The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions have announced that Miranda Lambert will duet with Blake Shelton, plus Eli Young Band and Rascal Flatts have been added to the country superstar lineup for 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, Marcus Luttrell (Retired Navy SEAL), Joe Mantegna (Criminal Minds), Craig Morgan (United States Army Veteran/Country Music Artist), Nancy O’Dell (Entertainment Tonight), and Sheryl Underwood (The Talk) will present. The special, co-hosted by LL Cool J and Chris O’Donnell 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 Dierks Bentley, Lee Brice, Luke Bryan, Merle Haggard, Hunter Hayes, Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, Kellie Pickler, George Strait, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, 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. 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.
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