John Legend, Mumford & Sons, Sting and more will come together for a special tribute to legendary recording artist Bruce Springsteen next month.
According to Recording Academy organizers, Springsteen has been named this year’s MusiCares Person of the Year. He follows previous honorees, including Aretha Franklin and Paul McCartney.
Kenny Chesney, Ben Harper, Alabama Shakes, Jackson Browne, Tim McGraw, Patti Smith, Mavis Staples, Eddie Vedder and Neil Young are also slated to perform.
Established in 1989 by The Recording Academy, MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares’ services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community. For more information, please visit www.musicares.org.
The MusiCares Person of the Year event takes place Feb. 8 in Los Angeles, just two days before the anticipated Grammy Awards.