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McCartney Tribute: Tony Bennett, Foo, Neil Young and Crazy Horse

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Paul McCartney STAR-STUDDED TRIBUTE TO MUSICARES PERSON OF THE YEAR PAUL MCCARTNEY

An impressive star-studded cast will come together to honor 2012 MusiCares Person of the Year honoree Paul McCartney during a sold-out gala on Feb. 10 in Los Angeles, two days prior to the 54th Annual Grammy Awards.

Hosted by actor/comedian Eddie Izzard, artists set to perform are current GRAMMY nominees Tony Bennett
Tony Bennett
Tony Bennett
b.1926
vocalist
, Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Neil Young
Neil Young
Neil Young
b.1945
guitar
& Crazy Horse (in their first live performance since 2004), Norah Jones
Norah Jones
Norah Jones
b.1979
piano
, James Taylor
James Taylor
b.1948
composer/conductor
and more. The evening will also feature a special performance by McCartney. Check the full lineup below.

The 2012 MusiCares Person of the Year gala will celebrate McCartney's exceptional artistic achievements and philanthropic work. Proceeds from the dinner and concert will provide essential support for MusiCares, which ensures that music people have a place to turn in times of financial, medical and personal need.

The 54th Annual Grammy Awards will take place live on Sunday, Feb. 12 at Staples Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast live on the CBS Television Network from 8-11:30 p.m. ET/PT.

Lineup

    Paul McCartney
  • Tony Bennett
  • Coldplay
  • Foo Fighters
  • Neil Young & Crazy Horse
  • Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas
  • Katy Perry
  • Duane Eddy
  • Norah Jones
  • Alicia Keys
  • Diana Krall
  • James Taylor
  • Sergio Mendes
  • Cirque du Soleil's “Love" Beatles tribute show


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