Two-time GRAMMY® Award winning duo for KING & COUNTRY enraptured the CMA Country Christmas audience with a captivating and powerful performance of “Little Drummer Boy.” The duo has seen their rendition of the Christmas classic dominate the iTunes charts, propelling the band to Top 10 in all three All Genre categories. The video of their performance has received over 1.7 million views and counting.
“Growing up in Nashville and loving the songs that are born here, country music specifically has always been welcoming and familiar to us,” says Joel Smallbone, one half of for KING & COUNTRY. “So, to be invited to perform ‘Little Drummer Boy’ as part of the CMA Country Christmas felt like a lovely bear (or Santa Claus) hug, celebrating one of the great and most unifying holidays of the year.”
Joel and Luke Smallbone’s rousing rendition of “Little Drummer Boy,” has become an essential must-see moment in their live shows during the holiday season. Show host Trisha Yearwood told Good Morning America’s Michael Strahan that she has become “obsessed” with the Australian duo and revealed that their performance on the holiday special is nothing “like you’ve ever seen in your life.”