Bruce Springsteen to be Honored at Star-Studded MusiCares Benefit

Bruce Springsteen will be honored by MusiCares at what may go down as one of the biggest musical bashes of the year.

The Boss will accept the Person of the Year award at the sold-out benefit on Feb. 8, which will benefit MusiCares’ Emergency Financial Assistance and Addiction Recovery Programs.

The gala evening will be hosted by Jon Stewart and feature performances from Kenny Chesney, EmmyLou Harris, Faith Hill, Elton John, Jackson Browne, Alabama Shakes, Ben Harper, Jim James, Juanes, John Legend, Natalie Maines, Tim McGraw, Tom Morello, Mumford & Sons, Patti Smith, Mavis Staples, Sting, Eddie Vedder and Neil Young.

Past Person of the Year honorees include, 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.

The haute evening will begin with a cocktail reception and silent auction at the Los Angeles Convention Center’s West Hall, to be followed by a gala dinner sponsored by AEG and concert sponsored by Acura/ELS Studio.

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