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
Diagnosis: Who will sing "Thunder Road"?....
Lady Gaga took it to a whole new level with her iHeartRadip performances over the weekend.
She performed "Sheiße & Judas" above along with other favorites below.
Sting is celebrating 25 years of being a solo artist this year, with a box set and a tour.
The "Back to Bass tour" is selling out to where more dates are being added.
To commemorate the 25th anniversary of Sting's solo career, the definitive box set Sting: 25 Years, will be released on September 27, 2011. This collection captures for the first time both the highlights and rarities of Sting's enduring solo career and contains three CDs, all re-mastered exclusively for this set and personally curated by Sting, as well as a previously unreleased live DVD, Rough, Raw & Unreleased, filmed at New York City's Irving Plaza. The discs are housed in a hardcover book featuring rare photos, complete lyrics, and newly written commentary by Sting. In addition, Sting: The Best of 25 Years (single disc) will be released on October 18, 2011.
Awesomesauce! Check out the clip above as Sting discusses the start of his solo career.-DocFB
Diagnosis: Haven't Seen Him Live....Yet!
Cherrytree Records is dropping a digital release of their artists that recorded at the Cherrytree House Sessions and one of the songs featured is "Rocketeer" by Far East Movement.
The Cherrytree House Sessions drops on April 12 digatally and the track list is:
1) Robyn "Be Mine!"
2) Keane "Somewhere Only We Know"
3) Feist "Intuition"
4) Far East Movement & Frankmusik "Rocketeer"
5) Sting "The Snow It Melts the Soonest"
6) Ellie Goulding "The Writer"
7) Natalia Kills "Mirrors"
8) Mohombi "Bumpy Ride"
9) Kelis “Brave”
10) Mt. Desolation "State of Our Affairs"
Sounds hot! below is Far East Movement killing "Rocketeer" at the Cherrytree House.-Dr.FB
Diagnosis: Here We Go
Hiliarious!!!! Ben Affleck, Sting, Patrick Dempsey, Taye Diggs,Tony Romo and a special appearance by Lenny Kravitz that was a scene stealer all appeared on the Jimmy Kimmel Show for a skit called "The Handsome Mens Club" and it is great! I am not mentioning everyone in the skit as I do not want to give it away but they are all handsome.
Funniest thing in a long time. Check it out and let me know what you think.-Dr.FB
Look for performances by Wyclef Jean, Bruce Springsteen, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, Shakira, and Sting in New York City; Alicia Keys, Christina Aguilera, Dave Matthews, John Legend, Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, Taylor Swift and a group performance by Keith Urban, Kid Rock, and Sheryl Crow in Los Angeles; and Coldplay, and a group performance by Bono, The Edge, Jay-Z, and Rihanna in a newly added London location. More than 100 other stars will be speaking and answering phones.