Lady Antebellum, Chris Stapleton and Luke Bryan to Participate in Lionel Richie Tribute Concert
The event is part of the 2016 MusiCares Person of the Year gala, which will also include a silent auction and dinner. Richie is being recognized for "his extraordinary creative accomplishments, as well as his career-spanning charitable work," according to a press release. Proceeds from the gala will benefit MusiCares, an organization that offers assistance to struggling members of the music community.
In addition to the three country heavy-hitters, Yolanda Adams, Leon Bridges, Ellie Goulding, Dave Grohl, Rihanna, Florence Welch, Lenny Kravitz, John Legend, Demi Lovato, the Roots, Usher, Pharrell Williams and Stevie Wonder will also help honor Richie during the tribute concert. Jimmy Kimmel will host the event.
The 2016 MusiCares Person of the Year gala is scheduled for Feb. 13 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, in advance of the 2016 Grammy Awards. More information about the event is available on the official Grammys website.
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