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Grammys to honour Bruce Springsteen

2012-06-29 11:15
 
Los Angeles - Bruce Springsteen is being recognised for his creative and philanthropic contributions by the group that puts on the Grammy Awards.

The Recording Academy announced on Thursday that Springsteen has been named its 2013 MusiCares person of the year. The Boss will be honoured at a private ceremony on 8 February in Los Angeles.

Recording Academy President Neil Portnow called Springsteen a "renaissance artist of our time, a national treasure, and an exemplary humanitarian".

Springsteen has won 20 Grammy awards during his nearly 40-year career.

The Recording Academy's MusiCares Foundation provides financial, medical and educational services to members of the music community.

Past person of the year honourees include Barbra Streisand, Quincy Jones, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin and Paul McCartney.

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