Aerosmith, the entire band, will be honored as MusiCares 2020 Person of the Year
The honor comes as Aerosmith celebrate 50 years as a band and recognizes both their musical contributions as well as their philanthropic work like Janie's Fund, founded by Steven Tyler, to bring hope and healing to girls who have suffered the trauma of abuse and neglect.
The honor, given to the likes Bonnie Raitt, Natalie Cole, Gloria Estefan, Tony Bennet, Quincy Jones, Phil Collins, Billy Joel, Bono, and Stevie Wonder did previously recognize a band as its Person of the Year naming Fleetwood Mac in 2018. Dolly Parton was honored in 2019.
Aerosmith will be honored January 24 during a special 30th anniversary MusiCares benefit gala, two days before the Grammy ceremony in Los Angeles.