Sara Beth Bareilles (, bə-RELL-iss; born December 7, 1979) is an American singer-songwriter, actress, author, and producer. Bareilles released her debut studio album Careful Confessions in 2004. She received further recognition with the release of her second studio album Little Voice (2007). The album included the hit single "Love Song", which reached no. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and earned her two Grammy Award nominations, including Song of the Year. In 2010, she released her third studio album Kaleidoscope Heart, with its lead single "King of Anything" earning a Grammy Award nomination. In 2011, Bareilles served as a judge in the third season of the NBC singing competition series The Sing-Off. In 2013, she released her fourth studio album The Blessed Unrest, which earned two Grammy Award nominations, including Album of the Year.