Neil Young will be honored during Grammy Week at an event at Village Recording Studios in L.A. on January 21. The all-star gala will include appearances from Ringo Starr, Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart, Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh, Kris Kristofferson, Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith and producers Rick Rubin and T Bone Burnett.
"This year, it is with great honor that we pay tribute to a musical icon who has been tireless in his own efforts to draw attention to the importance of hearing music as the artists who created it intended, and who has continually set precedents of excellence within the music community," Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow said in a statement.
"The contributions of Neil Young are innumerable, as is his incomparable body of work, and we look forward to an unforgettable evening with this legendary artist."
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