Streisand tabbed for MusiCares award

Aug. 21, 2010 at 12:43 PM
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LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Barbra Streisand will get a major award during Grammy week next year, Entertainment Tonight reports.

Streisand is MusiCares' 2011 Person of the Year, and is scheduled to be honored at a star-studded dinner in Los Angeles next Feb. 11, the report said.

MusiCares singles out a recording artist each year for his or her contributions to music and humanitarian and philanthropic efforts.

The report said past honorees included Tony Bennett, Bono, Natalie Cole, Phil Collins, David Crosby, Neil Diamond, Gloria Estefan, Aretha Franklin, Don Henley, Billy Joel, Elton John, Quincy Jones, Luciano Pavarotti, Bonnie Raitt, Paul Simon, Sting, James Taylor, Brian Wilson, Stevie Wonder and Neil Young.

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