The “Wildest Dreams” singer is overcome with emotion as she helps celebrate the “You’ve Got a Friend” star at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
Taylor Swift was “moved and honored” to induct Carole king in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday night (October 30, 21).
The “Love Story” singer paid tribute to the songwriting icon with a rendition of her “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?” after delivering a moving speech to salute King, who became the third female artist in history to be twice inducted into the Hall of Fame.
“I grew up dancing in the living room with my feet shod to the sound of Carole’s moving voice, her contagious melodies and lyrics that I, a seven year old, thought were designed for my exact and specific life experience. “Taylor said. . “I’m listening to Carole’s music now and I feel the same tingling of gratitude.”
“His songs are about the true and honest feelings that everyone has felt, currently feels, or hopes to someday experience. So it is right that they are passed on as precious heirlooms from parents to children, older siblings to older ones. young, lovers for each other. ”
“She’s an extremely generous artist in every sense of the word. She’s given us so much. And that’s why I’m moved and honored to be here tonight to give her something back. Carole, please accept your deserved place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ”
Jennifer hudson also performed as part of Carole’s induction before the legendary singer-songwriter took the stage herself with a performance of “You’ve Got a Friend in Me”.
During this time, LL Cool J was joined on stage by the two Eminem and Jennifer lopez after Dr. Dre presented him with the Hall of Fame Award for Musical Excellence. Eminem was a big surprise when he took the stage and shared a furious performance of “Rock the Bells” with the winner, and Jennifer joined the rapper for a performance of their 2003 single, “All I Have,” before LL closes her with “Mama Said Knock You Out”.