for KING & COUNTRY SAILS AWAY WITHTWO GRAMMY WINS FOR burn the ships AND"GOD ONLY KNOWS" AT 2020
for KING & COUNTRY - Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist consisting of Australian brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone - wins awards for both nominated categories at the 2020 GRAMMY® Awards, held on Sunday, Jan. 26th at Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA. The duo won Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance / Song for their unprecedented collaboration with world renowned icon Dolly Parton on the hit track "God Only Knows," and Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for their full-length masterwork burn the ships. With these two wins, for KING & COUNTRY now have a total of four GRAMMY® awards.
Addressing the hit track “God Only Knows,” Joel Smallbone remarked, “When we stepped in to write this song, we were each walking through something difficult personally. In reflection, I thank God for those difficulties. This song speaks to the depressed, marginalized and suicidal. To partner with Dolly Parton, who is an incredible human, is one of the great honors of our career. It is very special to have her lend her voice and heart to this song.”
The intense and moving video for “God Only Knows” features Dolly Parton herself, and has been viewed over 6.5 million times - watch here.
Luke Smallbone added this about the award winning album burn the ships, “This honor goes out to those that need a new beginning, a fresh start, and a new dawn. To us, this award represents redemption for our family. If you’re wondering if your story can be used for good, it can be.”