2 Jan, 2013 In
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Tagged as: bruce springsteen, eddie vedder, faith hill, jackson browne, kenny chesney, mumford and sons, musicares, sting, tim mcgraw |
Bruce Springsteen - Photo Credit: Danny Clinch
The Recording Academy’s announced an impressive list of performers for the 2013 MusiCares Person of the Year Tribute honoring Bruce Springsteen. Taking part in the tribute to The Boss will be Alabama Shakes, Jackson Browne, Kenny Chesney, Ben Harper, Emmylou Harris, Faith Hill, Jim James, Elton John, Juanes, John Legend, Natalie Maines, Tim McGraw, Tom Morello, Mumford & Sons, Patti Smith, Mavis Staples, Sting, Eddie Vedder, and Neil Young. Wow.
Jon Stewart’s been tapped to host the event which is set to take place on February 8, 2013 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall.
Springsteen will be joining a list of past honorees that includes Tony Bennett, Bono, Natalie Cole, Phil Collins, David Crosby, Neil Diamond, Gloria Estefan, Aretha Franklin, Don Henley, Billy Joel, Elton John, Quincy Jones, Paul McCartney, Luciano Pavarotti, Bonnie Raitt, Paul Simon, Sting, Barbra Streisand, James Taylor, Brian Wilson, Stevie Wonder, and Neil Young.
This year’s star-studded tribute will benefit MusiCares’ emergency financial assistance and addiction recovery programs.
Source: The Recording Academy
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Journalist covering the entertainment industry for more than 15 years, including 13 years as the writer for About.com's Hollywood Movies site. Member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association, Alliance of Women Film Journalists, and President of the San Diego Film Critics Society.
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