38th annual Kennedy Center Honors (Photos, Videos)

Director George Lucas, singer-songwriter Carole King, actress and singer Rita Moreno, conductor Seiji Ozawa and actress Cicely Tyson were honored Dec. 6, 2015. (WTOP/Jason Fraley)
Introduction The 38th annual Kennedy Center Honors celebrated singer-songwriter Carole King, director George Lucas, actress and singer Rita Moreno, conductor Seiji Ozawa and actress Cicely Tyson on Dec. 6, 2015. The event will be broadcast on CBS on Dec. 29. Until then, listen to audio highlights below and click through our gallery to watch video interviews with the five honorees, as well as other famous guests on the red carpet with WTOP’s Jason Fraley. (WTOP/Jason Fraley) (WTOP/Jason Fraley)
President Barack Obama waves as first lady Michelle Obama speaks to honoree singer-songwriter Carole King, left, as the Obama's arrive to the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, after the president made an address to the nation, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
President Barack Obama waves as first lady Michelle Obama speaks to honoree singer-songwriter Carole King, left, as the Obama’s arrive to the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, after the president made an address to the nation, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) (AP/Jacquelyn Martin)
Barack Obama, Michelle Obama
President Barack Obama, with first lady Michelle Obama, waves as they arrive at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, after the President made an address to the nation, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) (AP)
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 06: Honoree George Lucas and Mellody Hobson arrive at the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Gala at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on December 6, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Kris Connor/Getty Images)
Honoree George Lucas and Mellody Hobson arrive at the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Gala at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on December 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. Watch WTOP’s Jason Fraley talk to Lucas in the following slide. (Kris Connor/Getty Images) (Kris Connor)
George Lucas hits the red carpet as he’s honored at the Kennedy Center Honors. (WTOP/Jason Fraley) Lucas Tribute Highlights: Steven Spielberg and Marin Scorsese deliver remarks on stage; Carrie Fischer beams in with R2D2 and C3PO; live orchestra plays the themes to “Star Wars” and “Indiana Jones.” (Kris Connor)
2015 Kennedy Center Honoree Rita Moreno attends the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center Hall of States on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
2015 Kennedy Center Honoree Rita Moreno attends the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center Hall of States on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. In the next slide, WTOP’s Jason Fraley asks Moreno if she has any words of peace for the Sharks and the Jets. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP) (Greg Allen/Invision/AP/Greg Allen)
“West Side Story” star Rita Moreno, a rare winner of the Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony, hits the red carpet as she’s honored at the Kennedy Center Honors. (WTOP/Jason Fraley) Moreno Tribute Highlights: Broadway stars perform “America” from “West Side Story;” “Jane the Virgin” star delivers inspirational remarks on stage; Rosie Perez sings “Fever” with The Muppets’ Animal on drums (Greg Allen/Invision/AP/Greg Allen)
Honoree Rita Moreno is pictured here with her daughter, Fernanda. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Honoree Rita Moreno is pictured here with her daughter, Fernanda. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) ((Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com))
2015 Kennedy Center Honoree Carole King attends the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center Hall of States on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
2015 Kennedy Center Honoree Carole King attends the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center Hall of States on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. Listen to WTOP’s Jason Fraley talk to King about “Beautiful” in the following slide. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP) (Greg Allen/Invision/AP/Greg Allen)
Carole King hits the red carpet as she’s honored at the Kennedy Center Honors. (WTOP/Jason Fraley) King Tribute Highlights: Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks on stage; Broadway cast of “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” performs selected scenes; James Taylor strums to “Up on the Roof;” Sara Bareilles sings “You’ve Got a Friend” at the piano; Aretha Franklin belts “Natural Woman” to a standing ovation, followed by an encore of “I Feel the Earth Move.” (Greg Allen/Invision/AP/Greg Allen)
The Broadway cast of the musical "Beautiful" is seen here at the Kennedy Center Honors. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
The Broadway cast of the musical “Beautiful” is seen here at the Kennedy Center Honors. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) ((Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com))
Cicely Tyson
2015 Kennedy Center Honoree Cicely Tyson attends the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center Hall of States on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. Listen to an interview with Tyson in the following slide. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP) (Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
Actress Cicely Tyson (“Roots,” “Sounder,” “Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman”) hits the red carpet as she’s honored by the Kennedy Center Honors. (WTOP/Jason Fraley) Tyson Tribute Highlights:  Viola Davis and Kerry Washington deliver remarks on stage; giant gospel performance with choir. (Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
2015 Kennedy Center Honoree Seiji Ozawa attends the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center Hall of States on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
2015 Kennedy Center Honoree Seiji Ozawa attends the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center Hall of States on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. Listen to Ozawa talk to WTOP’s Jason Fraley about how he became a composer — spoiler alert: it involved a sports injury — in the following slide. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP) (Greg Allen/Invision/AP/Greg Allen)
Legendary composer Seiji Ozawa hits the red carpet — and shares his rugby story that got him into conducting — as he’s honored at the Kennedy Center Honors. (WTOP/Jason Fraley) Ozawa Tribute Highlights: Yo Yo Ma conducts live orchestra performance of Tchaikovsky; John Williams narrates video package about the influence of Ozawa’s conducting (Greg Allen/Invision/AP/Greg Allen)
Aretha Franklin and Clive Davis are pictured here on the red carpet. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Aretha Franklin, left, and Clive Davis attend the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center Hall of States on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. In the next video slide, watch Franklin and Davis talk to WTOP’s Jason Fraley about their Carole King favorites. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) ((Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com))
Legendary singer Aretha Franklin and music producer Clive Davis hit the red carpet at the Kennedy Center Honors, before Franklin’s “Natural Woman” tribute to Carole King, which earned a standing ovation. (WTOP/Jason Fraley) ((Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com))
Gayle King attends the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center Hall of States on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
Gayle King attends the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center Hall of States on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. In the following slide, Gayle King lets WTOP’s Jason Fraley in on a “Star Wars” secret. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP) (Greg Allen/Invision/AP/Greg Allen)
TV personality Gayle King hits the red carpet with her daughter at the Kennedy Center Honors. (WTOP/Jason Fraley) (Greg Allen/Invision/AP/Greg Allen)
Gayle King and her daughter Kirby Bumpus are seen here at the Kennedy Center Honors on Dec. 6, 2015. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Gayle King and her daughter Kirby Bumpus are seen here at the Kennedy Center Honors on Dec. 6, 2015. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) ((Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com))
Stephen Colbert attends the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center Hall of States on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
The event’s emcee Stephen Colbert attends the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center Hall of States on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP) (Greg Allen/Invision/AP/Greg Allen)
Actress Rosie Perez, right, is seen at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors reception in the East Room of the White House, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. The 2015 Kennedy Center Honors Honorees are singer-songwriter Carole King, filmmaker George Lucas, actress and singer Rita Moreno, conductor Seiji Ozawa, and actress Cicely Tyson. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Actress Rosie Perez is seen at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors reception in the East Room of the White House, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. The 2015 Kennedy Center Honors Honorees are singer-songwriter Carole King, filmmaker George Lucas, actress and singer Rita Moreno, conductor Seiji Ozawa, and actress Cicely Tyson. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP/Andrew Harnik)
Rosie Perez stops to answer questions on the red carpet at the Kennedy Center Honors. She would later perform “Fever” with The Muppets’ Animal on drums. (WTOP/Jason Fraley) (AP/Andrew Harnik)
Rosie Perez is pictured here wit her husband, Eric Haze. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Rosie Perez is pictured here with her husband, Eric Haze. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Country singer Miranda Lambert is pictured here at the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Country singer Miranda Lambert is pictured here at the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors. She would later perform “Desperado” by The Eagles, who pulled out because of an illness and will be honored next year instead. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) ((Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com))
Lynda Carter is seen here at the 38th annual Kennedy Center Honors on Dec. 6, 2015. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Lynda Carter is seen here at the 38th annual Kennedy Center Honors on Dec. 6, 2015. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) In the next slide, Carter shares her respect for Carole King with WTOP’s Jason Fraley.
Lynda Carter, who memorably starred in the 1970s TV series “Wonder Woman,” drops by the Kennedy Center Honors. (WTOP/Jason Fraley)
Tyler Perry makes a red carpet stop at the 38th annual Kennedy Center Honors. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Tyler Perry makes a red carpet stop at the 38th annual Kennedy Center Honors. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) ((Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com))
Director Steven Spielberg is pictured here on the red carpet at the 38th annual Kennedy Center Honors. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Director Steven Spielberg is pictured here on the red carpet at the 38th annual Kennedy Center Honors. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) ((Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com))
Julie Chen, left, and Les Moonves attend the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center Hall of States on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
Julie Chen, left, and Les Moonves attend the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center Hall of States on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. Flip to the next slide to hear Moonves and Chen share their first “Star Wars” experiences with WTOP’s Jason Fraley. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP) (Greg Allen/Invision/AP/Greg Allen)
CBS president Les Moonves and TV personality Julie Chen visit the Kennedy Center Honors. (WTOP/Jason Fraley) (Greg Allen/Invision/AP/Greg Allen)
Ballet dancer Tiler Peck is seen here at the 38th annual Kennedy Center Honors. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Ballet dancer Tiler Peck is seen here at the 38th annual Kennedy Center Honors. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) ((Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com))
Gina Rodriguez, star of "Jane the Virgin," is seen here at the 38th annual Kennedy Center Honors. (www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Gina Rodriguez, star of “Jane the Virgin,” is seen here at the 38th annual Kennedy Center Honors. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) (www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde is seen here at the 38th annual Kennedy Center Honors. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde is seen here at the 38th annual Kennedy Center Honors. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) ((Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com))
Pictured here is jazz pianist and arranger Herbie Hancock. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Pictured here is jazz pianist and arranger Herbie Hancock. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) ((Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com))
Actress Viola Davis is seen on the red carpet of the Kennedy Center Honors with husband Julius Tennon. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Actress Viola Davis is seen on the red carpet of the Kennedy Center Honors with husband Julius Tennon. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) ((Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com))
Laurence Fishburne at the 38th annual Kennedy Center Honors with wife Gina Torres. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Laurence Fishburne at the 38th annual Kennedy Center Honors with wife Gina Torres. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) ((Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com))
Singer Janelle Monae is seen here at the Kennedy Center Honors. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Singer Janelle Monae is seen here at the Kennedy Center Honors. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com) ((Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com))
Director Martin Scorsese arrives at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors reception in the East Room of the White House, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. The 2015 Kennedy Center Honors Honorees are singer-songwriter Carole King, filmmaker George Lucas, actress and singer Rita Moreno, conductor Seiji Ozawa, and actress Cicely Tyson. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Director Martin Scorsese arrives at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors reception in the East Room of the White House, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. The 2015 Kennedy Center Honors Honorees are singer-songwriter Carole King, filmmaker George Lucas, actress and singer Rita Moreno, conductor Seiji Ozawa, and actress Cicely Tyson. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP/Andrew Harnik)
Chinese American cellist Yo-Yo Ma arrives at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors reception in the East Room of the White House, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. The 2015 Kennedy Center Honors Honorees are singer-songwriter Carole King, filmmaker George Lucas, actress and singer Rita Moreno, conductor Seiji Ozawa, and actress Cicely Tyson. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Chinese American cellist Yo-Yo Ma arrives at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors reception in the East Room of the White House, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. The 2015 Kennedy Center Honors Honorees are singer-songwriter Carole King, filmmaker George Lucas, actress and singer Rita Moreno, conductor Seiji Ozawa, and actress Cicely Tyson. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP/Andrew Harnik)
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors reception in the East Room of the White House, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. The 2015 Kennedy Center Honors Honorees are singer-songwriter Carole King, filmmaker George Lucas, actress and singer Rita Moreno, conductor Seiji Ozawa, and actress Cicely Tyson. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors reception in the East Room of the White House, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. The 2015 Kennedy Center Honors Honorees are singer-songwriter Carole King, filmmaker George Lucas, actress and singer Rita Moreno, conductor Seiji Ozawa, and actress Cicely Tyson. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP/Andrew Harnik)
Kerry Washington
Kerry Washington attends the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center Hall of States on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP) (Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
Kerry Washington
Kerry Washington attends the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center Hall of States on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP) (Greg Allen/Invision/AP/Greg Allen)
The 2015 Kennedy Center Honors Honorees, from left, actress Cicely Tyson, conductor Seiji Ozawa, actress and singer Rita Moreno, filmmaker George Lucas, and singer-songwriter Carole King stand on stage during a reception for them in the East Room of the White House, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
The 2015 Kennedy Center Honors Honorees, from left, actress Cicely Tyson, conductor Seiji Ozawa, actress and singer Rita Moreno, filmmaker George Lucas, and singer-songwriter Carole King stand on stage during a reception for them in the East Room of the White House, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP/Andrew Harnik)
2015 Kennedy Center Honors honorees from left, actress and singer Rita Moreno, filmmaker George Lucas, and singer-songwriter Carole King, react as President Barack Obama speaks about Lucas during the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
2015 Kennedy Center Honors honorees from left, actress and singer Rita Moreno, filmmaker George Lucas, and singer-songwriter Carole King, react as President Barack Obama speaks about Lucas during the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) (AP/Jacquelyn Martin)
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) (AP/Jacquelyn Martin)
Carole King, Cicely Tyson, Seiji Ozawa
Kennedy Center Honorees for 2015, from left, Carole King, Cicely Tyson, and Seiji Ozawa hold hands as they sit for a group photo following the State Department Dinner for the Kennedy Center Honors on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf) (AP)
Carole King, Cicely Tyson, Rita Moreno, George Lucas, Seiji Ozawa, Ricky Kirshner, Glenn Weiss, John Kerry, Teresa Heinz-Kerry, Deborah Rutter
Kennedy Center President Deborah Rutter, front row from left, poses for a photo with Teresa Heinz Kerry, 2015 Kennedy Center Honorees Carole King, Cicely Tyson, Seiji Ozawa, and Producers Ricky Kirshner, back row from left, Glenn Weiss, Secretary of State John Kerry, 2015 Kennedy Center Honorees Rita Moreno and George Lucas and David Rubenstein following the State Department Dinner for the Kennedy Center Honors on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf) (AP)
Carole King, Cicely Tyson, Rita Moreno, George Lucas, Seiji Ozawa
The 2015 Kennedy Center Honorees, from left, Seiji Ozawa, Rita Moreno, Carole King, George Lucas and Cicely Tyson pose for a group photo following the State Department Dinner for the Kennedy Center Honors on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf) (AP)
President Obama salutes the honorees at the White House. The full show of the Kennedy Center Honors airs Dec. 29 on CBS. (AP)
(1/50)
Director George Lucas, singer-songwriter Carole King, actress and singer Rita Moreno, conductor Seiji Ozawa and actress Cicely Tyson were honored Dec. 6, 2015. (WTOP/Jason Fraley)
President Barack Obama waves as first lady Michelle Obama speaks to honoree singer-songwriter Carole King, left, as the Obama's arrive to the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, after the president made an address to the nation, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Barack Obama, Michelle Obama
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 06: Honoree George Lucas and Mellody Hobson arrive at the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Gala at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on December 6, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Kris Connor/Getty Images)
2015 Kennedy Center Honoree Rita Moreno attends the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center Hall of States on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
Honoree Rita Moreno is pictured here with her daughter, Fernanda. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
2015 Kennedy Center Honoree Carole King attends the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center Hall of States on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
The Broadway cast of the musical "Beautiful" is seen here at the Kennedy Center Honors. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Cicely Tyson
2015 Kennedy Center Honoree Seiji Ozawa attends the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center Hall of States on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
Aretha Franklin and Clive Davis are pictured here on the red carpet. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Gayle King attends the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center Hall of States on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
Gayle King and her daughter Kirby Bumpus are seen here at the Kennedy Center Honors on Dec. 6, 2015. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Stephen Colbert attends the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center Hall of States on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
Actress Rosie Perez, right, is seen at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors reception in the East Room of the White House, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. The 2015 Kennedy Center Honors Honorees are singer-songwriter Carole King, filmmaker George Lucas, actress and singer Rita Moreno, conductor Seiji Ozawa, and actress Cicely Tyson. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Rosie Perez is pictured here wit her husband, Eric Haze. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Country singer Miranda Lambert is pictured here at the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Lynda Carter is seen here at the 38th annual Kennedy Center Honors on Dec. 6, 2015. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Tyler Perry makes a red carpet stop at the 38th annual Kennedy Center Honors. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Director Steven Spielberg is pictured here on the red carpet at the 38th annual Kennedy Center Honors. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Julie Chen, left, and Les Moonves attend the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center Hall of States on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
Ballet dancer Tiler Peck is seen here at the 38th annual Kennedy Center Honors. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Gina Rodriguez, star of "Jane the Virgin," is seen here at the 38th annual Kennedy Center Honors. (www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde is seen here at the 38th annual Kennedy Center Honors. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Pictured here is jazz pianist and arranger Herbie Hancock. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Actress Viola Davis is seen on the red carpet of the Kennedy Center Honors with husband Julius Tennon. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Laurence Fishburne at the 38th annual Kennedy Center Honors with wife Gina Torres. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Singer Janelle Monae is seen here at the Kennedy Center Honors. (Courtesy Shannon Finney, www.shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Director Martin Scorsese arrives at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors reception in the East Room of the White House, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. The 2015 Kennedy Center Honors Honorees are singer-songwriter Carole King, filmmaker George Lucas, actress and singer Rita Moreno, conductor Seiji Ozawa, and actress Cicely Tyson. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Chinese American cellist Yo-Yo Ma arrives at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors reception in the East Room of the White House, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. The 2015 Kennedy Center Honors Honorees are singer-songwriter Carole King, filmmaker George Lucas, actress and singer Rita Moreno, conductor Seiji Ozawa, and actress Cicely Tyson. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors reception in the East Room of the White House, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. The 2015 Kennedy Center Honors Honorees are singer-songwriter Carole King, filmmaker George Lucas, actress and singer Rita Moreno, conductor Seiji Ozawa, and actress Cicely Tyson. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Kerry Washington
Kerry Washington
The 2015 Kennedy Center Honors Honorees, from left, actress Cicely Tyson, conductor Seiji Ozawa, actress and singer Rita Moreno, filmmaker George Lucas, and singer-songwriter Carole King stand on stage during a reception for them in the East Room of the White House, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
2015 Kennedy Center Honors honorees from left, actress and singer Rita Moreno, filmmaker George Lucas, and singer-songwriter Carole King, react as President Barack Obama speaks about Lucas during the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Carole King, Cicely Tyson, Seiji Ozawa
Carole King, Cicely Tyson, Rita Moreno, George Lucas, Seiji Ozawa, Ricky Kirshner, Glenn Weiss, John Kerry, Teresa Heinz-Kerry, Deborah Rutter
Carole King, Cicely Tyson, Rita Moreno, George Lucas, Seiji Ozawa
November 29, 2019 | (Jason Fraley)
November 29, 2019 | (Jason Fraley)

Follow @WTOP on Twitter and WTOP on Facebook.

© 2015 WTOP. All Rights Reserved.

More from WTOP

Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you.

Sign up