Oklahoma’s Kings of Leon receive Rising Star Award from Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame

After many years, the U.S. is finally embracing one of its biggest international stars — Kings of Leon. The band was inducted Friday night into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame, also winning the 2011 Rising Star Award.

BY JENNIFER CHANCELLOR - Tulsa World Published: April 9, 2011
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After many years, the U.S. is finally embracing one of its biggest international stars — Kings of Leon.

The band, with a tapestry of Oklahoma ties, had its homecoming of sorts Friday night at the BOK Center.

The evening started...

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