will be honored as the MusiCares Person of the Year on February 8 in Los Angeles, just two days before Grammy night airing on CBS. The annual MusiCares special, now on its 23rd year, will pay tribute to the rock and roll legend as the Grammy foundation celebrates the 63-year-old's artistic achievements and philanthropic work. The line-up of performers includes some of the biggest names in music such as , , , of and .
The New Jersey native shot to fame with his biggest hits "Born to Run", "Born in the U.S.A." and "Dancing in the Dark", and has won countless awards and honors from the Grammys, Golden Globes and Academy Awards. Over the years, The Boss became an icon not only for his career accomplishments but more so for his philanthropic advocacies in the areas of hunger, homelessness and helping veterans. Just recently, he headlined the 12-12-12 Sandy Relief benefit concert to help the victims of the hurricane.