Grammy Award-winning rock band Kings of Leon is is teaming up with SpaceX and the Inspiration4 crew for an upcoming auction with goal of raising $200 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The multi-platinum selling band has had five singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart since their 2013 debut album. Each of Kings of Leon's seven studio albums made the Billboard's Top 200 list -- and two singles reached #1 on Modern Rock radio. The chart-topping band is auctioning off the first NFT song to ever be played in space, consisting of a live performance of the song Time in Disguise, coupled with visuals created for this specific NFT event. Through Inspiration4, this will be the first-ever minted music NFT song to be played in space.
"I just wanted to be good enough to pick up a guitar at a party, or if I saw a girl I liked, to work up the courage to play a song." —
Caleb Followill, Lead Singer of Kings of Leon