Aerosmith To Be Honored as MusiCares' Person of the Year


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Aerosmith has long been recognized for their hard rocking, but now they're being honored for their philanthropy as well. According to the Associated Press, the Grammy-winning band will be honored by the organization MusiCares as its 2020 Person of the Year. MusiCares is a nonprofit foundation that helps music professionals with personal, financial and medical assistance. Established by the Recording Academy in 1989, MusiCares' programs include addiction recovery and senior housing. Recording Academy and MusiCares CEO Deborah Dugan said Aerosmith "has walked the walk when it comes to raising funds to impact music people in recovery. The band will be honored on January 24 in Los Angeles, just two days prior to the Grammy Awards ceremony.