GOOD WORKS : MusiCares Raises $5.5m For Musicians In Need

MusiCares annual charity event honors Carole King and raises money for musicians in need. Musicians helping musicians, we like it.

Carole King still sees herself “first, last and always a songwriter,” she said as she accepted MusiCare’s 2013 Person of the Year honors last night at the Los Angeles Convention Center. But even after decades of hits written for herself and others, she was clearly moved by the night’s lineup of performers in her honor, including Lady Gaga, James Taylor, Steven Tyler, Pink, Will.I.Am and Alicia Keys.

The evening raised $5.5 million for MusiCares, which provides emergency financial assistance and addiction recovery programs to musicians in need.

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http://variety.com/2014/scene/news/grammy-awards-lady-gaga-musicares-carole-king-1201070625/

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/lady-gaga-james-taylor-and-more-honor-carole-king-at-musicares-gala-20140125

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