Fact: Willie Nelson will receive a star-studded tribute when he is presented with the 2015 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song next month (Nov15). Rosanne Cash, Jamey Johnson, Alison Krauss, Neil Young and Promise of the Real, the band featuring Nelson's son Lukas, and Paul Simon and his wife Edie Brickell will be among the acts paying tribute to the 82 year old at the annual Library of Congress gala in Washington, D.C. Nelson will be the first country music artist to receive America's prestigious award, named after brothers George and Ira Gershwin.
Quote: <p>"It was painful for us, as his children, to watch. Two of my sisters chose not to see it. I mean, who wants to see a Hollywood rehashing of their childhood?" Rosanne Cash on watching her father Johnny Cash's biopic Walk the Line. </p>