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2Jan
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Jon Stewart To Host MusicCares Person Of The Year Event For Bruce Springsteen; Performers Announced

Bruce Springsteen & Jon Stewart Photo: Sacha Lecca

Jon Stewart has been tapped to host the MusicCares Person of The Year Tribute To Bruce Springsteen. Also announced is a bevvy of musical talent that will perform at the event.

The performers 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.

Previous MusicCares Person Of The Year Awards have been given to 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.

Proceeds from the annual Person of the Year tribute — now in its 23rd year — provide essential support for MusiCares, which ensures that music people have a place to turn in times of financial, medical, and personal need.

The event will take place Grammy Weekend on Friday, February 8th.-DocFB

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