MusiCares has announced the first round of talent that will be joining in the celebration of Joni Mitchell as the 2022 MusiCares Person of the Year, where she will be honored at a tribute concert on Saturday, January 29, 2022, two nights before the 64th annual GRAMMY Awards. Mitchell is an eight-time GRAMMY Award winner, 16-time GRAMMY Award nominee and an important songwriter of our time.
The talent lineup at this year’s gala includes GRAMMY Award-winning artists Brandi Carlile, Graham Nash, Herbie Hancock, James Taylor, Leon Bridges and Pentatonix as well as GRAMMY Award nominees Black Pumas, Jon Batiste, Maggie Rogers and Mickey Guyton. Carlile and Batiste will also serve as artistic directors for the night, a first for Person of the Year.
Person of the Year is MusiCares’ largest fundraiser of year. Donations and money raised during this special gala helps fund critical services and programs for the music community throughout the year.