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More Performers Announced for the 2014 MusiCares Person Of The Year Tribute


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Mindi Abair,Zax Brown, Stuart Duncan, Miranda Lambert, Kacey Musgraves. Leann Rimes, Raining Jane, Tom Scott and Trombone Shorty announced as additional performers to honor Carole King as 2014 Musicares Person Of The Year.

Sara Bareilles,Merry Clayton, Jakob Dylan, Gloria Estefan, Lisa Fischer, Lousie Goffin, Amy Grant, Judith Hill, Jesse & Joy, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, Darlene Love, Martina McBride, leah McFall, Miguel, Jason Mraz, Jennifer Nettles, Pink, James Taylor, Train, Tyler, And previously announced Performers and Jimmy Kimmel as Host for the Star Studded Concert.



Tribute Will Benefit MusiCares’

Emergency Financial Assistance
And Addiction Recovery Programs

WHO: Performances by multi-GRAMMY®-winning artists Zac Brown, Stuart Duncan, Jakob DylanAmy GrantAlicia KeysLady Gaga, Jason Mraz, Jennifer Nettles, Pink, LeAnn Rimes, Tom Scott, James Taylor, Steven Tyler, and


;multi-GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY-winning artistGloria Estefan; multi-Latin GRAMMY-winning artistsJesse & Joy; GRAMMY-winning artists Miranda Lambert, Miguel, and Train; women from 20 Feet From StardomMerry Clayton, GRAMMY winner Lisa FischerJudith Hill, and Darlene Love; current GRAMMY nominees Mindi Abair, Sara Bareilles, andKacey Musgraves; and artists Louise Goffin, Martina McBride, Leah McFallRaining Jane, and Trombone Shorty. Multi-GRAMMY-winner and honoree Carole King will also perform. Jimmy Kimmel will be the evening’s host. Attendees will include Neil Portnow, President/CEO of MusiCares® and The RecordingAcademy®; Bill Silva, MusiCares Foundation Board Chair; and Scott Pascucci, MusiCares Board Chair Emeritus. In addition, a host of celebrities, along with prominent music industry and entertainment executives, are scheduled to attend. Tribute chairs are Lou Adler,Martin Bandier and Rob Light along with artist Taylor.Robbie Kondor will be the evening’s musical director. Past MusiCares Person of the Year honorees include Tony Bennett, Bono, Natalie Cole, Phil Collins, David Crosby, Neil Diamond, Estefan, Aretha Franklin, Don Henley, Billy Joel, Elton John, Quincy Jones, Paul McCartney, Luciano Pavarotti, Bonnie Raitt, Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Barbra Streisand, Taylor, Brian Wilson, Stevie Wonder, and Neil Young.WHAT:  Carole King will be honored as the 2014 MusiCares Person of the Year at a special event celebrating her

extraordinary creative accomplishments as well as her significant charitable work. Proceeds from the annual Person of the Year tribute — now in its 24th year — provide essential support for MusiCares, which ensures that music people have a place to turn in times of financial, medical, and personal need.

GALA:  The 2014 MusiCares Person of the Year gala will begin with a cocktail reception and silent auction, sponsored

by the Starkey Hearing Foundation

, that will offer an exclusive and unparalleled selection of luxury items, VIP experiences, and one-of-a-kind celebrity memorabilia for bidding guests. The auction will be followed by a gala dinner sponsored by AEG, and astar-studded tribute concert sponsored by Acura/ELS Studio

Acura MDX is the MusiCares “Vehicle of the Year. During the gala dinner, a live auction will feature an exciting array of items, including a customized Acura MDX. This year’s red-carpet press arrivals area will be sponsored by Degree, the publishing sponsor will be Disney Interactive, and the honoree tribute video will be sponsored by Rhapsody International. MusiCares would also like to thankCenterStagingDelta Air LinesDouble Platinum,FrameX, Gibson GuitarsHeineken USAHilton Hotels & ResortsJackson LimoPepsi, andSweetwater. For information on purchasing tables and tickets to the event, please contact Dana Tomarken atMusiCares310.392.3777.

GALA: The MusiCares Person of the Year tribute is one of the most prestigious events held during GRAMMY Week. The celebration culminates with the56th Annual GRAMMY Awards® on Sunday, Jan. 26at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. The telecast will be broadcast live on the CBS Television Network at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

WHY: The MusiCares Foundation offers programs and services to members of the music community

including emergency financial assistance for basic living expenses such as rent, utilities and car payments; medical expenses including doctor, dentist and hospital bills; psychotherapy; and treatment for HIV/AIDS, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, hepatitis C, and other critical illnesses. MusiCares offers nationwideeducational workshops covering a variety of subjects, including financial, legal, medical, and substance abuse issues, and programs in collaboration with healthcare professionals that provide services such as flu shots, hearing tests, and medical/dental screenings. TheMusiCares MAP Fund® allows access to addiction recovery treatment and sober living resources for members of the music community. Staffed by qualified chemical dependency and intervention specialists, MusiCares Safe Harbor Rooms, supported by the Bohemian Foundation, offer a support network to those in recovery while they are participating in the production of televised music shows and other major music events. MusiCares holds weekly addiction support groups for people to discuss how to best cope with the issues surrounding the recovery process. TheMusiCares Sober Touring Network is a database of individuals across the United States who can take music people to recovery support meetings while on the road.

WHERE: Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall
 1201 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA  90015


Established in 1989 by The Recording Academy, MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares’ services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community. For more information, please visit

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