For King & Country won artist of the year at the 51st GMA Dove Awards, which aired Friday (Oct. 30) on TBN. The Australian brother duo, consisting of Joel and Luke Smallbone, is the first duo ever to win in that top category.
For King & Country also won short form video of the year for “God Only Knows,” a collab with Dolly Parton. For King… is one of seven artists who won two awards this year. The others are Tauren Wells, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Selah, Hillsong Worship, Skillet and Elevation Worship.
Parton wasn’t the only artist who is famous in the secular world to win: Kanye West won rap/hip hop recorded song of the year for “Follow God.”