Performers for MusiCares Person of the Year Tribute Announced

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• January 2, 2013

BSPerformers have been announced for the 2013 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute, honoring Bruce Springsteen. Performers will include Kenny Chesney, Emmylou Harris, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw and Natalie Maines.

Jon Stewart will host the sold-out event on Feb. 8. in Los Angeles. Additional performances during the evening include Alabama Shakes, Ben Harper, Jim James, Juanes, John Legend, Tom Morello, Mumford & Sons, Patti Smith, Mavis Staples, Eddie Vedder and past honorees Jackson Browne, Neil Young, Elton John and StingRob Mathes will be the evening’s musical director.

Now in its 23rd year, the annual gala begins at 5:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception and auction, followed by a gala dinner and concert to support the year-round efforts of MusiCares, which ensures members of the music community have a place to turn in times of financial, medical and personal need.

Grammy Week culminates with the 55th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10, which will broadcast live on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

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