benefit concert will take place on February 8, two days before the 55th annual Grammy Awards, and will be hosted by Jon Stewart, The New York Times
The MusiCares Foundation
was established in 1989 and assists musicians facing personal, medical, and financial troubles, Billboard
According to The New York Times
, The MusiCares "Person of the Year" is an honor given to artists for their music as well as their philanthropy.
include Tony Bennett, Quincy Jones, Billy Joel, and Aretha Franklin.
The MusiCares benefit concert will also feature artists such as John Legend, Emmylou Harris, Patti Smith, and Eddie Vedder, Rolling Stone
reports. The event will be broadcast live on CBS.