A MUSICARES TRIBUTE TO CAROLE KING
Genre: Music Concert
Carole King was honored as the 2014 MusiCares Person of the Year on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, in Los Angeles during Grammy week two nights prior to the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. The event was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in the West Hall.
Multi-GRAMMY-winning artists the Dixie Chicks, Lady Gaga, Bette Midler, Jason Mraz, and James Taylor performed in her honor. Music industry veterans Lou Adler, Martin Bandier, and Rob Light along with artist James Taylor were tribute chairs. Composer and arranger Robbie Kondor was the evening’s musical director.
King was honored as the 2014 MusiCares Person of the Year in recognition of her extraordinary creative accomplishments as well as her significant charitable work, which has included an impressive range of philanthropic activities over the years. In addition to her continuously evolving musical career, King is actively involved with environmental organizations in support of forest wilderness preservation as well as a range of political causes.