The Grammy Foundation has announced the star-studded list of performers who will sing tributes to Springsteen on Friday, Feb. 8. The choice of Springsteen as MusiCares Person of the Year was announced last June. (See article here) The annual event celebrates a star's artistic accomplishments as well as their philanthropic work. Previous honorees include Bono, Tony Bennett, Aretha Franklin and Paul McCartney. The event benefits financially struggling musicians and other recording industry employees.
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Comedian and fellow New Jerseyite Jon Stewart will be the master of ceremonies, and those signing on to perform include Neil Young, Elton John, Sting, Jackson Browne and Eddie Vedder among many others.
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