for KING & COUNTRY’s momentous year continues with the release of Christian hip-hop artist Andy Mineo’s No. 1 charting debut album Heroes for Sale which features the Aussie duo on “Caught Dreaming.” Their own debut album, Crave, which iTunes named 2012’s “Breakthrough Christian & Gospel Album of the Year,” continues to make noteworthy strides over a year after its release. Crave is currently in the Top 20 on Billboard’s Christian Albums chart and in March it climbed to No. 2 on iTunes’ Christian & Gospel chart. for KING & COUNTRY’s current single, “Middle of Your Heart,” jumped into the Top 20 on Billboard’s National Christian Audience chart and hit the No. 3 spot on Hot AC/CHR chart.
"This marks our first time featured on another artist’s album as well as our inaugural journey into hip-hop,” said Joel of for KING & COUNTRY. “We couldn't think of a more unique but fitting collaboration. We're 100% behind Andy both as a musician and man of character!"
Fans can catch for KING & COUNTRY out on the road throughout the spring and summer. For a list of tour dates and to check out their new online store please visit www.forkingandcountry.com.
On January 10, for KING & COUNTRY made their late night debut performing “The Proof of Your Love,” Amazon.com’s “Christian Music’s Song of the Year,” on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” In 2012, the duo was named as one of Billboard’s 17 acts to watch and were CCM’s best-selling new artist. NewReleaseTuesday noted that Crave was “One of the best debut projects in Years!” ET’s “The Insider” said they “make music that speaks directly to your heart” and they have been “gaining popularity in the alt-rock genre.” American Songwriter commented that “for KING & COUNTRY may just be Australia’s answer to Coldplay.”
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