The Midnight Ramble will roll on at the Grammys when Elton John and Mumford & Sons lead atribute to the late Levon Helm, The Associated Press reports. As part of the awards show's in memoriam tribute, John and Mumford & Sons will be joined by T Bone Burnett, Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes, Zac Brown and Mavis Staples for a special performance of the Band's "The Weight."
Helm, singer and drummer for The Band, died on April 19th in New York of throat cancer. He was 71. Mumford & Sons are up for four awards at this Sunday's Grammys, including Album of the Year for Babel. Alabama Shakes are up for two awards, including Best New Artist.
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