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President Obama to honor Carole King

Singer-songwriter Carole King will be honored at the White House Wednesday as the first woman to receive the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from the Library of Congress. The White House says President Obama will present the award to King during a concert that will include performances by King, Gloria Estefan, Billy Joel, Jesse McCartney, Emeli Sande, James Taylor, and Trisha
Yearwood
. It will be streamed live at 7 p.m. Wednesday on www.whitehouse.gov and broadcast nationally by PBS stations on May 28.

New ratings low for ‘Idol’

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