(CBS) – 2011 Grammy nominee Neil Young will be honored at Canada’s Juno Awards this year with a Humanitarian Award.

According to Spinner, Young was selected primarily for his work in founding the Farm Aid concert series in 1985 with Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp.

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Young and his wife also created the Bridge School, located in Hillsborough, which educates students who struggle with severe speech and physical impairments.

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The Juno Awards will be held March 27.

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