Fleetwood Mac MusiCares Person Of The Year

Fleetwood Mac will be honored at the 2018 MusiCares Person of the year tribute Jan. 26 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City during Grammy week.  

Fleetwood Mac
Chris McKay
– Fleetwood Mac
Philips Arena in Atlanta, Ga.

Fleetwood Mac is being honored in recognition of the band’s creative accomplishments as well as its longtime support of a number of charitable causes, including MusiCares, which is the premier safety net of critical resources for the music industry.

“Our 2018 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute is a celebration of firsts – the first time our annual signature gala will be held in New York City in 15 years, and the first time in the benefit’s history that we will honor a band,” said Neil Portnow, CEO/president of the MusiCares Foundation President and Recording Academy.

Mick Fleetwood, on behalf of the band, stated, “We applaud and celebrate MusiCares’ guiding principles of giving musicians a helping hand and a place to turn in times of need. We are very appreciative of this recognition.

“The evening’s tribute chairs are Shelli and Irving Azoff, Dorothy and Martin Bandier, Kristin and James Dolan, and Anna Chapman and Ronald Perelman.

The most recent previous MusiCares Person of the Year honorees are Tom PettyLionel RichieBob DylanCarole King and Bruce Springsteen.

The 60th annual Grammy Awards will take place at  Jan. 28, broadcast live on CBS.