Chris Stapleton, Shawn Mendes, Norah Jones, P!nk, Mark Ronson, Leon Bridges, and Lauren Daigle will perform at the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute concert honoring Dolly Parton on Feb. 8, 2019. Additional guest performers will be announced in the coming weeks.
Parton, who will close out the evening’s performances, is being honored as the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year, in recognition of her significant creative accomplishments and longtime support of many charitable causes. Proceeds from the annual Person of the Year tribute, now in its 29th year, provide essential support for MusiCares, the charity founded by the Recording Academy that ensures music people have a place to turn in times of financial, medical, and personal need.
The MusiCares Person of the Year gala will begin with a reception and silent auction offering an exclusive selection of luxury items, VIP experiences, and one-of-a-kind celebrity memorabilia for bidding guests. The reception and silent auction will be followed by a gala dinner, a live auction, a tribute concert featuring renowned musicians and other artists, and the award presentation.
Past MusiCares Person of the Year honorees include: Tony Bennett, Bono, Natalie Cole, Phil Collins, David Crosby, Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan, Gloria Estefan, Fleetwood Mac, Aretha Franklin, Don Henley, Billy Joel, Elton John, Quincy Jones, Carole King, Paul McCartney, Luciano Pavarotti, Tom Petty, Bonnie Raitt, Lionel Richie, Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Barbra Streisand, James Taylor, Brian Wilson, Stevie Wonder, and Neil Young.
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