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for KING & COUNTRY Nab Australia's TRAA "Artist of the Year" Honors

Reigning Dove Awards’ “New Artist of the Year” to Join Casting Crowns’ “Thrive Tour” on February 20

NASHVILLE, TN – (January 15, 2014) – Reigning Dove Awards’ “New Artist of the Year,” for KING & COUNTRY, just received an additional honor Down Under as they garnered the “Artist of the Year” title from Australia’s national Christian music airplay chart, The Rock Across Australia (TRAA). In 2013, for KING & COUNTRY generated the highest airplay by a Christian act spending 51 of 52 weeks on the chart and multiple weeks in the Top 10 with songs “Middle of Your Heart” and “Hope Is What We CRAVE” from their critically-acclaimed debut album Crave. The Australian-born duo is currently gearing up to head out on Casting Crowns’ “Thrive Tour” on February 20 for 33 dates through May 3.

Casting Crown’s “Thrive Tour” Dates:

2/20 Lexington, KY Rupp Arena
2/21 Fort Wayne, IN Memorial Coliseum
2/22 Getzville, NY The Chapel At Crosspoint
2/27 Salisbury, MD Wilcomico Youth and Civic Center
2/28 Portland, ME Cumberland County Civic Center
3/1 Amherst, MA Mullins Center
3/2 Philadelphia, PA The Liacouras Center
3/4 Salem, VA Salem Civic Center
3/6 Johnson City, TN Freedom Hall
3/7 Charlotte, NC Bojangles’ Coliseum
3/8 Raleigh, NC PNC Arena
3/13 Plymouth, MI Northridge Church
3/14 Hoffman Estates, IL Sears Center Arena
3/15 Carbondale, IL SIU Arena
3/20 Hershey, PA GIANT Center
3/21 Newark, NJ Prudential Center
3/22 Baltimore, MD Baltimore Arena
3/27 Gainesville, FL O’Connell Center
3/28 Tampa, FL USF Sun Dome
3/29 Winter Park, FL Calvary Assemble of God
4/3 Independence, MO Independence Event Center
4/4 Sioux Falls, SD Sioux Falls Arena
4/5 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
4/6 Duluth, MN DECC Amsoil Arena
4/8 Fargo, ND Fargo Dome
4/10 Cedar Rapids, IA US Cellular Center
4/11 Milwaukee, WI Milwaukee Theatre
4/12 St. Charles, MO Family Arena
4/17 Knoxville, TN Knoxville Civic Auditorium And Coliseum
4/18 Tupelo, MS BancorpSouth Arena
4/20 Albuquerque, NM Calvary of Albuquerque (Easter Services)
5/1 Grand Rapids, MI Van Andel Arena
5/2 Columbus, OH Schottenstein Center
5/3 Charleston, WV Charleston Civic Center

For further information and a complete listing of dates visit