Co-Hosts & Additional Performers Announced for ACM PRESENTS: AN ALL-STAR SALUTE TO THE TROOPS


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LL COOL J AND CHRIS O’DONNELL TO CO-HOST

“ACM PRESENTS:  AN ALL-STAR SALUTE TO THE TROOPS,”

TO BE BROADCAST TUESDAY, MAY 20 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK

 

DIERKS BENTLEY, LEE BRICE, LUKE BRYAN, HUNTER HAYES, TOBY KEITH,

TIM MCGRAW, KELLIE PICKLER, AND KEITH URBAN

ADDED TO THE STAR-STUDDED PERFORMANCE LINEUP

 

Tickets on Sale NOW at Ticketmaster.com for Taping of CBS Television Network Special at the

MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Monday, April 7, 2014

 

TWEET: .@LLCOOLJ & @chrisodonnell to co-host + more All-Stars confirmed for

#ACMpresents Salute to the Troops, 5/20, 9pm on CBS! [LINK]

 

The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions have announced LL COOL J and Chris O’Donnell, stars of the hit CBS drama series “NCIS:  Los Angeles,” will co-host ACM PRESENTS:  AN ALL-STAR SALUTE TO THE TROOPS, a concert event featuring some of the biggest names in country music paying tribute to our armed forces. Additionally, Dierks Bentley, Lee Brice, Luke Bryan, Hunter Hayes, Toby KeithTim McGraw, Kellie Pickler, and Keith Urban have been added to the star-studded lineup of artists scheduled to perform. The special will be taped Monday, April 7 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and will be broadcast Tuesday, May 20 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

 

These artists join previously announced performers Merle HaggardGeorge StraitCarrie UnderwoodFlorida Georgia LineLady Antebellum and The Band Perry.  The concert will honor the country’s remarkable servicemen and women and include special moments and stories of incredible bravery and integrity.  Proceeds from ticket sales for ACM PRESENTS:  AN ALL-STAR SALUTE TO THE TROOPS will benefit ACM Lifting Lives, the charitable arm of the Academy.

 

ACM PRESENTS: AN ALL-STAR SALUTE TO THE TROOPS is produced for television by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, R.A. Clark and Barry Adelman are executive producers. Bob Romeo is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music.

 

Tickets for ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops are on sale NOW at Ticketmaster, priced at $105, $155 and $205. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit ACM Lifting Lives, the charitable arm of the Academy.  For more information, please log onto www.ACMLiftingLives.org or www.ACMcountry.comor follow on Twitter at @ACMawards for more immediate updates.