Bruce Springsteen, AKA The Boss, joined the list of the MusicCares' Person of the Year honorees for his artistic achievement in the music industry and dedication to philanthropy. The poetic lyric singer accepted his MusiCare’s Person of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Click on the titles for full stories... ]]
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Filed under: News Getty Images LOS ANGELES (AP) - Be it concert or charity auction, Bruce Springsteen can bring any event to a crescendo. Springsteen briefly took over auctioneering duties before being honored as MusiCares person of the year Friday night, exhorting the crowd to bid on a signed Fender electric guitar by amping up the deal. The 63-year-old rock 'n' roll star moved the bid north from $60,000 by offering a series of [...]
Bruce Springsteen MusiCares Tribute: Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Sting, Alabama Shakes, Jim James, Mumford & Sons and More
Each Grammys weekend, the music world comes together to celebrate the MusiCares Person Of The Year with a dinner, auction and tribute concert. This year, MusiCares, which is the health and human services organization affiliated with The Recording Academy, honored New Jersey native Bruce Springsteen at the L.A. Convention Center. Not only did the likes of Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Sting, the Alabama Shakes, Jim James and Tom Morello and Mumford & Sons pay their respects to The Boss by covering one of his songs, but Springsteen himself closed out the evening with a five-song set. [...]
Held during GRAMMYS week, MusiCares Person of the Year Gala is one of the week's most prestigious events and is held to aid the MusiCares Program that ensures music people have a place to turn to in hard times. The tribute has celebrated the lives of many other artists including Neil Diamond, Aretha Franklin, Phil Collins, Billy Joel, and Sting. It was only a matter of time until Bruce Springsteen would join the list as well. The 2013 MusiCares Person of [...]
This is a trailer for A MusiCares Tribute to Barbra Streisand , a collection of never-before-seen performances available on DVD and Blu-ray for the first time today! On February 11, 2011, Barbra Streisand was honored as the MusiCares® Person of the Year. At a gala event in Los Angeles, Barbra and an all-star cast of guests including Tony Bennett, Faith Hill, Diana Krall, Barry Manilow, Seal, Stevie Wonder and more performed many of the songs she made famous throughout her illustrious career. A MusiCares Tribute to Barbra Streisand [...]
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Brian Wilson and Neil Young Photo via | WireImage | Paul McCartney was honored as the 2012 MusiCares Person of the Year by an array of musical stars in Los Angeles, CA on February 10, 2012.Brian Wilson and Neil Young were among the many musical star attendees.Fore more, see Paul McCartney Honored at Musicares by Neil Young & Crazy Horse, others.
El líder y vocalista de la legendaria banda Depeche Mode, Dave Gahan fue homenajeado con el premio Stevie Ray Vaughan por su apoyo y dedicación a la fundación MusiCares , así como su compromiso a ayudar a gente con problema de adicciones. También fue homenajeado el fundador del Vans Warped Tour, Kevin Lyman y la celebración fue llevada a cabo en el Club Nokia en Los Angeles.
Filed under: News , Exclusive Jackson Browne fans are gonna have a good summer. While at the MusiCares tribute to Neil Young , where Browne performed a superb cover of Young's 'Don't Let It Bring You Down,' the Rock 'n' Roll Hall Of Famer told Spinner he will be releasing a new album in May. "I'm putting out this record of David Lindley and me in Spain with this Spanish percussion and I kind of held it back in order to make it the double album [...]
In town last week for the Grammy MusiCares tribute concert for Neil Young (but not the Grammy Awards show ), Wilco stopped by Craig Ferguson's Los Angeles studio to tape a performance of "One Wing" for the Late Late Show . The song appears on Wilco (the Album) which was nominated for the Best Americana Album award that Levon Helm won for Electric Dirt.
Many Chicago based artists were nominated for Grammys at the 52nd Annual Awards show held last night. But only two, hip-hop diva Kanye West and jazz singer Kurt Elling , managed to walk away winners. West won twice, both for his collaboration on the Jay-Z hit “Run This Town” also featuring Rihanna from The Blueprint III which West also produced. The song won in the Best Rap Song and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration categories. Elling [...]
Okay, let’s pull a few notable news bits from the queue… Neil Young was named the MusiCares Person of the Year last night at a Recording Academy charity event in LA, which included tribute performances by Red Hot Chili Peppers (with new guitarist Josh Klinghoffer), Dave Matthews, Neko Case, Elvis Costello, James Taylor, Elton John, and many other artists. Based on reviews and a few tweets from inside the event, the consensus seems to be that Wilco stole the show with a faithful (and teleprompter-less ) rendition of “Broken Arrow.” Check out a solid review [...]
MUSIC NEWS - Guitarist John Frusciante has confirmed thats he's left Red Hot Chili Peppers ( for the second time in his career). On his MySpace blog he says he left the Chili Peppers a little over a year ago, when the band was on an indefinite hiatus. He posted; "There was no drama or anger involved, and the other guys were very understanding. They are supportive of my doing whatever makes me happy and that goes both [...]
MUSIC NEWS p - Legendary artist and activist Neil Young will be honored as the 2010 MusiCares Person of the Year at a special L.A. event on Friday, January 29, 2010 celebrating his exceptional artistic achievements as well as his philanthropic work. Proceeds from the annual Person of the Year tribute — now in its 20th year — provide essential support for MusiCares, which ensures that music people have a place to turn in times of financial, medical and personal need. [...]
MUSIC NEWS - As part of the ongoing Archives Performance Series with legendary singer-songwriter Neil Young , Dreamin’ Man Live ’92 will be released on December 8, 2009 , on CD (via Reprise Records), with the vinyl pressing being released on January 12, 2010 . The album is a complete live performance of Young’s album Harvest Moon culled from several solo acoustic shows that he performed in 1992 prior to the actual release of the [...]
MUSIC NEWS - Legendary musician Neil Young will be honored as the 2010 MusiCares Person of the Year at its 20th anniversary gala , it was announced by Neil Portnow, President/CEO of the MusiCares Foundation and The Recording Academy, and Paul Caine, Chair of the Musicares Foundation Board. Proceeds from the annual GRAMMY Week gala dinner and concert honoring Young, to be held in Los Angeles on Friday , Jan. 29 , 2010 , two days prior to the 52nd Annual [...]
Enjoy 30 seconds of this weekend's take on 'I'm A Believer' in the clip below. MP3: Coldplay - Viva La Vida (TWD Mix)
Los Foo Fighters y Coldplay aparecerán en el concierto que recaudará fondos para caridad que organiza el cantautor Neil Diamond. Estarán junto a otros artistas como Adele, John Mayer, Tim McGraw y la actriz Jennifer Hudson. El concierto se realizará en Los Angeles Convention Centre el 6 de febrero y toda la recaudación será donada al programa MusiCares . Diamond, quien también hará una presentación fue nombrado la Persona del Año por la entidad de beneficencia. Por otra parte, Diamond lanzó recientemente [...]
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