Matthew McConaughey And Other Celebs Toast Neil Young At MusiCares Event [PHOTOS]

Neil Young was toasted by celebrities and old friends who, sang his songs and his praises at the 20th annual MusiCares gala Friday night.

Among those celebrities in attendance were Matthew McConaughey, Camilla Alves, Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban, Jason Mraz and his Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young co-horts.

“He made the free world a better place to rock in,” said actor/musician Jack Black, host of the benefit at the Los Angeles Convention Center. “Long may Neil run.”

Named 2010’s Person of the Year, Young, 64, was celebrated for his artistic and philanthropic contributions, especially his longtime commitment to Farm Aid and the Bridge School for children with severe speech and physical disabilities.