Chris Stapleton will join Luke Bryan, Lady Antebellum and Zac Brown for one of the most prestigious evenings leading up to this year’s Grammy Awards. They’ll perform at a tribute honoring Lionel Richie as the MusiCares Person of the Year, alongside Stevie Wonder, Rihanna, Lenny Kravitz and others.
Jimmy Kimmel will host the February 13 celebration in Los Angeles, with proceeds from the evening benefitting MusiCares, the Grammys’ charity that helps members of the music community who’ve fallen on hard times.
The “Hello” hitmaker is being honored for both for his artistic achievements as well as his philanthropic work. He’ll also be highlighted on the Grammy show Monday, February 15 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.
Richie’s most recent album is 2012’s Tuskegee, a collaborative re-recording of his biggest hits with country stars like Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney and Little Big Town.
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