Neil Diamond Named 2009 MusiCares Person Of The Year
GRAMMY-winning recording artist Neil Diamond will be honored as the 2009 MusiCares Person of the Year, it was announced by Neil Portnow, President/CEO of the MusiCares Foundation and The Recording Academy, and John Branca, Board Chair of the MusiCares Foundation.
The annual GRAMMY Week gala dinner and concert — now in its 19th year — will be held in Los Angeles on Feb. 6, 2009, two days prior to the 51st Annual GRAMMY Awards. Proceeds will provide essential support for MusiCares, which ensures that music people have a place to turn in times of financial, medical and personal need.
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