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Published: 2018/01/09

Fleetwood Mac to be Honored with "Person of the Year" Award

Portugal. The Man and Zac Brown Band are among the acts who have joined MusicCares’ all-star Fleetwood Mac celebration later this month. As part of the week-long festivities surrounding the Grammy Awards, ’70s pop-rock powerhouse Fleetwood Mac will be given the Person of the Year award. They are the first band to ever receive the honor.

As previously reported. The award ceremony will take the form of a tribute concert at Radio City Music Hall on January 26. Other confirmed performers will include: Imagine Dragons, Little Big Town, Brandi Carlile, Miley Cyrus, Haim, Alison Krauss & Jerry Douglass, Lorde, Harry Styles, OneRepublic and John Legend, among others.

The classic Fleetwood Mac lineup will also take the stage for a special performance.

The band is being recognized not only for their musical accomplishments but for their philanthropic support of the Elton John AIDS Foundation, U.K. music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins, the Red Cross, Starkey Hearing Foundation, and the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund.

Recent winners of Person of the Year award include Tom Petty (2017), Lionel Richie (2016), Bob Dylan (2015) and Carole King (2014).

For more information on the concert and the award click here.

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