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Aretha Franklin Pays Tribute to Carole King At Kennedy Center Honors

The Kennedy Center Honors ceremony was held Sunday night, where this year’s honorees were celebrated for their lifetime contributions to American culture. The chosen few included songwriter Carole King, actress and singer Rita Moreno, conductor Seiji Ozawa, Broadway star Cicely Tyson and filmmaker George Lucas.

… Aretha Franklin brought the house down in her closing performance of the song she immortalized, “Natural Woman.” King was visibly moved by the powerhouse. The Kennedy Center Honors will be broadcast on CBS on December 29.

Read more and watch a clip of the performance at CBS This Morning.