Nashville, TN (June 6, 2022)
RIAA Platinum-selling Christian music duo, FOR KING + COUNTRY, garnered top honors at the 2022 K-LOVE Fan Awards earning three award wins for Artist of the Year, Duo/Group of the Year, and Song of the Year (‘For God Is With Us’). The recent accolades establish the duo’s title as the most awarded artist in K-LOVE history with 16 total career wins. This year’s show took place at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry House on Sun., May 29 with ASCAP Christian Songwriter of the Year Matthew West and 10x Grammy nominee Tauren Wells serving as hosts for the evening. The show aired on TBN on Fri., June 3 at 7 p.m. CDT / 8 p.m. EDT.
Says FOR KING + COUNTRY, “One can’t help but reflect on the last year after an overwhelming night like Friday, and your kindness in voting us as the recipient of 3 awards! It’s been a year of healing for Luke’s voice, a deepening of our partnership, and recognition of the power family- both living, and our grandmum who passed last week. We are honored to walk through this dynamic thing called life with you and feel your appreciation in a palpable way today. Thank you!”
FOR KING + COUNTRY’s latest album, WHAT ARE WE WAITING FOR? recently debuted on the Billboard 200 Chart at #7, and #2 on the Billboard Top Album Sales Chart, marking the brother duo’s second Top 10 album of their career.
WHAT ARE WE WAITING FOR? features 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.’
To coincide with the new album and recent accolades, FOR KING + COUNTRY just wrapped their WHAT ARE WE WAITING FOR? TOUR and will hit the road this month for their summer festival circuit performing brand new songs from their latest project set against the backdrop of an all-new stage design.