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Carole King To Perform 'Tapestry' Album At Bst Hyde Park

Carole King has been announced as the latest headlining act for this year’s British Summer Time Festival at London's Hyde Park. King will headline the annual event on Sunday July 3rd and will be playing...

George Lucas And Carole King's Kennedy Center Honors Gala Hits Cbs

George Lucas might've have handed over the reins of 'Star Wars' to JJ Abrams, but his input into that world has certainly not been forgotten. Alongside songwriter Carole King, he was honored for the 38th...

George Lucas And Rita Moreno To Receive Kennedy Center Honors

Rock band the Eagles and conductor Seiji Ozawa will also be honoured for their contributions to American culture at the 38th annual ceremony, which will take place in Washington, D.C. on 6...

Willie Nelson To Receive 2015 Gershwin Prize

The Crazy hitmaker will be honoured with the top U.S. cultural accolade from officials at the Library of Congress in recognition of his career as a "musical explorer" who has "helped make country...

Stars Pay Tribute To Late Soul Man Ben E. King

The Stand By Me singer passed away on Thursday (30Apr15), aged 76. Maroon 5 singer Levine was among the first to offer praise, writing, "We lost a true great today. We love...

Ben E. King, 'Stand By Me' Singer, Dies Aged 76

Ben E. King, the soul singer best known for the 1960 hit single 'Stand By Me', has died at the age of 76. King died on Thursday (30th April), his publicist confirmed to NBC. Details...

Carole King Remembers Gerry Goffin At Musical's London Launch

Carole King choked back tears as she remembered her late partner Gerry Goffin onstage at the London launch of stageshow Beautiful - The Carole King Musical on Tuesday night (24Feb15).The singer/songwriter showed up unannounced for...

Carole King Musical Coming To London

Theatre producers in the U.K. are searching for a British actress to play Carole King as they plan to bring hit U.S. stage show Beautiful to the West End.Jessie Mueller won a Tony Award this...

Songwriter Gerry Goffin Dies

Gerry Goffin has died aged 75.The songwriter, who penned worldwide hits such as 'The Loco-Motion' and '(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman' with ex-wife Carole King, passed away at his home in Los...

Gerry Goffin, Influential Songwriter And Carole King's Former Creative Partner, Dies At 75

Gerry Goffin, the lyricist behind some of Carole King’s most unforgettable hits, has died at age 75. Goffin is best known for hit songs like (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman, sung by...

Gerry Goffin Dies At 75

Carole King's ex-husband and former songwriting partner Gerry Goffin has died at the age of 75.The lyricist passed away early on Thursday (19Jun14) at his home in Los Angeles. Goffin and King became a...

David Bowie To Write Song For Merry Clayton?

David Bowie has offered to write a song for gospel singer Merry Clayton.The 65-year-old star of Oscar-winning documentary '20 Feet From Stardom' - which tells the story of famous musician's backup singers - claims she...

Carole King Named Musicares Person Of The Year, Honored By Fellow Musicians

At Friday night’s MusiCares gala, Carole King was most definitely the star of the night – and the year, as she was honored with MusiCares’ Person of the Year award. More than 2000 admirers filled...

Jessie Mueller Wins Over Critics In Carole King Musical

Actress Jessie Mueller has been hailed as Broadway's next big star after winning rave reviews for her portrayal of singer/songwriter Carole King in a new stage musical.Beautiful: The Carole King Musical opened at the Stephen...

Alicia Keys Hails Carole King's Legacy In Magazine Tribute

R&B star Alicia Keys has hailed singer/songwriter Carole King's (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman the "perfect song", insisting she feels chills down her spine every time she hears the tune.The No One...

Carole King’S Big Week - Library Of Congress’S Gershwin Prize For Popular Song And White House Performance

As big weeks go, Carole King can easily boast the biggest; she’s become the first woman to win the Library of Congress’s Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, and she’ll be ‘In Performance at the White...

Billy Joel And Gloria Estefan To Salute Carole King At Gershwin Prize Concert

Billy Joel, Gloria Estefan and James Taylor will help to honour legendary singer/songwriter Carole King at the White House next week (begs20May13) when she is feted with the prestigious Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.The You've...

Carole King & Usher Join Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Ceremony Line-up

Carole King, Usher and Harry Belafonte have joined the line up to honour the class of 2013 at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony next month (18Apr13).Legendary singer/songwriter King will perform in...

Carole King Musical Will Track Singer’S Life On Broadway

Carole King’s life will be documented in musical format as Beautiful: The Carole King Musical gets Broadway date. The show will hit theatres in Spring 2014, according to The Hollywood reporter.The bio-musical will feature songs...

Carole King Taking Her Life Story To Broadway

Singer/songwriter Carole King has announced plans to take her life story to Broadway.The Grammy Award winner is teaming up with theatre bosses to present Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, which is due to open next...

Jack Nicholson To Co-host Tribute To Carole King

Jack Nicholson has signed on to co-host an upcoming tribute to singer/songwriter Carole King in Los Angeles.The Oscar winner will join Quincy Jones at the Celebration of Carole King & Her Music at the Dolby...

Katy Perry And Alicia Keys To Pay Tribute To Carole King At Hollywood Event

Katy Perry, Alicia Keys and John Legend are joining forces to pay tribute to veteran singer/songwriter Carole King at the home of the Oscars in December (12).The stars will perform King's hits with her as...

Taylor Swift To Play Joni Mitchell In Biopic?

Taylor Swift is in talks to star as Joni Mitchell in a biopic. The 'Mean' hitmaker is reportedly on the shortlist of actresses considered to portray the singer-songwriter in a film adaptation of Sheila Weller's...

Taylor Swift To Star As Jone Mitchell

Pop and country star Taylor Swift has voiced her desire to portray singing legend Joni Mitchell in an upcoming biopic about the late singer. Swift has already featuring in a select few movie releases; most...

Carol King Opens Up About Domestic Abuse

Carole King, the Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter, has revealed that Rick Evers, her third husband, physically abused her during their relationship. King married the composer in 1977; the two had met during the recording of her...

Zooey Deschanel Reveals Pressures Of Recording Disney Theme For Pooh

The actress Zooey Deschanel has been talking to TheWrap about the pressures associated with writing a theme tune for a Disney soundtrack. She was initially asked to record a new version of 'Pooh'. The original...

Amy Winehouse Mourners Sing 'So Far Away' At Funeral

Amy Winehouse's mourners sang Carole King's 'So Far Away' at her funeral today (26.07.11).More than 100 people including her producer Mark Ronson and singer Kelly Osbourne paid their respects to the 'Rehab' singer - who...

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