LL Cool J, Chris O'Donnell to co-host ACM troops special | The Music Universe

LL Cool J, Chris O’Donnell to co-host ACM troops special

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 Keith, Tim 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 7th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and will be broadcast Tuesday, May 20th from 9-11 pm ET/PT on the CBS Television Network.

These artists join previously announced performers Merle Haggard, George Strait, Carrie Underwood, Florida Georgia Line, Lady 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.

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.

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