Levon Helm performs at the 2010 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Presented By Shell at the Fair Grounds Race Course on April 25, 2010, in New Orleans. / Getty
Levon Helm will be remembered with a special tribute Sunday at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.
Elton John and Mumford & Sons are among the acts tapped to recognize the late Band drummer at the ceremony. Mavis Staples, T Bone Burnett, Zac Brown and Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard will also perform The Band's classic song, "The Weight."
Helm died of complications related to cancer last April. He was 71.
The Band released its debut album, "Music From Big Pink," in 1968. The group's sophomore album featured the songs "Up on Cripple Creek" and "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down."
The Grammy Awards, which will be broadcast on CBS, will also feature performances by The Lumineers, Carrie Underwood, Black Keys, fun., the Black Keys, Ed Sheeran and Rihanna. LL Cool J will serve as host.