Nashville, TN (August 17, 2019)
Two-time GRAMMY award winning duo for KING & COUNTRY has been nominated for five Dove Awards, Artist of the Year, Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year (“God Only Knows”), Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year (burn the ships), Song of the Year (“joy.”), and Songwriter of the Year. The 50th Annual GMA Dove Awards will take place on Tuesday, October 15 in Nashville, Tennessee. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the show on Sunday, October 20th at 8 p.m. EST / 5 p.m. PST.

“You never start out a song or album with the idea of awards and accolades,” says Luke Smallbone (one half of the Australian duo for KING & COUNTRY). “With our burn the ships album, we just wanted to share stories about our lives over the past several years and to have your peers and fans alike acknowledge your artwork is a privilege that we are both humbled by.”

“God Only Knows” hit Top 30 on Mediabase and Billboard’s Hot AC charts while garnering 202 million radio impressions and over 25 million streams across all digital platforms. The gripping music video for “God Only Knows” has been viewed over 24 million times.

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Ross Cluver
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Ross Cluver is a 30 year Christian music veteran who has been with CCM Magazine since 1994. He is currently Associate Publisher at Salem Publishing & Managing Editor of CCM. Before coming to CCM, Ross managed the Harvest Rock Syndicate alternative Christian music magazine and also worked in concert promotion, artist management and radio. Send your industry news and press releases to Ross at:

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