Multi-GRAMMY® winning duo and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist for KING + COUNTRY’s new album What Are We Waiting For? hits the Billboard 200 this week at #7 and #2 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales Chart, marking the brother duo’s second Top 10 album of their career. In celebration of the new album, for KING + COUNTRY is offering fans a free special live, online worldwide performance titled What Are We Waiting For? | The Worldwide Special, benefitting Convoy Of Hope, to help raise funds for the org’s work aiding Ukrainian refugees in Eastern Europe. Filmed in the Mojave Desert in California, the concert will feature new material from the album, airing today, March 24, at 8:00 P.M. ET / 7:00 P.M. CT / 5:00 P.M. PT, and can be viewed via Facebook and Youtube.
“Convoy of Hope is incredibly blessed by this partnership with for KING + COUNTRY. I truly appreciate Joel and Luke’s hearts for the work that Convoy of Hope does and their desire to relieve the suffering of Ukrainians,” said Convoy President and Co-Founder, Hal Donaldson. “The money they are helping to raise will bring much-needed relief to people inside Ukraine and refugees in the countries surrounding it.”
Through partners across Europe, Convoy of Hope is providing shelter, food, water, hygiene kits and other necessities to Ukrainian refugees in five Eastern European countries. As the war continues to displace women, children and elderly individuals, Convoy of Hope has teams on the ground working to bring emergency relief.
FOR KING + COUNTRY’s Joel and Luke Smallbone said, “We’ve put together a special performance from the Mojave Desert playing a good portion of the new record to celebrate and commemorate the launch, and also raise funding for Convoy of Hope as they bring supplies and shelter to Ukrainian refugees in several countries.”
What Are We Waiting For?, for KING + COUNTRY’s fourth studio project, features the talents of brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone, with 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.” “What Are We Waiting For? – The Tour” will take for KING + COUNTRY to arenas across the United States, performing brand new songs from its upcoming album for the first time, against the backdrop of an all-new stage design.
About Convoy of Hope
Convoy of Hope is a faith-based organization with a driving passion to feed the world. With a long history as an early responder in times of natural disasters, Convoy of Hope has been a Four Star Charity as recognized by Charity Navigator since 2002. Convoy of Hope has served more than 193 million people since it was founded in 1994. For more information, please visit convoyofhope.org.
About for KING + COUNTRY
FOR KING + COUNTRY is one of the music industry’s most respected and decorated duos. Brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone have won four GRAMMY Awards, seven GMA Dove Awards, a Billboard Music Award, 13 K-LOVE Fan Awards, and their nine No. 1 songs have produced an astonishing 1.8 billion career streams. The RIAA Platinum-selling act’s live show has been hailed as a must-see concert event that continues to wow sold-out crowds whether in the U.S.A, Australia, Germany, Netherlands, or New Zealand. for KING + COUNTRY’s most recent album, the RIAA Gold certified Burn The Ships debuted in the Top 10 of the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart and has since propelled the duo to five consecutive No. 1 songs including “joy.,” “Together (feat. Kirk Franklin & Tori Kelly),” and the 11-week platinum smash “God Only Knows.” The global hitmakers have collaborated with a diverse list of artists including the legendary Dolly Parton, NEEDTOBREATHE, and Timbaland, amongst others. Joel and Luke Smallbone are committed to numerous philanthropic efforts focused on human trafficking, children in need, as well as numerous programs in support of the arts. For more information about for KING + COUNTRY, go to: www.forkingandcountry.com