Performers Announced for the 2013 MusiCares Person of the Year TributeThe 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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