TV and Showbiz / 16-12-2019

Jonas Brothers, John Mayer and Alice Cooper sign up to pay tribute to Aerosmith at Musicares

The Jonas Brothers have been busy after their song Sucker became a top hit of 2019.

And now the boy band - comprised of Nick, Joe and Kevin - have booked a gig in late January for MusicCares.

The singers will help pay tribute to the band Aerosmith, best known for the hit songs I Don't Want To Miss A Thing and Dream On, as they are named Person Of The Year at the annual event.

Jonas Brothers, John Mayer and Alice Cooper sign up to pay tribute to Aerosmith at Musicares

Down with that: The Jonas Brothers have been busy after their song Sucker became a top hit of 2019. And now the boy band comprised of Nick, Joe and Kevin have booked a gig in late January for MusicCares. Seen on Saturday

Good guys: The singers will help pay tribute to the band Aerosmith as they are named Person of the Year at the annual event. Seen in November

Aerosmith is being recognized as the 2020 MusiCares Person of the Year in recognition of their philanthropic efforts over five decades and undeniable impact on American music history.

The band has shown support for a number of charities around the world, including Steven Tyler’s Janie’s Fund. 

Proceeds from the annual Person of the Year tribute — celebrating its 30th anniversary — provide essential support for MusiCares, a charity founded by the Recording Academy that ensures music people have a place to turn in times of financial, medical and personal need. 

Mr Sad Eyes: Also at the event will be Gary Clark Jr., Foo Fighters, H.E.R., John Legend, and John Mayer, seen in November

Also at the event will be Gary Clark Jr., Foo Fighters, H.E.R., John Legend, and John Mayer.

And included will be past Grammy Award nominee Alice Cooper and current Grammy Award nominees Emily King, and Yola join the performance lineup at the 2020 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute concert.

Greg Phillinganes will be the musical director, with additional guest performers to be announced.

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.

A gem: And included will be past Grammy Award nominee Alice Cooper; seen on Saturday in Phoenix

Also in the group is Don Henley, Billy Joel, Elton John, Quincy Jones, Carole King, Paul McCartney, Dolly Parton, Luciano Pavarotti, Tom Petty, Bonnie Raitt, Lionel Richie, Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Barbra Streisand, James Taylor, Brian Wilson, Stevie Wonder, and Neil Young.

The event takes place during Grammy Week. 

The Person of the Year gala will begin with a reception and silent auction offering an exclusive and unparalleled selection of luxury items, VIP experiences and one-of-a-kind celebrity memorabilia for bidding guests.  

Another A lister: John Legend, seen here with Chirssy Teigen in February, will also appear

Grammy Week culminates with the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, January 26, 2020. 

The telecast will be broadcast live on the CBS Television Network at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

Established in 1989 by the Recording Academy, MusiCares has distributed more than $66 million dollars to more than 66,000 clients in need

 



16-12-2019 15:00, source: dailymail, by James Foster
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