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.
For more information about FOR KING + COUNTRY visit: www.forkingandcountry.com.
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*