Seventeen-time GRAMMY-winning recording artist Aretha Franklin will be honored as the 2008 MusiCares Person of the Year on Feb. 8, 2008. Now in its 18th year, this annual GRAMMY Week gala will be held in Los Angeles, two days prior to the 50th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Proceeds from the Person of the Year dinner and concert provide essential support for MusiCares, which ensures that music people have a place to turn in times of financial, medical and personal need……read more.