FEB 06 2013
Zac Brown, Brittany Howard (Alabama Shakes), Elton John, Mumford & Sons, And Marvin Staples To Join Together For A Special Tribute To The Late Levon Helm On The 55th Annual Grammys
NOMINEE T BONE BURNETT TO SERVE AS MUSICAL DIRECTOR FOR SPECIAL IN MEMORIAM SEGMENT
NOMINEES MIGUEL AND WIZ KHALIFA ALSO SET TO PERFORM ON MUSIC'S BIGGEST NIGHT®
Dave Grohl, Ne-Yo, and Ryan Seacrest Are Set to Present at the Music Industry's Premier Event
The 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards® — Hosted by LL COOL J — Airs Live on CBS Sunday, Feb. 10, 8 P.M. ET/PT #TheWorldIsListening
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Feb. 6, 2013) — Nominees Zac Brown, Brittany Howard (Alabama Shakes), and Mumford & Sons, along with five-time GRAMMY® winner, GRAMMY Legend Award™ recipient, and 2000 MusiCares® Person of the Year honoree Elton John and GRAMMY 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® telecast. Current nominee T Bone Burnett will serve as musical director for this special tribute to Helm. Additionally, current nominees Miguel and Wiz Khalifa also are set to perform on Music's Biggest Night®. Thirteen-time GRAMMY winner Dave Grohl, three-time GRAMMY 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. The music industry's premier event will take place live on Sunday, Feb. 10, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast in high-definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network from 8 – 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). The show also will be supported on radio worldwide via Dial Global, and covered online at GRAMMY.com and CBS.com, and on YouTube. Additional performers, presenters and special segments will be announced soon. For GRAMMY coverage, updates and breaking news, please visit The Recording Academy®'s social networks on Twitter and Facebook.