Joel Smallbone of the two-time Grammy Award-winning duo, For King and Country, joins Nancy Turner on the This is the Day podcast. You’ll hear about what inspires him and his brother Luke in their songwriting and why they decided to expand the reach of their message that every life has value through a feature film called “Priceless.” It’s a powerful conversation you won’t want to miss!
Soaring melodies, driving rhythms, theatrical instrumentation and personal themes are the heartbeat of For King and Country. The Australian duo, comprised of brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone, raised expectations with the release of 2012’s Crave, winning Billboard’s New Artists to Watch for 2012. Their sophomore effort RUN WILD. LIVE FREE. LOVE STRONG. debuted at #1 on the iTunes Chart and garnered two Grammy Award wins for the band. They received yet another Grammy nomination in 2017 for their song “Priceless,” the title track from their #1 indie film of the same name. This past Spring, For King and Country headlined a major 60-city arena tour, and finished the year with their first, headlining Christmas tour, selling out several arenas across the country,
Nancy Turner is heard each day on Moody Radio, on the Praise and Worship internet stream, and on This Is the Day, her podcast. She began her radio career while in high school and has continued broadcasting ever since. She has hosted various television programs including the Muscular Dystrophy Telethon, Country Music Today and various PBS fundraisers. Nancy has a daughter and a dog, and loves to encourage her listeners every day.