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Tuesday, February 07, 2017
MusiCares Person of the Year
Every year the Grammy Awards honor an artist with the title Person of the Year, and they stage a big concert for that honoree. This year it's going to honor Tom Petty. Here are the details...
Gary Clark Jr., Don Henley, Stevie Nicks, and Kings Of Leon also among performers added to star-studded tribute to 2017 MusiCares Person of the Year Tom Petty. GRAMMY winners Gary Clark Jr., Foo Fighters, Don Henley, Norah Jones, Kings Of Leon, Jeff Lynne, Randy Newman, Stevie Nicks, George Strait, and Lucinda Williams; GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriters Jackson Browne, Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen, Elle King, and Regina Spektor; and rock band the Bangles have been added to the performance lineup for the 2017 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute concert honoring Tom Petty on Feb. 10 in Los Angeles. Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers will close the evening's performances, and multi-GRAMMY-winning artist and producer T Bone Burnett will serve as musical director.