Grammys Plan an All-Star Tribute to Levon Helm

2013 Grammy Nominees AlbumThe late Levon Helm will be honored with a special tribute during the In Memoriam segment of the 55th Annual Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy announced current nominees Zac Brown, Brittany Howard (Alabama Shakes), and Mumford & Sons will join Grammy winner Elton John and Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Mavis Staples to team up for the special tribute to Helm.
 
T Bone Burnett has been tapped to be the musical director for the Helm tribute.
 
The Recording Academy also just announced Miguel and Wiz Khalifa will perform on the February 10th show hosted by LL Cool J. And Grammy winners Dave Grohl and Ne-Yo as well as Ryan Seacrest have been added to the presenters list.
 
The list of performers now includes Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert, The Black Keys, Kelly Clarkson, FUN., the Lumineers, Mumford & Sons, Frank Ocean, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Jack White, Elton John, Ed Sheeran, Alicia Keys, Maroon 5, Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Sting, and Justin Timberlake. The presenters include Beyoncé, Hunter Hayes, Carly Rae Jepsen, Katy Perry, Kaley Cuoco, Neil Patrick Harris, Faith Hill, Jennifer Lopez, Tim McGraw, Pauley Perrette, Prince, and Keith Urban.
 
Source: The Recording Academy
 

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Journalist covering the entertainment industry for more than 13 years. Member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association, Alliance of Women Film Journalists, and San Diego Film Critics Society.

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