NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway and Hollywood stars will help add some glamour to this year’s Tony Awards, with appearances expected by Bradley Cooper, Kevin Bacon, Clint Eastwood, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Will Ferrell and Liev Schreiber.
This morning the 68th Annual Tony Awards nominations were announced and some well-known stories were among the leaders. Broadway musicals about the life of Carole King and Janis Joplin, plus the new show featuring Frozen’s Idina Menzel and the Hedwig and the Angry Inch revival were all among the nominees.
Steven Tyler, P!nk, Lady Gaga, Sara Bareilles, Zac Brown, Miranda Lambert, Miguel and Alicia Keys were among the many artists who paid tribute last night to one of the greatest songwriters of popular music.
Newly announced performers include: Sara Bareilles, P!nk, will.i.am, Miguel, Alicia Keys, Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles, Train, Martina McBride, Jakob Dylan, Darlene Love, Amy Grant, Gloria Estefan, and many more.
Carole King will join the ranks of Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney and Barbra Streisand to be celebrated in January as the 2014 MusiCares Person of the Year.
Emeli Sande sat down with Radio.com to talk about covering Beyoncé, collaborating with Kendrick Lamar and why Miguel winning a GRAMMY is so important to her.
“It was nerve-wracking but I was so excited to be there and to be able to play such an incredible song in front of the person who created it,” she said.
Some of New England’s greatest musical exports are coming together for “Boston Strong: An Evening Of Support And Celebration,” a huge fundraiser to take place at Boston’s TD Garden on May 30. Tickets from the show will benefit the One Fund Boston, a foundation set up by Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick and Boston mayor Thomas Menino to help those most affected by the tragic events that occurred on April 15.
Carole King is coming to Broadway! Well, not Carole King exactly, but the story of her life in a biographical musical entitled Beautiful: The Carole King Musical which is currently slated to open on Broadway in the spring of 2014.
Kelly Clarkson took the GRAMMY stage not to sing one of her own songs, but instead to pay tribute to two legends.