBOOK and YOU TUBE. The duo is also gearing up for their 2022 U.S. 34-city tour which kicks off on March 31 in Southaven, MS and continues through May 22 in Franklin, Tennessee.

Says the Smallbones, “Eight days into the album release, and it’s fair to say that it feels unlike any other, particularly with what the world has faced, and continues to face. Our hope is that this family, spiritual and global record will meet listeners right where they are, and be a soundtrack as we step into the future.” They continue, “It’s with no small dose of gratitude that we say ‘thank you’! As a small way to express it, we’ve put together a special performance from the Mojave Desert playing a good portion of the new record to celebrate and commemorate the launch and also raise funding for Ukrainian refugees.”

WHAT ARE WE WAITING FOR?, FOR KING + COUNTRY’s fourth studio project, features the talents of brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone, with 13 new original tracks that confront relevant issues and confirm the duo’s commitment to community, unity and family. Set against a sonic backdrop painted by the Platinum-selling group’s lush, vivid pop, the collection features cameos from Dante Bowe, Kirk Franklin and Tori Kelly, and includes barrier-breaking single “RELATE,” awe-inspiring “For God Is With Us” and unifying No. 1 hit “TOGETHER.” “What Are We Waiting For? – The Tour” will take FOR KING + COUNTRY to arenas across the United States, performing brand new songs from its upcoming album for the first time, against the backdrop of an all-new stage design.

 

FOR KING + COUNTRY / 2022 Spring Tour Dates Include: 

3/31/22 Southaven, MS Landers Center

4/1/22 Chicago, IL NOW Arena

4/2/22 Ypsilanti, MI EMU Convocation Center

4/3/22 Pittsburgh, PA Petersen Events Center

4/7/22 Salisbury, MD Wicomico Youth & Civic Center

4/8/22 Asheville, NC Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville

4/9/22 Charlottesville, VA John Paul Jones Arena

4/14/22 Jackson, MS Mississippi Coliseum

4/15/22 Knoxville, TN Knoxville Civic Auditorium & Coliseum

4/16/22 Charlotte, NC Bojangles Coliseum

4/21/22 Champaign, IL State Farm Center

4/22/22 Springfield, MO JQH Arena at Missouri State

4/23/22 Highland Heights, KY BB&T Arena At Northern Kentucky

4/24/22 Reading, PA Santander Arena

4/26/22 Portland, ME Cross Insurance Arena

4/28/22 Springfield, MA MassMutual Center

4/29/22 Binghamton, NY Visions Veterans Memorial Arena

4/30/22 Fairfax, VA EagleBank Arena

5/1/22 Salem, VA Salem Civic Center

5/5/22 Phoenix, AZ Grand Canyon University Arena

5/6/22 Fresno, CA Save Mart Center

5/7/22 Anaheim, CA Honda Center

5/8/22 Sacramento, CA Golden 1 Center

5/12/22 Portland, OR Veterans Memorial Coliseum

5/13/22 Spokane, WA Spokane Arena

5/14/22 Everett, WA Angels of the Winds Arena

5/15/22 Boise, ID Extramile Arena

5/17/22 Las Vegas, NV Orleans Arena

5/19/22 Albuquerque, NM Tingley Coliseum

5/20/22 Amarillo, TX Amarillo Civic Center

5/21/22 Rogers, AR Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion

5/22/22 Franklin, TN FirstBank Amphitheatre

 

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 1.8 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.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.

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.

For more information about the new album and tour on FOR KING + COUNTRY, go to:

www.forkingandcountry.com

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