LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Lorna Guess, long-time manager of Carole King has announced that she will be stepping down after 23 years.
Guess said that King's daughter, Sherry Kondor will be taking over management duties for the performer, effective immediately.
In addition to King, Kondor and her company Good Noize Entertainment rep Jesse McCartney, and are working on developing the career of artist Guinevere.
"My path has crossed with some the most interesting and talented people during the past twenty-three years, and so many of you have become friends and teammates through our projects together. Thank you very much for that honor." Guess said in a statement.
King, who at the tender age of 18 in 1961 had her first #1 hit with "Will You Love Me Tomorrow," has gone on to win 4 Grammys and inductions into both the Rock & Roll and Songwriter Halls of Fame. Her seminal album "Tapestry" lingered at #1 for 15 weeks and has sold more than 10 million copies in the U.S. Last month King signed a book deal for an autobiography to be titled "A Natural Woman" with Grand Central Publishing. – Ian Courtney