Singing a Sweet, Sweet Song –
March 13, 2019 – Macklemore is set to become the latest Seattle musician honored by the Recording Academy for their addiction recovery work. On Tuesday, the academy announced that the homegrown rap star will receive the annual Stevie Ray Vaughan Award from its charity arm, MusiCares. Macklemore will be recognized during the MusiCares Concert for Recovery, which takes place May 16 in Los Angeles. The annual concert banquet benefits the charity aimed to help music industry professionals with health and wellness issues, including offering addiction recovery programs and providing emergency financial assistance in times of crisis. The award recognizes musicians for supporting MusiCares and helping the broader addiction recovery community.