MusiCares News

U2's Adam Clayton
May 2, 2017 -- 

MusiCares has announced that the 13th annual MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert will honor 22-time GRAMMY winner Adam Clayton of U2 at PlayStation Theater in New York on June 26. Clayton will receive the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award in recognition of his dedication and support of the MusiCares MAP Fund as well as his commitment to helping others with the addiction recovery process.

January 17, 2017 -- 

GRAMMY Charity Online Auctions has partnered with fundraising platform Omaze to announce a new campaign benefitting MusiCares. Now through Jan. 31, fans can donate as little as $10 and also enter for a chance to win the ultimate GRAMMY Experience for one winner and their guest. Proceeds will benefit the programs and services of MusiCares.

November 29, 2016 -- 

The GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares invite the public to support their work on #GivingTuesday, a campaign to create a national day of giving on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Nov. 29.

November 4, 2016 -- 

Gary Clark Jr., Foo Fighters, Don Henley, Norah Jones, Kings Of Leon, and Stevie Nicks have been added to the performance lineup for the 2017 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute concert honoring Tom Petty on Feb. 10 in Los Angeles.

December 5, 2016 -- 

The deadline for the seventh annual GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares Teens Make Music Contest has been extended through Dec. 9. Young musicians ages 14–18 can enter their original song or music video that celebrates life above the influence or brings attention to the real-life consequences of substance abuse to win tickets to the 59th GRAMMY Awards, among other prizes.

September 22, 2016 -- 

The MusiCares Foundation announced new elected leadership and Board members.

September 12, 2016 -- 

Support MusiCares by bidding on items in a special fall GRAMMY Charity Online Auction, including music memorabilia, tickets and experiences. The auction runs from 4 p.m. PT on Sept. 16 through 4 p.m. PT on Sept. 26

September 6, 2016 -- 

MusiCares, St. Thomas Health and BMI partnered for the third consecutive year to provide free mammograms for women on Music Row in Nashville, Tenn.

August 15, 2016 -- 

Bid on a Slash-signed Gibson Les Paul guitar and tickets to see the GRAMMY-winning rock guitarist on tour with Guns N' Roses.

July 18, 2016 -- 

GRAMMY-winning hard-rock singer and lyricist Scott Stapp of Creed and Art Of Anarchy is offering one lucky fan and a guest the chance to win a hangout with him in his Nashville, Tenn., studio as he rehearses for his upcoming Proof of Life tour. 

June 30, 2016 -- 

 MusiCares will be on the road this summer with Vans Warped Tour presented by Journeys.

June 13, 2016 -- 

The latest GRAMMY Charity Online Auctions is offering a once-in-a-lifetime experience with multi-GRAMMY-winning artist Paul McCartney. 

May 31, 2016 -- 

 The #MusiCaresChallenge will raise funds for its critical assistance and healthcare programs aimed at supporting members of the music community in times of need.

May 9, 2016 -- 

GRAMMY nominee Andra Day added to MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit lineup. Angela Bassett to present Stevie Ray Vaughn Award to Stevie Robinson.

April 26, 2016 -- 

MusiCares has partnered with global watch and accessories brand Nixon for the spring release of the Rock LTD Collection, a limited edition capsule of one-of-a-kind timepieces designed with donated leather jackets, pants and guitar straps from some of the world’s largest names in music and sport.

The Backstreet Boys at the MusiCares MAP Fund tribute
March 31, 2016 -- 

Performers include GRAMMY nominees the Backstreet Boys, Tamar Braxton, El DeBarge, and Kem, and multiple GRAMMY winners Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds and Cee Lo Green. Robinson will give a closing performance with his touring band.

March 21, 2016 -- 

12th annual MusiCares MAP Fund tribute concert to honor GRAMMY winner Smokey Robinson on May 19 to raise funds for MusiCares' addiction recovery services.