JONI MITCHELL RECEIVES KENNEDY CENTER LIFETIME ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts celebrated the 44th Honorees for lifetime artistic achievements this weekend, including music icon Joni Mitchell.
As Kennedy Center Chairman David M. Rubenstein stated, “The Kennedy Center Honors celebrates luminaries whose art and creativity have enriched us beyond measure.” The Center praised Mitchell for her unparalleled songwriting, noting “songstress Joni Mitchell, blends raw, deeply personal lyrics with her stunningly ethereal voice in 19 albums, becoming one of the most influential singer-songwriters and cultural figures in 20th-century popular music.”
The full Kennedy Center Honors ceremony will be aired on CBS on December 22nd at 9pm. Read more about the honorees.