Jonas Brothers Perform MusicCares Tribute To Neil Diamond

Miu von Furstenberg | February 7, 2009 - 11:49 am

The Jonas Brothers, Coldplay, Foo Fighters and Jennifer Hudson were among the pop stars paying tribute to Neil Diamond Friday night in Los Angeles to kick off Grammy weekend charity event, MusicCares Person of the Year.

The celebrity-studded gathering of 2,200 people at the L.A. Convention Center honored Diamond, 68, for his philanthropy, including large donations to relief efforts for Texas areas ravaged by Hurricane Ike.

Hudson’s moving rendition of “Holly Holy” and Coldplay’s smooth version of Diamond’s “I’m A Believer,” made famous by the Monkees were among the highlighted performances showcasing Diamond’s 50-year body of work. The Jonas Brothers kicked off the show with “Forever in Blue Jeans.”

Featured in the gallery: Nick Jonas, Joe Jonas, Kevin Jonas, Dave Stewart, Eric Benet, Jason Mraz, Denise Rich, Foo Fighters, Pat Boone, Jimmy Jam, DJ AM, Meatloaf, Camilla Belle, Neil Diamond, Barry Bonds, Michael Buble, Cassandra Wilson, Chris Cornell, Kara DioGuardi, Josh Groban.

Click any photo to view all 55+ photos from the MusicCares event in the gallery!


The Jonas Brothers, Coldplay, Foo Fighters and Jennifer Hudson were among the pop stars paying tribute to Neil Diamond Friday night in Los Angeles to kick off Grammy weekend charity event, MusicCares Person of the Year.

The celebrity-studded gathering of 2,200 people at the L.A. Convention
Center honored Diamond, 68, for his philanthropy, including large
donations to relief efforts for Texas areas ravaged by Hurricane Ike.

Hudson’s moving rendition of “Holly Holy”
and Coldplay’s smooth version of Diamond’s “I’m A Believer,” made
famous by the Monkees were among the highlighted performances
showcasing Diamond’s 50-year body of work. The Jonas Brothers kicked
off the show with “Forever in Blue Jeans.”

Featured in the gallery: Nick Jonas, Joe Jonas, Kevin Jonas, Dave
Stewart, Eric Benet, Jason Mraz, Denise Rich, Foo Fighters, Pat Boone,
Jimmy Jam, DJ AM, Meatloaf, Camilla Belle, Neil Diamond, Barry Bonds,
Michael Buble, Cassandra Wilson, Chris Cornell, Kara DioGuardi, Josh
Groban
.
Check all 55+ photos from the MusicCares event in the gallery!