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Jon Stewart to host Bruce Springsteen tribute in LA with Neil Young, Elton John, Jackson Browne

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Jon Stewart at The Beacon Theatre on October 13, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images) | Bruce Springsteen at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2012 in New York . (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

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Bruce Springsteen performs at "12-12-12" a concert benefiting The Robin Hood Relief Fund to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy presented by Clear Channel Media & Entertainment, The Madison Square Garden Company and The Weinstein Company at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2012 in New York City.

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Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band perform October 27, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Bruce Springsteen and his wife Patti Scialfa disembark from Air Force One at Rickenbacker International Airport as they arrive in Columbus, Ohio, on November 5, 2012 to perform at a campaign event for President Barack Obama.

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Bruce Springsteen performs prior to a campaign appearance by U.S. President Barack Obama during a campaign rally November 5, 2012 in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Bruce Springsteen performs at the 6th Annual Stand Up For Heroes at the Beacon Theatre on November 8, 2012 in New York City.


Here are the best nine words of 2013, so far: Jon Stewart will host a tribute to Bruce Springsteen

The Recording Academy announced that Jon Stewart, host of MTV's "The Jon Stewart Show" Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," will be the man with the mic for the 2013 MusiCares concert, held Feb. 8 in Los Angeles, two days before the Grammy Awards.

Read: KPCC's live review of Bruce Springsteen at the Honda Center

Neil Young, Jackson Browne, Elton John, Mavis Staples, Sting, Mumford and Sons and more than a dozen other artists will salute Springsteen, MusiCares' "Person of the Year" for artistic and philanthropic achievement. 

The sold-out show will benefit the organization's emergency financial assistance and addiction recovery programs. MusiCares exists to ensure "that music people have a place to turn in times of financial, medical and personal need," notes the Recording Academy.

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