Black Eyed Peas To Perform At MusiCares Tribute Dinner

Hip-hop group Black Eyed Peas have been tapped to perform at the MusiCares tribute dinner.The event honors a different person each year for their musical, humanitarian and environmental accomplishments.This years Person of the Year Award will go to Sting, the former front man of the seminal group, The Police.A special dinner, tribute concert and silent auction will take place in Los Angeles, California.The tribute will take place during Grammyfest, a celebration that culminates with the 46th Annual Grammy Awards, which takes place February 8 in New York.Sting has been sampled by rappers such as Camron and Sean "P. Diddy" Combs."Those guys just take your sh*t, put it on a record and deal with the legality later," the singer recently told Rolling Stone magazine. "I put a couple of my kids through college with the proceeds, and me and P. Diddy are good pals still."The MusiCares 2004 Person of the Year Award takes February 6, at Sony Pictures Studios.In related news, the group has signed on to headline the Heineken Regatta in March.The Heineken Regatta is an annual sailing competition that started in 1981.