BTS, Dolly Parton items among 2022 MusiCares Charity Relief Auction

Auction is collaborative effort between Recording Academy and Julien’s Auctions

Julien’s Auctions has announced the lineup of items offered by some of music’s biggest and brightest stars to be sold at MusiCares Charity Relief Auction taking place live in Beverly Hills and online at juliensauctions.com on Sunday, January 30th, 2022.

This Official GRAMMY Week event precedes the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast. Proceeds will benefit MusiCares, the leading music industry charity, which provides the music community a support system of health and human services across a spectrum of needs including physical and mental health, addiction recovery, preventative clinics, unforeseen personal emergencies and disaster relief.

Leading the call to action are the 21st century’s pop icons, BTS. The seven superstars – RM, Jin, SUGA, j-hope, Jimin, V, and Jung Kook – have generously offered their Louis Vuitton ensembles worn by the group during their unforgettable performance of their smash hit song “Dynamite” filmed from Seoul, South Korea at the 63rd annual GRAMMY Awards ceremony that aired on March 14th. ARMY, their passionate fan base of millions across the globe, stormed social media to express their excitement and joy using the hashtags #LightItUpBTS and #BTSOurGreatestPrize, while watching BTS dressed in these custom-made white, orange and black LV suits in their historic first solo performance on Music’s Biggest Night. This group of ensembles will be sold at no reserve with a conservative pre-auction estimate at $30,000 – $50,000.

Another incredible BTS piece connected to this unforgettable GRAMMY performance and on offer is a group of three unique rings worn by j-hope. The jewelry, consists of a twisted double band in gold color, a triple green gem single band sterling silver ring, and a spiral gold colored sterling silver ring, size 9 (estimate: $2,000 – $4,000).

A sensational piece of GRAMMY history that will dazzle the auction stage comes from the one and only, Dolly Parton. The ten-time GRAMMY award-winning singer, with fifty GRAMMY nominations and two Academy Award nominations, is offering her stunning white and gold long sleeve fited dress with gold rhinestones and beaded fringe, worn on the red-carpet February 2, 2019 when she was honored as the MusiCares Person Of The Year, the first country artist to be honored. Articles of clothing worn by the beloved pop culture icon, pioneer and revered singer of classics such as “Jolene,” “9 to 5,” and “I Will Always Love You,” rarely come to auction. This widely photographed headliner is accompanied by the mannequin used to tailor the dress to fit Parton and a framed photograph collage displaying Parton wearing the dress at the event (estimate: $2,000 – $4,000).

Another notable GRAMMY showstopper heading to the auction will be global pop icon Katy Perry’s ensemble worn on The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live! – Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night. The multi- GRAMMY nominated singer of mega platinum hits such as, “Roar,” “Dark Horse,” and “Firework” and popular American Idol judge wore the unforgettable silver ensemble consisting of a decorative snowflake crystal headpiece, striped sweater, silver skirt with rhinestones and tulle, silver shorts and bustier jumpsuit in the opening of the 2010 televised special performing her GRAMMY nominated hit “California Gurls” (estimate: $3,000 – $5,000).

A lucky music fan will also have the chance to win at the auction The Ultimate 64th GRAMMY Awards Telecast experience which includes two platinum-level seats to the telecast on Monday, January 31st, 2022 at Staples Center in Los Angeles (estimate: $10,000 – $20,000).

Other highlights include Lionel Richie’s black jacket designed by David Thomas and Made by Muto Little worn on stage at the 2015 Glastonbury Festival Performance ($6,000 – $8,000).

Slash’s owned and signed hand drawn with skull and crossbones drawing wool black top hat with Slash’s sterling silver ring of a skull wearing a top hat with guns and roses details ($5,000 – $7,000) and an Epiphone Slash Les Paul Deluxe electric guitar with signature and skull and crossbones drawing ($1,000 – $2,000) by Slash accompanied by the original hardshell case with preprinted Slash drawing. Both lots come with photographs of Slash signing the items.

Slash’s owned and signed hand drawn with skull and crossbones drawing wool black top hat

A matte salmon pink Schecter Diamond Series guitar signed and inscribed by Machine Gun Kelly with the inscription “I’m Selling Tickets to my Downfall MGK” ($2,000 – $4,000).

A red blazer jacket worn by Dave Gahan on the Depeche Mode 2017-2018 Global Spirit Tour ($2,000 – $4,000).

A black and white Fender Squier Stratocaster electric guitar signed by three members of Depeche Mode: David Gahan, Andrew Fletcher and Alan Wilder ($1,000 – $2,000).

A Scott Weiland owned and worn Gucci red leather bomber jacket ($800 – $1,200) (photo below).
Scott Weiland owned and worn Gucci red leather bomber jacket

A Jason Aldean Collection by Resistol “Georgia Boy” cowboy hat signed by Aldean on the brim ($600 – $800).

A black ESP James Hetfield signed collaboration Vulture guitar and an official Metallica black T-shirt with the caption “got riff?” accompanied with a hard-shell case and photographs of Hetfield signing the guitar, as well as two guitar picks ($4,000 – $6,000).

Scott Weiland owned and worn Gucci red leather bomber jacket

A “Watermelon Sugar” (2019, 2020) 7” pink colored record single inscribed “All my love to you Treat people with kindness” and signed by Harry Styles with three color Polaroid- like photographs from the photo shoot for the song’s music video ($300 – $400).

A baby Taylor acoustic guitar signed by Tim McGraw and engraved with McGraw’s music company logo on the front ($800 – $1,200).

A Lady Gaga signed Chromatica CD and inscribed “XOXO Ted” by Lady Gaga on the booklet’s first page ($600 – $800).

Demi Lovato’s stage-worn Vic Matie combat boots ($800 – $1,200) and Gianvito Rossi thigh-high Aurora Cuisssard high heeled boots ($1,000 – $2,000).

A rare silver gothic style chain and lock necklace custom made for Tommy Lee by the legendary pioneer Gabor Nagy of Gaboratory, whose designs brought to the world the gothic biker jewelry look and craze in the early 90s. Lee is also offering a silver and leather necklace made by a fan to commemorate The Dirt, the 2019 film based on the bestselling autobiography of the same name from Mötley Crüe.

A 1960’s Les Paul Gibson electric guitar signed by Jeff Beck donated by Gibson Gives with a leather Gibson hard shell case (estimate: $1,000 – $2,000).

The auction will start closing in real time and in lot order for live bidding at 10 am PT on January 30th, 2022.

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