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Jan022013

Kenny Chesney, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw and More to Salute Bruce Springsteen at MusiCares Gala

Grammy Foundation/MusiCares FoundationSome of music's top stars are lining up to pay tribute to The Boss next month.  MusiCares, the Recording Academy's charity, has named Bruce Springsteen its Person of the Year.  Stars including Kenny Chesney, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Emmylou Harris and Natalie Maines of The Dixie Chicks will be on hand to salute Bruce by performing his songs at a gala Los Angeles event held February 8, two days before the Grammys.

In addition to those country stars, Springsteen will also get the tribute treatment from Elton John, Sting, Jackson Browne and Neil Young, as well as alternative rockers Mumford & Sons and R&B stars John Legend and Mavis StaplesThe Daily Show's Jon Stewart, a massive Springsteen fan, will host the event.

Proceeds from the MusiCares gala, which celebrates not only Bruce's artistic achievements but also his charity work, will go to help musicians and those in the music industry who need financial, medical or personal help.

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