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Jimmy Carter to present Dylan with MusiCares person of the year honour; Springsteen to perform

FILE - This July 22, 2012 file photo shows U.S. singer-songwriter Bob Dylan performing on stage at "Les Vieilles Charrues" Festival in Carhaix, western France. Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will present Dylan with the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year honor next month in Los Angeles. The Recording Academy announced Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, that Bruce Springsteen, Willie Nelson and Jack White will perform at the pre-Grammy event on Feb. 6 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. (AP Photo/David Vincent, file)
January 06, 2015 - 12:24 PM

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will present Bob Dylan with the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year honour next month in Los Angeles.

The Recording Academy announced Tuesday that Bruce Springsteen, Willie Nelson and Jack White will perform at the pre-Grammy event on Feb. 6 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

The star-studded gala will also include performances by Jackson Browne, Alanis Morissette, Neil Young, Beck, Norah Jones, the Black Keys, Stills & Nash and John Mellencamp, among others.

Past MusiCares Person of the Year honorees include Bono, Tony Bennett, Aretha Franklin, Billy Joel and Quincy Jones. The event is in its 25th year.

The 57th annual Grammys Awards will take place Feb. 8 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The awards will air live on CBS.

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