TOKYO, JAPAN - Last November, Carole King joined forces in Japan with Mary J. Blige and Fergie, for the "3 Great American Voices" tour. The shows featured one set from all three women, with all three performing the encores together. The closing night of of the tour at Tokyo's legendary Budokan, was filmed by NHK Television for their "World Premium Live" program, aired on NHK BShi in two parts.
On April 4th, the sets from Fergie and Mary J. Blige were broadcast. A week later the program featured the Carole King set as well as the two encore songs.