The Original Broadway Cast Recording of the Tony Award-nominated Best Musical 'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical' has debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top Broadway Albums Chart!  In addition, the Cast Recording also came in at #60 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart, an album debut that only The Book of Mormon and Kinky Boots have achieved in the last few years.

The album, released May 13th, is produced by Jason Howland, Steve Sidwell and Billy Jay Stein, with Kurt Deutsch serving as Executive Producer.

'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" is the proud recipent of two 2014 Tony Awards.  Jessie Mueller received the 2014 Tony Award for the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical.  Brian Ronan received the 2014 Tony Award for Best Sound Design of a Musical

Los Angeles (June 19, 2014) – Gerald "Gerry" Goffin, the legendary lyricist who, with songwriting partner (and first wife) Carole King, was responsible for some of the greatest popular hits of the 20th Century, died at his home of natural causes early this morning, Thursday, June 19, 2014. The announcement was made by his wife Michele Goffin.

Actors' Equity Association ("AEA" or Equity) announced that 'Beautiful - The Carole King Musical' will receive the eighth annual "ACCA" Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus. Presented by Equity's Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs (ACCA), the ACCA Award is the only industry accolade of its kind to honor the distinctive talents and contributions made by the original chorus members of a Broadway musical.

The 2014 Tony Awards, hosted by Hugh Jackman, was broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, on Sunday, June 8th on CBS.  Carole King appeared and performed at the live broadcast.

This year's highly anticipated 2014 Tony Award Nominations were announced on April 29 and 'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical' has received seven nominations!

The 'Beautiful' nominations include:

The documentary film, 'You've Got A Friend - The Carole King Story' will make it's debut on BBC Four Friday, June 6, 2014 at 9 PM.

The film tells the story of Carole King's upbringing in Brooklyn and the subsequent success that she had as half of husband and wife songwriting team Goffin and King for Aldon Music.

Some wonderful unseen material and home movies will be featured in the film that chronicles Carole's life as an acclaimed singer-songwriter.  To date, more than 400 of her compositions have been recorded by over 1,000 artists, resulting in 100 hit singles.

Carole King, Queen Latifah, Andy Garcia, Rita Moreno, Jordin Sparks, Ricky Martin, Fantine and Jon Secada performed at the annual Power of Love gala honoring Gloria and Emilio Estefan.  

Carole King surprised the cast and crew of "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" Thursday evening April 3rd, when she appeared onstage after the curtain call as they were doing an appeal for the Broadway Cares/Equity Fight AIDS.

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"Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" has opened in New York in 2014.  The Broadway show previews began Nov. 21, 2013 prior to the Jan. 12, 2014 opening.  To purchase tickets, please click here.

Beautiful, is directed by Marc Bruni and choreographed by Josh Prince.  Jessie Mueller has been tapped to topline the production.  

Carole 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 a range of philanthropic activities over the years.