News

The Goffin & King Foundation announced on April 29th,  Iso Booth: Goffin & King Foundation Quarantine Cover Contest, an online-only series for musicians to arrange, record and submit their own songs from the mind-boggling Goffin & King catalog.  In partnership with the launch of the foundation's new virtual community - The GKF Songwriter Lounge on Facebook - the contest  allows creatives to put their own spin on classics. 

The 2020 "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" UK Tour Company got together virtually to perform one of Carole's many hit songs, "I Feel the Earth Move".  

All Together Now

Carole King will join a long list of performers for ALL TOGETHER NOW, an online concert event to help the City of Los Angeles during the coronavirus pandemic.  

Eighty cast members and musicians worldwide from the musical hit 'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical' collaborated from their homes to perform a socially distanced version of "You've Got A Friend".   

Songwriter, artist and producer, Louise Goffin has launched a BRAND NEW podcast called songchronicles

Song Chronicles is a compelling oral history told through Louise's conversations with her fellow writers, musicians, producers and artists who create the music we know and love.

On this date, February 10, 1971, the album Tapestry by Carole King was released on Ode Records.

Tapestry is one of the best selling albums of all time, with over 25 million copies sold worldwide.  It has been certified Diamond by the RIAA in the United States, with more than 10 million copies sold. "It's Too Late" was gold certified by the RIAA.  

Sunday, November 24, 2019, was a historic night at the 47th American Music Awards as Carole King presented the Artist of the Decade Award to Taylor Swift.

"Over the years, I have known some great songwriters and I have also known some great singers and performers," Carole said.  "It's rare to see all those talents in one person. Taylor Swift. She is one of the only modern pop artists whose name appears as the sole songwriter in her song credits.  Her lyrics resonate across all generations, her songs touch everyone and her impact around the world is extraordinary."  

Sunday, October 27, 2019 will be the final performance on Broadway of "Beautiful - The Carole King Musical."

"In a life and career so filled with blessings and honors, I can't think of anything quite so meaningful as the dignity and respect these six remarkable actors brought to my personal story," she told the NY Post of the women who portrayed her.

The smash Broadway hit has garnered Tony and Grammy Awards during it's 6 year run in addition to the prestigious Olivier Awards in the U.K. and the Helpmann Awards in Australia.

Carole King is urging climate action to support NREPA, on this powerful day of Global Movement.  The Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act will protect 24 million acres of carbon storage. 

Ask your Representatives, Senators and Candidates if they support NREPA and tell them they will need to work harder to earn your vote.  

Carole King joined the list of performers including Queen + Adam Lambert, Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keys, OneRepublic and H.E.R. at Global Citizen Festival in NYC on September 28, 2019.  Hosted by Deborra-Lee Furness and Hugh Jackman the festival also includes special guests French Montana, Ben Platt, Jon Batiste and Stay Human.