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Adam will be honoured in New York on June 26th, at a benefit night to mark MusiCares' addiction recovery programmes.

Performers on the night include Jack Garratt, The Lumineers, Macy Gray and Michael Franti, with Cat Deeley hosting the evening. (Stop Press. One more act on the bill - U2!)

MusiCares - a Grammy initiative - offers a variety of addiction recovery services, including the signature MAP Fund,  a pool of resources to address addiction and recovery needs, which provides addiction recovery treatment and sober living resources for members of the music community.

"Adam is a hero to fans and music creators around the world,” said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy and MusiCares, “And he is also a hero in the world of recovery for his fearless determination to give voice to the issues of addiction that affect — and all too often devastate — our music community."

"MusiCares does such vital work in helping vulnerable people across our industry,” Adam added. "I know from experience the importance of an accessible, supportive environment in times of need and I'm always happy to do what I can to benefit this important organization."

More information here and tickets available here.

COMMENTS

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21 July, 2017
❤️
Beautiful
Ktomor
10 July, 2017
Very proud fan!
I have to say that I´m a very proud fan of the band, nothing matters more to me rather than tell my son that this band is great, in every issue it has to be, as artists, as human beings, as rock stars, as a family... We see all the time astists having problems with drugs, addictions, money problems, etc. and surely you guys does too, but you've managed to stay in the right track, and you my friend, Adam, are a role model, you're someone that any youngster or adult can reach to understand how to take care of himself and make it through. You're style playing that bass is so unique, the same way and style you seem to live your life, so yep, I'm a very proud fan of U2 and yourself. So keep it up and congratulations for this awars, you don't only deserve it but a man like you is certainly the kind of person all the organizations have to reach for the benefit of all mankind.
lisa_ortega
29 June, 2017
Congratulations on your award Adam!
Thank you for opening up about your personal struggles. I have lost many people in my family to addiction. This might sound weird but I am so proud of you Adam. It takes real courage to stand before others and talk about these hard things that make people so vulnerable. It takes strength! Please know that you are giving hope and inspiration to many people! Will be cheering and singing along in San Diego soon when you play for us! I cannot wait! So excited!
liv2luv
29 June, 2017
Wow!
I love you, man! Congrats!
Marcy
25 June, 2017
Grateful Recovering thanks you
Dear Sir Adam Clayton, Thank you for being a beacon to light my way. I wrote you a letter of personal thanks on the plane to Vancouver on May 11, but I failed to pass it to you in Chicago when I might've had a chance. I had my hands too full with Elsha on Facebook video chat in my right and a picture of you signing my baby two years ago in my left. I entered recovery six months after you signed my daughter's U2 onesie, and so in Chicago I celebrated 18 months free. Thank you. My prayer and meditation is that I will continue to work of shining the light in my corner of the world, as you have shone the light for so many of us U2 fans and music fans around the world. There is no end to love. In gratitude, Marcy
Mariagiovanna
21 June, 2017
CONGRATULAZIONI!!!
Congratulations Adam, well deserved award! I admire so much your ability to open up about addictions and mental issues you've been through... You're such an inspiration for everybody. LOVE FROM ITALY
nicolegonnella
20 June, 2017
Congratulations Adam!
Sharing your story helps so many people. Congratulations ... you're an awesome guy. God bless you!
eileen
20 June, 2017
Congratulations!
Congratulations Adam! Thank you for all you do! XO
patricia_izzo
20 June, 2017
namaste
One day at a time! Peace, Love & Serenity! Good orderly direction & freely rely on God! Thank you Adam for paying it forward.
nitz1
20 June, 2017
You Rock Adam!
Congratulations! Well deserved!
Malahide
17 June, 2017
Congratulations
A great cause Adam, a caring person, is supporting. Nice to read he will be honoured for that.
17 June, 2017
Amazing Adam
Congratulations Adam, my respect and admiration for you.
maryamd
16 June, 2017
Congratulations!
So well deserved --thank you for all the great work you do for so many suffering. You share your light and your amazing gift! God Bless you and your family.
lassche
15 June, 2017
THE Red Butler of U2:
Adam, WE? ALWAYS WILL LOVE U2! Congratulation! We? Are underway. .. ... .... Love and light, Detlev Lassche, better knowing as THE VertiGo Hunter. Miss You Sugar.
Shannon387
15 June, 2017
Congrats Adam!
Congratulations Adam!
hokiesteve
15 June, 2017
Joshua Tree 2017 Tampa
The opening announcement to BAD brought my wife to tears; we know and understand how addiction destroys families as we are one in the wake of it's devastation. Please continue spreading the word and supporting these wonderful organizations! Until someone is entangled in the depth of this disease with someone they LOVE (our child) can they fully comprehend the magnitude of its destruction! Again, THANK YOU!! Haven't missed a tour in 30 years and will continue!
cindys
15 June, 2017
Well deserve, Adam!
Congratulations! They couldn't ask for a better voice for an excellent cause! ❤️
Sunday80s
15 June, 2017
AWESOME ADAM
Congratulations, Adam! You are all setting an example for others to try to emulate! I love your music, and you have my utmost respect, as you are leading by example. Thank you!
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