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Bob Dylan To Be Named MusiCares Person Of The Year

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By Gerrick D. Kennedy
Los Angeles Times

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Bob Dylan will be honored as the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year ahead of next year’s Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy and MusiCares Foundation announced Tuesday.
Dylan will receive the honor during MusiCares’ 25th annual gala dinner and concert held during Grammy weekend in Los Angeles.
The revered singer-songwriter, who is a 10-time Grammy winner, will be feted by Beck, the Black Keys, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Norah Jones, Tom Jones, Los Lobos, John Mellencamp, Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt, Eddie Vedder, Jack White, John Doe and Neil Young.
Additional performers are expected to be announced for the Feb. 6 event at an as yet unannounced location.
Dylan’s “body of creative work has contributed to America’s culture, as well as that of the entire world, in genuinely deep and lasting ways,” Neil Portnow, president and CEO of the MusiCares Foundation and the Recording Academy, said in a statement.
Previous honorees include Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Barbra Streisand and Carole King, who received the honor this year. The MusiCares Foundation offers a host of services and programs for music people in need, including financial assistance, medical expenses and aid for personal emergencies.
The 57th annual Grammy Awards will air live from the Staples Center on Feb. 8.
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