Johnny Depp and More Honor Aerosmith at 2020 Pre-Grammy Event

Lawrence Kim
January 26, 2020

Watch a video of Aerosmith's MusiCares Person Of The Year award acceptance speech. He then sued the band for breach of contract, but the judge turned down his request to perform at the event.

British comedian Russell Brand was hosting the event, and he made sure to make plenty of jokes about the band's former wild antics and infamous partying, along with gags about the advancing age of frontman Steven Tyler, Perry, and guitarists Brad Whitford and Tom Hamilton, naturally.

"They are brothers. They refer to each other as brothers and they even fight like brothers", entertainment lawyer (and lawyer to Tyler) Dina LaPolt said before introducing the group as the night's honoree.

Kramer did, however, join his band mates on stage as they accepted their MusiCares awards, which also recognized Tyler's Janie's Fund charity for abused and neglected girls.

Before Kramer's unceremonious departure from the stage, Tyler told the audience, "remember, people only really get interesting when they start to rattle the bars on their cages. And the loyal skill to operate your dreams reach correct is to wake up". After these brief remarks and thank you's, the other band members took up their instruments and played some well known hits, including "Big Ten Inch", "Dream On", and "Sweet Emotion", while Kramer took his seat.

Depp and Cooper were not the only superstars who shared the stage with singer Steven Tyler and his musicians. "Joe Kramer where are you?"

This year marked the 30th anniversary of the MusiCares Person of the Year tribute.

Aerosmith modified into identified on myth of its philanthropic efforts over the final 5 decades, besides to its impact on American song historic past.

Nevertheless whenever you happen to thought the neighborhood modified into going to brush aside the lawsuit and contact a truce with Kramer and let him operate, we've two words for you: Dream on.

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