Carole King: Strong Connection With Sara Bareilles

January 23, 2014 -- 8:34 pm PST

Carole King discussed her "strong connection" with Sara Bareilles and being honored as the MusiCares Person of the Year during rehearsals for the MusiCares Person of the Year gala on Jan. 23 in Los Angeles. 

King will be honored as the 2014 MusiCares Person of the Year on Jan. 24 at a special tribute concert and dinner, recognizing her accomplishments as an artist and humanitarian. A star-studded lineup will perform in tribute to King, including Bareilles, Louise Goffin, Amy Grant, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, Miguel, Pink, James Taylor, Steven Tyler, and, among others.

MusiCares' mission is to ensure that music people have a compassionate place to turn in times of need while focusing the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community. You can learn more about MusiCares at

Visit on Jan. 25 for a full recap, photos and video interviews from the MusiCares Person of the Year gala.