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Stars salute Carole King for her MusicCares' Person of the Year honor

Leading up to the 56th Annual Grammy Awards Sunday in Los Angeles, stars saluted Carole King, Friday night as she received the MusiCares' Person of the Year honor.

Carole King
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James Taylor, Pink and Steven Tyler were among the stars showing their appreciation for King.

The event, hosted by Jimmy Kimmell, reportedly raised $5.5 million for MusiCares, an organization the helps musicians in need.

MusiCares was established in 1989 by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. www.musiccares.com

Notable performances included Lady Gaga singing "You've Got A Friend" and Gloria Estefan delivering her version of "It's Too Late."