MusiCares Person of the Year: Carole King


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FOUR-TIME GRAMMY WINNER CAROLE KING TO BE HONORED AS 2014 MUSICARES PERSON OF THE YEAR

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Carole King will be 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 will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in the West Hall. Check-in will open at 5 p.m. as well as a cocktail reception and silent auction. Dinner will follow at 8 p.m. and the concert will begin at 9 p.m. Proceeds from the 24th annual benefit gala dinner and concert will provide essential support for MusiCares.

Multi-GRAMMY-winning artists the Dixie Chicks, Lady Gaga, Bette Midler, Jason Mraz, and James Taylor will perform in her honor. Music industry veterans Lou Adler, Martin Bandier, and Rob Light along with artist James Taylor are tribute chairs. Composer and arranger Robbie Kondor will be the evening's musical director. Additional performers will be announced shortly so please check back for updates.

King is being 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. 

The 2014 MusiCares Person of the Year gala will begin with a reception and silent auction offering an exclusive and unparalleled selection of luxury items, VIP experiences and one-of-a-kind celebrity memorabilia for bidding guests. The reception and silent auction will be followed by dinner, the award presentation and a star-studded tribute concert. The MusiCares Person of the Year tribute ceremony is one of the most prestigious events held during GRAMMY Week. The celebration culminates with the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. The telecast will be broadcast live on the CBS Television Network at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

MusiCares would like to thank the following table sponsors:

  • ACM Lifting Lives
  • Lou Adler
  • AEG Live
  • Apogee Digital
  • ASCAP
  • Barth Foundation
  • Cathi & John Bendheim
  • Betty Bennett & Bob Clearmountain
  • Berklee College of Music
  • BET Networks
  • Bill Silva Entertainment/Jason Mraz
  • Billboard
  • BMI
  • Capitol Music Group
  • Caron Foundation/Cirque Lodge
  • CBS
  • Chop Shop Music Group
  • Cirque Lodge
  • Citrin Cooperman
  • City National Bank
  • Clear Channel Media & Entertainment
  • Concord Music Group
  • Cooper Family Foundation
  • Country Music Association
  • Creative Artists Agency
  • Credit Suisse
  • Cumberland Heights
  • Curtom Classics
  • Deloitte & Touche
  • Lauren Shuler Donner & Richard Donner
  • Eagle Rock Entertainment
  • Electronic Arts
  • The Engdahl/Deem Group
  • Gelfand, Rennert & Feldman
  • Susan Genco/Scott Pascucci
  • Gibson Foundation
  • Greenberg Traurig
  • Haber Corporation/Vector Management
  • Harrisongs
  • Honda Center
  • IBM
  • ICM
  • King, Holmes, Paterno & Berliner LLP
  • Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences
  • Live Nation
  • Loeb & Loeb

MusiCares would like to thank the following auction donors:

  • Abanara Skin Asthetics
  • Amrita Singh Jewelry
  • Imanta Resorts
  • Turkish Airlines
  • Zhenya Gershman
  • Loree Rodkin
  • Point de Vue Salon
  • Evo
  • Destination Sama
  • Los Angeles Laser Skincare
  • David Barton Gym
  • Nelson J Salon