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Bruce Springsteen has already been named as MusiCares' Person of the Year for 2013, and now we know the list of stars who will perform at this year's tribute benefit for the Boss. Springsteen will be honored at special event celebrating his exceptional artistic achievements as well as his philanthropic work. Proceeds from the annual Person of the Year tribute — now in its 23rd year — provide essential support for MusiCares, which ensures that music people have a place to turn in times of financial, medical, and personal need.
The tribute will inlcude performances by Alabama Shakes, Jackson Browne, Kenny Chesney, Ben Harper, Emmylou Harris, Faith Hill, Jim James, Elton John, Juanes, John Legend, Natalie Maines, Tim McGraw, Tom Morello, Mumford & Sons, Patti Smith, Mavis Staples, Sting, Eddie Vedder, and Neil Young.
Springsteen's friend, comedian and fellow New Jersey native Jon Stewart, will be the evening’s host.
In addition to the tribute concert, held in the week leading up to the Grammy Awards since 1989, a gala dinner and silent auction will also raise funds for the organization.
Past MusiCares Person of the Year honorees include, Tony Bennett, Bono, Natalie Cole, Phil Collins, David Crosby, Neil Diamond, Gloria Estefan, Aretha Franklin, Don Henley, Billy Joel, Elton John, Quincy Jones, Paul McCartney, Luciano Pavarotti, Bonnie Raitt, Paul Simon, Sting, Barbra Streisand, James Taylor, Brian Wilson, Stevie Wonder, and Neil Young.
Steven Tyler buys home in Maui, will perform pre-Super Bowl with Carrie Underwood on ‘CMT Crossroads’ and brings another ‘Creepy Leer of the Night’ (video)
Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler and Carrie Underwood will team up for a special episode of "CMT Crossroads" the night before the Super Bowl in Indianapolis, IN. "CMT Crossroads" pairs country music stars with popular artists from other musical genres to play each others songs together, swap stories, and share their common love of music.
Tyler and Underwood previously performed together in 2011 at the Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. The duo brought the arena crowd to its feet and wowed millions of viewers at home performing Underwood's No. 1 song "Undo It" followed by Aerosmith's "Walk This Way." Watch the performance below.
"CMT Crossroads: Steven Tyler & Carrie Underwood From the Pepsi Super Bowl Fan Jam" premieres on CMT on Feb. 4 at 11 p.m. ET/PT. This is the second year "CMT Crossroads" will broadcast from the Super Bowl Fan Jam.
Previous episodes of "Crossroads" have included Def Leppard and Taylor Swift, Bon Jovi and Sugarland, Sting and Vince Gill, The Pretenders and Faith Hill, The Doobie Brothers and Luke Bryan, Train and Martina McBride, John Mayer and Keith Urban, Jimmy Buffet and Zac Brown Band, Bryan Adams and Jason Aldean, 38 Special and Trace Atkins, Lindsey Buckingham and Little Big Town, John Fogerty and Keith Urban, Los Lonely Boys and Ronnie Milsap, Heart and Wynonna, John Mayer and Brad Paisley, Lynyrd Skynryd and Montgomery Gentry, Dave Matthews and Emmylou Harris, Pat Benatar and Martina McBride, John Mellancamp and Kenny Chesney, ZZ Top and Brooks & Dunn and Kid Rock with Hank Williams Jr.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Steven Tyler has purchased a home in Maui, Hawaii for $4.8 million. It was listed for $6.5 million.
The 3,000-square-foot home, which rests on a quarter acre of land, has two bedrooms and 3½ bathrooms. Located on the water in a nature preserve area near Wailea, the pentagonal home has several outdoor decks overlooking the coastline. There's also a floor-to-ceiling aquarium and an infinity-edge saltwater pool. Can I be your caretaker while you're gone Steve? I'd be glad to do it.
Yes, it's another Steven Tyler 'Creepy Leer of the Night' from American Idol on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on January 19. In case you've missed them, it's a tradition started last year by Kimmel, and they are hilarious.
Sting to celebrate upcoming 60th Birthday with all-star benefit show; CMT Crossroads with Vince Gill
Sting will be celebrating his 60th birthday on October 2nd, and to commemorate the big day, an all-star benefit show will take place the night before at the Beacon Theatre in New York. Bruce Springsteen, Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, Mary J. Blige, Herbie Hancock, Robert Downey Junior, Vince Gill, Will.i.am, Rufus Wainwright, Branford Marsalis, Chris Botti and Billy Joel, will all be a part of the big event.
Besides being a celebration of Sting's birthday and the 25th anniversary of his solo career, the show will benefit the Robin Hood Foundation, which helps fight poverty in New York City.
Unfortunately, tickets won't be available to the general public, but a limited amount are being held back for members of Sting's fan club and are on sale now.
Sting is gearing up to join one of the guests at his birthday show, country superstar Vince Gill for the latest installment of "CMT Crossroads." The concert show pairs stars from different genres for a night of unforgettable music making. The two are set to collaborate for the special in the coming weeks, with an air date slated for November.
“These are two Hall of Famers who, by our count, have 36 Grammys between them,” says John Hamlin of CMT. “Both artists have wanted to do ‘Crossroads’ for years, and this is the perfect pairing for them. They have been waiting for the right time, and now is the time. This is going to be an unforgettable evening.”
The taping will take place in New York City in the coming weeks. It will mark the first ‘Crossroads’ taped in the Big Apple in over five years. Previous popular pairings for the fan-favorite show have included LeAnn Rimes with Joss Stone, the Pretenders with Faith Hill, Jimmy Buffet with Zac Brown Band, Keith Urban with John Mayer, Bryan Adams with Jason Aldean, Def Leppard with Taylor Swift, 38 Special with Trace Atkins, Maroon 5 with Sara Evans, and most recently, Luke Bryan with the Doobie Brothers.
This collaboration marks the second time in the past several months that Gill has teamed up with an artist in the rock world. Gill recently lent his guitar playing talents to ‘Runaway Train,’ a song that will appear on Alice Cooper‘s forthcoming album ‘Welcome 2 My Nightmare.’