PLATINUM SELLING DUO CURRENTLY ON TOUR FOR “WHAT ARE WE WAITING FOR? THE TOUR PART II”
NASHVILLE, TENN. (May 10, 2023) – Multi-GRAMMY® Award winning, RIAA Platinum-selling, and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist FOR KING + COUNTRY has once again proven their musical prowess with their latest single, “Love Me Like I Am” feat. Jordin Sparks, entering the Top 10 on both Billboard and Mediabase’s Adult Contemporary chart this week at #9. The collaborative song that brings together one of music’s most respected duos with one of America’s best loved pop artists has quickly captured the hearts of fans worldwide with its inspiring lyrics and powerful melody. The original track is featured on their current Grammy® nominated, American Music Award-winning studio album, WHAT ARE WE WAITING FOR?, the duo’s second Top 10 Billboard 200 charting album (#7). Check out the song HERE.
“We are thrilled to see ‘Love Me Like I Am’ continuing to climb the charts,” said Joel and Luke Smallbone, the brothers who make up For King + Country. “It’s profoundly moving to be loved right where you’re at and just as you are — whether it’s human to human, or God to humanity. Our dear Jordin is a kindred spirit, and her powerful voice and soul has taken this sentiment beyond where we ever could’ve imagined. This song is very personal to us and we are so glad it’s resonating with listeners.”
Since its release, “Love Me Like I Am” has received widespread critical acclaim, with many praising its uplifting message and infectious energy. This latest accolade follows on the heels the song garnering the #1 Billboard Christian Airplay position, marking the duo’s 13th #1 hit single (and 8th consecutive #1 hit single) on the chart. The track has already amassed millions of streams across various platforms and has become a fan-favorite at FOR KING + COUNTRY’s live shows
Adds Sparks, “I’m so thrilled to have had the opportunity to record this amazing, powerful song with For King + Country. Its message is beautiful, and expresses what everyone needs to hear, and what everyone wants to experience. With all of the distractions we’re facing today, and the chaos in the world, we all need to ask where the love is.”
FOR KING + COUNTRY is one of the music industry’s most respected and decorated duos. For over a decade, brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone have garnered a dedicated following and have won numerous awards and accolades throughout their career. With their live show being hailed as a must-see concert event that continues to wow sold-out crowds around the world, fans can catch FOR KING + COUNTRY on their current 2023 “What Are We Waiting For? The Tour Part II.” Tickets for the tour can be purchased 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 been awarded four GRAMMY® Awards, an American Music Award, a Billboard Music Award, 10 GMA Dove Awards, 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: www.forkingandcountry.com.
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.
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