Artists|April 12, 2022 11:18 EDT
for KING + COUNTRY receives Billboard Music Award nomination for "Top Christian Artist" for 'What are We Waiting For?'
NASHVILLE, TENN –Multi-GRAMMY® winning duo and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist FOR KING + COUNTRY has been announced to receive a nomination for “Top Christian Artist” for the upcoming 2022 Billboard Music Awards, broadcasting on Sunday, May 15 at 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT on NBC, streaming live on Peacock.
The duo’s album, WHAT ARE WE WAITING FOR? recently debuted on the Billboard 200 at #7, and #2 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales Chart, marking the brother duo’s second Top 10 album of their career.
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 Upcoming Spring Tour Dates Include:
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
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.