Casting Crowns + for KING & COUNTRY
A Glorious Christmas
GRAMMY® award-winning artists Casting Crowns and for KING & COUNTRY will join forces this holiday season on A Glorious Christmas Tour. Presented by Compassion International, the tour marks a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see these two critically-acclaimed, top-selling Christian acts share the stage at Christmastime for an incredibly theatrical, versatile and moving performance – sure to become one of the most anticipated events of the 2017 Christmas season.
ABOUT CASTING CROWNS
Prolific CCM band Casting Crowns has achieved sales milestones including one RIAA 2x multi-Platinum album, four RIAA Platinum albums, two RIAA Platinum DVDs, seven RIAA Gold albums, four Gold DVDs, one RIAA Platinum certified single and five RIAA Gold certified digital singles. The band currently holds the position as Billboard’s top-selling act in Christian music since 2007. Casting Crowns has also been honored with four American Music Awards (out of seven total nominations), a GRAMMY Award for its 2005 albumLifesong, and six GRAMMY nominations. In addition, the group has garnered 17 GMA Dove Awards and two Billboard Music Awards from 11 total Billboard Music Award nominations. Casting Crowns’ seven band members all remain active in student ministry in the Atlanta area and tour according to their local church commitments. Serving his 25 plus years in youth ministry, lead singer/songwriter Mark Hall maintains his role as the student pastor at Eagle’s Landing First Baptist Church in Atlanta.
ABOUT for KING & COUNTRY
Soaring melodies, driving rhythms, theatrical instrumentation and personal themes are the heartbeat of two-time Grammy award-winners for KING & COUNTRY. The Australian duo raised expectations with the release of 2012’s Crave, winning Billboard’s “New Artists to Watch” for 2012, and has since sold three quarters of a million albums and just this year topped the 100,000,000 mark in total streams of their music. Their sophomore effort, Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong., garnered unanimous critical praise with a No. 1 debut on iTunes, a headlining tour in 2014 and a 60-date arena tour during the Spring (2015). They have performed on numerous national network programs including Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The Today Show, The View and The Tonight Show and have had songs featured on the Emmys, The Super Bowl, Sunday Night Football, U.S. Open, and more.