June 27, 2012 |
The Kings of Leon might need to consider renaming their band the Babies of Leon. Drummer Nathan Followill and his wife are expecting a baby. "I can proudly announce that me & the lovely @ JessieBaylin are expecting our first child. I'm beyond excited/anxious. Life is beautiful," the drummer tweeted Wednesday. Followill , 33, and his wife, folk singer Jessie Baylin , are excited about the newest member of their family, who is due in December, the band's spokesman Ken Weinstein told the Associated Press.
June 22, 2012 |
Rocker Caleb Followill was singing a new tune Friday: a lullaby. The Kings of Leon singer and his wife, model Lily Aldridge, welcomed their daughter, Dixie Pearl Followill, on Thursday. “Mom, Dad and baby are happy, healthy and enjoying their new addition,” a band rep told People. Pearl was delivered in Nashville around 1.am. local time, clocking in at 7 pounds, 11 ounces. Aldridge, a Victoria's Secret Angel, married Followill in May 2011. We at the Ministry suspect the new parents will have a blast play-dating with another Kings kid -- band member Matthew Followill's little guy Knox, who was born around the time Caleb and Lily tied the knot.
August 20, 2011 |
The Kings of Leon recently made the news when they canceled the remainder of a summer tour after lead singer Caleb Followill left a Dallas stage mid-show in a state of agitation that many assumed was inebriation. "I have to go backstage and vomit," he said before disappearing. He is "recuperating" but not everyone is buying it — brother and fellow band member Jared Followill tweeted about "internal sicknesses … that need to be addressed. " What may have been a disaster for Kings of Leon fans, not to mention their concert insurers, is perfect publicity for Stephen Mitchell's documentary "Talihina Sky: The Story of Kings of Leon," which has its premiere on Showtime on Sunday.
August 2, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Tuesday. Kings of Leon has canceled the rest of its U.S. tour after singer Caleb Followill was deemed "unfit" to finish. ( Los Angeles Times ) Now that this debt-ceiling mess is getting cleared up, can we please focus on the tense talks between AMC and Sony over the fifth (and possibly) final season of "Breaking Bad"? ( Los Angeles Times ) BET has said "No more Mo' " to "The Mo'Nique Show. " ( Los Angeles Times )
August 2, 2011 |
The Kings of Leon stunned fans when the band canceled its entire U.S. tour after an unfortunate Dallas concert in which lead singer Caleb Followill abruptly left the stage saying "I'm going to go backstage and I'm going to vomit, I'm going to drink a beer... " While the band's official line is that Followill is suffering from vocal issues and exhaustion, band member and brother Jared Followill suggested there were deeper issues involved, tweeting on July 29, "Dallas, I cannot begin to tell you how sorry I am. There are internal sicknesses & problems that have needed to be addressed.
February 1, 2010
Here is a partial list of Grammy winners in major categories, as announced Sunday by the Recording Academy. For the complete list, go to TheEnvelope.com. GENERAL Album of the Year "Fearless," Taylor Swift Record of the Year "Use Somebody," Kings of Leon Song of the Year "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)," Thaddis Harrell, Beyoncé Knowles, Terius Nash & Christopher Stewart Best New Artist Zac Brown Band POP Female Vocal Performance "Halo," Beyoncé Male Vocal Performance "Make It Mine," Jason Mraz Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals "I Gotta Feeling," the Black Eyed Peas Collaboration With Vocals "Lucky," Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat Pop Instrumental Album "Potato Hole," Booker T. Jones Pop Vocal Album "The E.N.D.