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[02/06/13 - 12:07 PM]
Zac Brown, Brittany Howard, Elton John, Mumford & Sons and Mavis Staples to Join Together for a Special Tribute to the Late Levon Helm on "The 55th Annual Grammy Awards(R)," Sunday, Feb. 10
Plus: Dave Grohl, Ne-Yo and Ryan Seacrest have been added as presenters.

[via press release from CBS]

ZAC BROWN, BRITTANY HOWARD (ALABAMA SHAKES), ELTON JOHN, MUMFORD & SONS AND MAVIS STAPLES TO JOIN TOGETHER FOR A SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO THE LATE LEVON HELM ON "THE 55TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS(R)," SUNDAY, FEB. 10

Nominee T Bone Burnett to Serve as Musical Director for Special In Memoriam Segment

Nominees Miguel and Wiz Khalifa to Perform on Music's Biggest Night (R)

Dave Grohl, Ne-Yo and Ryan Seacrest Set to Present at the Music Industry's Premier Event

Nominees Zac Brown, Brittany Howard (Alabama Shakes) and Mumford & Sons, along with five-time GRAMMY(R) Award winner, GRAMMY Legend Award(TM) recipient and 2000 MusiCares(R) Person of the Year honoree Elton John and GRAMMY Award winner and Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient (as a member of the Staples Singers) Mavis Staples, will join together for a special tribute to the late Levon Helm as part of the annual In Memoriam segment on THE 55TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS(R).. The music industry's premier event will take place Sunday, Feb. 10 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/delayed PT), at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, on the CBS Television Network.

Current nominee T Bone Burnett will serve as musical director for this special tribute to Helm. Additionally, current nominees Miguel and Wiz Khalifa are set to perform on Music's Biggest Night (R). Thirteen-time GRAMMY Award winner Dave Grohl, three-time GRAMMY Award winner and current nominee Ne-Yo and TV and radio host/producer (and newly appointed Honorary Chair of the GRAMMY Foundation Board) Ryan Seacrest will appear as presenters.

Current nominee Miguel is up for five awards: Song Of The Year, Best R&B Performance and Best R&B Song for "Adorn," and Best Urban Contemporary Album for Kaleidoscope Dream and Best Rap Song (along with Olubowale Akintimehin, S. Joseph Dew, Jerrin Howard and Walker Johnson) for "Lotus Flower Bomb."

Twelve-time GRAMMY Award-winning producer T Bone Burnett, Brittany Howard (Alabama Shakes) and Wiz Khalifa each have two nominations: Burnett is nominated twice in Best Song Written For Visual Media for "Abraham's Daughter" (from The Hunger Games) (along with Win Butler and Régine Chassagne) and "Safe & Sound" (from The Hunger Games) (along with Taylor Swift, John Paul White and Joy Williams); Howard is up for Best New Artist and Best Rock Performance for "Hold On" (both with Alabama Shakes); and Wiz Khalifa is nominated for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for "Payphone" (with Maroon 5) and Best Rap Song for "Young, Wild & Free" (along with Calvin Broadus, Chris Brody Brown, Peter Hernandez, Philip Lawrence and Ari Levine).

Zac Brown has a Best Country Album nod for Uncaged.

Previously announced performers for THE 55TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS(R) are current nominees Dierks Bentley and Miranda Lambert, The Black Keys, Kelly Clarkson, FUN., the Lumineers, Mumford & Sons, Frank Ocean, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Jack White, as well as Elton John and current nominee Ed Sheeran performing live together for the first time, Alicia Keys and current nominees Maroon 5, current nominee Bruno Mars, Rihanna and Sting in a special performance and Justin Timberlake. The Black Keys, FUN., Howard, the Lumineers, Miguel, Ocean, Sheeran and Wiz Khalifa will perform on the GRAMMY broadcast for the first time. Previously announced presenters are nominees Beyoncé, Hunter Hayes, Carly Rae Jepsen and Katy Perry, actor Kaley Cuoco, actor and three-time Emmy(R) Award winner Neil Patrick Harris, five-time GRAMMY Award winner Faith Hill, singer/actor Jennifer Lopez, three-time GRAMMY Award winner Tim McGraw, actor Pauley Perrette, seven-time GRAMMY Award winner Prince and four-time GRAMMY Award winner Keith Urban. Two-time GRAMMY Award winner LL COOL J returns as host of Music's Biggest Night (R).

THE 55TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS(R) are produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures for The Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich is executive producer, Louis J. Horvitz is director and David Wild and Ken Ehrlich are the writers.

About The Recording Academy

Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards - the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music - The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Academy, please visit www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @TheGRAMMYs on Twitter, like "The GRAMMYs" on Facebook and join The GRAMMYs' social communities on Foursquare, GetGlue, Google +, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr and YouTube.





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