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Carole King

Carole King

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Famous as :

Singer

Birth Name :

Carol Joan Klein

Birth Date :

February 09, 1942

Birth Place :

Brooklyn, New York, USA

Spouse :

Gerry Goffin (composer, 1960 - 1968), Charles Larkey (mucisian, 6-Sept-70 - 1976), Rick Evers (songwriter, 1977 - 21-Mar-78, his death), Rick Sorenson (since, 1-Aug-82)

Claim to fame :

Album "Tapestry" (1971)

Latest News


Carole King Named 2014's Grammy MusiCares Person of the Year

September 20, 2013 02:07:09 GMT

The Recording Academy, which organizes Grammy Awards, has announced that has been named MusiCares Person of the Year for 2014. The 71-year-old singer will receive the honor at the Recording Academy's charity fundraiser on January 24, 2014, two days before Grammy Awards.
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'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical' to Open on Broadway in 2014

March 16, 2013 03:03:09 GMT

A musical about the life and career of Grammy-winning singer/songwriter plans to start viewing on Broadway in spring 2014. "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" will include hits written by King and his former husband Gerry Goffin, as well as Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil.
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Carole King to Receive Prestigious Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

December 14, 2012 07:01:08 GMT

has been named the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song recipient by the Library of Congress. The veteran singer and songwriter is also the first woman to be given the prestigious prize, which applauds the "lifetime achievement of artists whose work exemplifies the standard of excellence associated with towering songwriters George and Ira Gershwin." She will receive the distinction for her vast body of work in music spanning five decades.
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Jack Johnson Debuts Atop Billboard Hot 200

June 10, 2010 06:39:28 GMT

enters Billboard Hot 200 at the first place this week with his new release "" and scores his third No. 1 album. It has sold around 243,000 copies, breaking record of an eight-week long streak of chart toppers selling less than 200,000.
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OneRepublic Debut 'Marchin On' Music Video

June 03, 2010 07:57:05 GMT

's live performance scene is highlighted in a newly-premiered music video for their single "Marchin On". The band's members Ryan Tedder, Zach Filkins, Brent Kutzle, Drew Brown and Eddie Fisher are featured in individual scenes in addition to gathering in one shot.
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First Look: Showtime's Historical Drama 'The Borgias'

June 03, 2010 07:53:38 GMT

The first look into Showtime's "" is shared through a behind-the-scene footage. A new series coming from the director of "Interview with the Vampires", Neil Jordan, "Borgias" is a historical drama which is Showtime's resort to replace "".
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Jonas Brothers and More Featured in Disney's New Friends for Change

June 03, 2010 07:24:13 GMT

Disney has posted a special footage for their Friends for Change project. In the more-than-2-minute clip, lots of Disney stars urge fans to take action and change their habit in order make the world a better place. Ideas on what they could do include recycling, using electricity wisely and volunteering for community.
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Official Cover Art of Kanye West's 'Power'

June 03, 2010 07:16:58 GMT

An artwork featured as the cover art of 's new single "Power" has been posted on the rapper's official blog. The image is created by contemporary visual artist, George Condo, and features an illustrated headshot of Kanye with his mouth and eyes widely opened.
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Adam Lambert to Play Safe in Tour but Still Offer Tasteful Performances

June 03, 2010 06:43:55 GMT

One day before kicking off his Glam Nation tour on June 4 in Wilkes-Barre, met the press to divulge what he has planned for the traveling show. In an interview with Billboard, he is convinced that those coming to his gig will definitely "be comfortable."
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ABC Not Saving 'Adventures of Old Christine' Either

June 03, 2010 06:41:55 GMT

ABC is skipping "". The network which has previously rejected the chance to pick up "" after CBS canceled it last month, has laid the same verdict to the sitcom starring .
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Kevin Costner Welcomes His Seventh Baby

June 03, 2010 06:21:05 GMT

is officially a dad again. On Wednesday, June 2 in Los Angeles, the "Waterworld" star welcomed his third child with wife Christine Baumgartner. The baby daughter is named Grace Avery Costner.
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'The A-Team' Unleashes Four New Clips

June 03, 2010 06:17:15 GMT

The 20th Century Fox has generously shared the scenes from "" by debuting some new clips. Making their way out via Yahoo! Movies, three of the videos give a look at never-before-seen footage.
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'Glee Volume 3' Soundtrack Holds No. 1 on Albums Chart

June 03, 2010 06:01:55 GMT

This week, Billboard Hot 200 is quite sleepy as there is only one new entry, ' self-titled album, which is able to crack the Top 10 by bowing at the second place with 62,000 copies. Standing in the band's way to take the top spot is last week's champ "Glee: The Music, Volume 3 Showstoppers" which stays at No. 1 with 63,000 units.
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'Cats and Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore' Welcomes New Trailer

May 20, 2010 07:01:10 GMT

Warner Bros. Pictures has released a new trailer for "". Making its way out via Yahoo! Movies, the video gives away more scenes from the film, showing how the dogs react to the new threat spread by a cat who wants to enslave people.
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Drake Announces Second Leg of Away From Home Tour

May 20, 2010 06:34:38 GMT

After finishing the first leg of his Away From Home tour, announced a number of new dates to extend the traveling show. The Canadian rapper has started the second leg of his tour on May 17 at Ogden Theater in Denver.
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Last Season of 'Smallville' Brings Back Chloe

May 20, 2010 06:13:16 GMT

"" will pull down the curtain after a decade long entertaining sci-fi fans. who plays young Clark Kent has confirmed that the show is not returning on screen after the upcoming tenth season, saying "Season 10 of Smallville will be the last season".
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Justin Bieber Returns to No. 1 on Hot 200

May 20, 2010 05:01:02 GMT

reclaims the first position on Billboard Hot 200 with "" and it becomes his fourth non-consecutive week at the top spot. Last week, he sat at the fifth place with 64,000 copies and now he secures the No. 1 spot with just little over 60,000 units.
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Godsmack Top Billboard 200, Eminem Rules Hot 100

May 13, 2010 06:25:24 GMT

score their third No. 1 album this week with their fifth studio album "". Making its way out in the United States on May 4, the effort rules Billboard Hot 200 with 117,000 copies. Previously, they claimed the hot spot with their 2006 "IV" and 2003 "".
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Lady GaGa, Justin Bieber and More Up for 'TODAY' Concert Series

April 14, 2010 07:40:01 GMT

The line-up of this year's "TODAY" show's summer concert series has been announced. , , , and are some of the musical guests listed on the bill.
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Nick Jonas to Perform at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony

March 15, 2010 08:12:16 GMT

is expected to perform at the 25th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. The youngest member of the reportedly is scheduled to sing "A Teenager In Love", a 1959 song written by this year's inductee Mort Shuman and previously-inducted musician Doc Pomus.
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