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Veteran rocker Bruce Springsteen has been named the 2013 MusiCares Person of the Year by the Recording Academy. On February 8 in Los Angeles, Mumford & Sons, Eddie Vedder, Elton John, Jim James, Tom Morello, Alabama Shakes, Patti Smith, Emmylou Harris, Kenny Chesney, Sting, John Legend and Natalie Maines will gather to pay tribute to Springsteen, whose 2012 album Wrecking Ball earned critical acclaim.
2010’s MusiCares Person of the Year, Neil Young, will also be on hand to salute the Boss in concert. The event will be hosted by comedian Jon Stewart.
The MusiCares foundation offers financial support and healthcare for musicians in need.
Watch a video from 2007’s Bruce Springsteen tribute in New York City, featuring Springsteen, Craig Finn, Steve Earle and more, below.