Sunday 21st April 2024

Jon Bon Jovi at Rock in Rio 2019 in Rio de Janeiro; September 30^ 2019.

The annual MusiCares Person of the Year dinner in honor of Jon Bon Jovi will be held in Los Angeles at the Los Angeles Convention Center, just prior to the Grammy Awards on Feb. 2. Actor-comedian Jim Gaffigan will host, and presenters will include Gayle King and Kylie Minogue.

The lineup of performers announced by the Recording Academy will include Bruce Springsteen, Shania Twain, Jason Isbell, Lainey Wilson, Jelly Roll, Melissa Etheridge, the War and Treaty, Brandy Clark, Damiano David of Måneskin, Goo Goo Dolls and Marcus King. The band Bon Jovi is also set to perform.

The annual MusiCares Person of the Year dinner will be preceded by a cocktail reception and silent auction. Laura Segura, MusiCares’ executive director, said in a statement: “Jon Bon Jovi is a rock ‘n’ roll trailblazer, influencing countless artists over the years. MusiCares is honored to pay tribute to him as our 2024 Person of the Year. Bon Jovi has also lent his life’s work to philanthropic efforts that align with the health and human services mission of MusiCares, forever changing the lives of those in need.”

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