A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tribute to Sting when he is honored Feb. 6 as the MusiCares person of the year. The gala event in Los Angeles will feature performances by Tony Bennett, Blac

A host of musicians will be on hand to pay tribute to Sting when he is honored Feb. 6 as the MusiCares person of the year. The gala event in Los Angeles will feature performances by Tony Bennett, Black Eyed Peas, Elvis Costello, Dido, Elton John, Diana Krall, k.d. lang, Dave Matthews, John Mayer and Rufus Wainwright.

Sting is being honored for his accomplishments as a musician, humanitarian and environmental activist (Bulletin, Oct. 16).

Proceeds from the 14th annual gala will benefit the MusiCares Foundation's financial assistance program.

Tonight, Sting will receive the Billboard Century Award at the Billboard Music Awards; he is also slated to perform.

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