Kings of Leon

Chart topping Kings of Leon have wowed the crowds with their single Sex on Fire. The foursome are all related to each other and also have their fashion line. But don't mention pigeons....

Birth Name: Anthony Caleb Followill, Ivan Nathan Followill, Michael Jared Followill, Cameron Matthew Followill
Date of Birth: 14/01/82, 26/01/79, 20/11/86, 10/09/84
Place of Birth: USA
Career Highlights: Signed to RCA only months after forming. When single "Sex on Fire" was sung by X Factor contestant Jamie Archer it became a huge hit, re-entered the charts and peaked at number 1. Albums Because Of The Times (2007) and Only By The Night (2008) went to no. 1 in the UK
Highest Charting Singles Include: "Sex On Fire" reached number 1 in the UK.

Key Facts:

  • Caleb, Nathan and Jared are brothers whilst Matthew is their cousin
  • Jared was only 16 when he joined the band and he learnt to play bass guitar a month before joining the band 
  • Matthew was supposed to visit his cousins for a week, but the three brothers didn't allow him to go back home so that he could stay and join the band
  • Recently they had to stop playing during a concert as the theatre was pigeon-infested
  • They launched their fashion range, KOLxS2A in January


Sex on Fire  Molly's Chambers
Use Somebody
Four Kicks
On call
 California Waiting



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