MusiCares has just honored Springsteen with their person of the year, adding to The Bossâ many award tally.
MuisCares named U.S. rocker Bruce Springsteen as MusiCares' 2013 Person of the Year in recognition of his artistic achievements as well as his philanthropic work, the Recording Academy said on Wednesday.
The 63-year-old singer/songwriter will be honored at a February 8 gala in Los Angeles. The gala will be held in conjunction with the annual Grammy Awards, the recording world's most prestigious honors which will be handed out on February 10.
"The Boss" as Springsteen is known as, has actively supported many charities over the years, including those focused on homelessness, hunger and helping veterans, and last year when superstorm Sandy hit New York, New Jersey and adjacent areas, he participated in benefit concerts to aid the victims.
Past MusiCares Person of the Year honorees have included Tony Bennett, Bono, Paul McCartney and Barbra Streisand.
New Jersey native Springsteen, known for hits including "Born to Run," "Born in the U.S.A." and "Dancing in the Dark," has won a string of honors including Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy Awards.