Next year, just ahead of the Grammy Awards, Tom Petty will get a big nod from the Recording Academy, as he is presented with the MusiCares Person Of The Year award.
The prestigious honor will be awarded to Petty in Los Angeles Friday February 10. The MusiCares Person Of The Year award recognizes artistic achievement and philanthropy. Petty is already a member of the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame and the Songwriters Hall Of Fame. The MusiCares recipient for 2016 was Lionel Richie.
The Grammy Awards will air live Sunday February 12 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.