Nashville, TN (October 23, 2019)
Two-time GRAMMY® Award winners for KING & COUNTRY are honored to announce their first ever performance on the CMA Awards stage, joining nine-time CMA Award winner and world-renowned entertainer Dolly Parton to perform their massive No. 1 hit “God Only Knows” at The 53rd Annual CMA Awards. Country Music’s Biggest Night™ will be hosted by Dolly along with Reba McEntire and Carrie Underwood, and will air live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 8/7c on the ABC Television Network.

“When I first heard ‘God Only Knows’ I thought it was one of the best songs I’d ever heard,” Dolly recalls.

Watch the video for “God Only Knows”

Joel Smallbone reflects on this monumental moment, “Call it a wonderful happenstance, or destiny – but from the moment we heard Dolly’s voice singing those words, we knew this song was meant for her. Now to be able to stand on the grand CMA stage, for KING & COUNTRY with (who we call) the queen of country is profound indeed.”

for KING & COUNTRY’s unprecedented collaboration with Dolly Parton on “God Only Knows” has achieved 90 million on-demand streams. The music video reached No. 1 on iTunes across all genres, and the remarkable video featuring the country music legend has been viewed over 5 million times.


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