Nashville, TN (December 13, 2021)
Four-time GRAMMY award-winning duo and Platinum selling Christian pop duo for KING & COUNTRY have extended their record for consecutive No. 1 singles to seven with “Relate”—the lead single from the group’s upcoming March 2022 release What Are We Waiting For?. “Relate” has hit No. 1 on the Billboard Christian Airplay Chart, as well as the Mediabase Christian AC Airplay Chart, marking the 10th career No. 1 for the Billboard Music Award winners.
“There’s something beautiful about the fact that, in a time such as this, a song speaking to the idea of relating to one another and showing compassion and empathy has been so readily received,” Joel Smallbone tells Billboard. “It seems to speak to our worldwide desire to become kinder and more understanding versions of ourselves.”
Simultaneously, for KING & COUNTRY have re-entered the mainstream charts this holiday season, with their celebrated rendition of “Little Drummer Boy” slotting in at No. 13 on the Mediabase Holiday Chart. The track also re-enters the Billboard AC Chart at No. 18 becoming the duo’s fourth Top 20 mainstream AC hit—the other three being “God Only Knows,” “TOGETHER,” and “Amen.” for KING & COUNTRY hold some notable positions on Billboard’s Year-End chart, finishing Top 10 in nine different categories. In total, for KING & COUNTRY have 1.7 billion career streams.
The No. 1 hitmakers recently announced the upcoming arrival of their brand-new album What Are We Waiting For? out on Friday, March 11th. What Are We Waiting For? is for KING & COUNTRY’s fourth studio album and first album of new music since 2018’s RIAA Gold certified Burn The Ships. Fans can expect a return to the lush and evocative pop sounds the duo has perfected over the years, while Joel and Luke take pen to paper and confront relevant issues with poise, grace, and groove.