Zac Brown Joins GRAMMY Tribute to the Late Levon Helm
ZBB’s Zac Brown, Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard 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 Staple 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. Helm was a member of the revered rock group the Band, which received a Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008.
The 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards 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).