Honors Carole King, Recipient of the 2013 Gershwin Prize
“Carole King: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize In Performance at the White House” is a PBS music special featuring an all-star tribute to singer and songwriter Carole King, the 2013 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The special will include performances by King, as well as by Gloria Estefan, Billy Joel, Jesse McCartney, Emeli Sand├®, James Taylor and Trisha Yearwood.The Gershwin Prize honors the lifetime achievements of artists whose work exemplifies the standard of excellence associated with songwriters George and Ira Gershwin. King is known for such beloved hits as “You’ve Got a Friend,” “So Far Away,” “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” and “I Feel the Earth Move.”
Airdate: “Carole King: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize In Performance at the White House” premieres Tuesday, May 28 at 8 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide (check local listings).
Read more details at WhiteHouse.gov.