Aretha Franklin brought the audience to their feet and President Barack Obama to tears when the Queen of Soul performed her hit “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” in a tribute to Carole King during the Kennedy Center Honors, which aired Tuesday night on CBS. King, who co-wrote the song with Gerry Goffin … Continue reading Aretha Franklin Honors Carole King at Kennedy Center
The Eagles and Carole King will be among 6 honorees to receive the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors this coming December, it was announced Wednesday. The Kennedy Center Honors are awarded annually for lifetime achievement in the performing arts. “Quite simply, our Honorees represent the voices, soundtracks, and stories of our personal lives and memories,” said … Continue reading Eagles and Carole King to Receive Kennedy Center Honors
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr have been announced as performers at this year’s Grammy Awards ceremony on January 26th. McCartney is nominated for four awards, including Best Rock Song for “Cut Me Some Slack” (with Dave Grohl, Krist Noveselic and Pat Smear), Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package for Wings Over America, Best Surround … Continue reading Paul McCartney & Ringo Starr to Perform on Grammy Awards
In this video from Access Hollywood, Carole King’s daughter, Sherry Goffin Kondor, discusses King’s initial hesitation about the new Broadway musical based on her life and music and why her mother likely won’t attend opening night. Watch: Carole King Musical to Debut on Broadway Click here for ticket information for Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical debuts on Broadway this week at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre in New York. Beautiful tells the story of King’s early days as a Brooklyn teenager struggling to enter the record business, through to her years as a chart-topping music legend. Check out a preview below. Watch: Carole King’s Daughter on … Continue reading Carole King Musical To Debut On Broadway
Carole King will be honored as the MusiCares Person of the Year on January 24th in recognition of her creative accomplishments and charitable work. In addition to her continuously evolving musical career, Carole is involved with a number of political causes as well as environmental organizations which support forest ecosystem protection. “We are honored to … Continue reading Carole King to Be Honored As MusiCares Person of the Year
President Barack Obama called Carole King a “living legend” last night at the White House, as she became the first woman ever to be honored with the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. “It is yet another of the many important messages to young women that women matter, women make a difference,” King told the Associated … Continue reading Carole King Honored with Gershwin Prize at White House
Aerosmith, James Taylor and Jimmy Buffet have joined the lineup for a concert at Boston’s TD Garden, which will benefit victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. The concert takes place May 30th and will included performances from Jason Aldean, Boston, Extreme, Godsmack, the J. Geils Band, Carole King and New Kids on the Block, as … Continue reading Aerosmith and James Taylor Join Benefit for Boston Bombing Victims