The Academy of Country Music and Dick Clark Productions announced today that country music superstars [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Luke Bryan[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Sara Evans[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Tim McGraw[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jennifer Nettles[/lastfm] have been added to the all-star lineup of artists scheduled to perform at the ACM PRESENTS: Lionel Richie and Friends – In Concert taping Monday, April 2nd, 2012 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The special will air Friday, April 13th, 2012 on CBS.
ACM Presents: Lionel Richie and Friends – In Concert is a special concert event of country music collaborations with the legendary Lionel Richie, featuring duets from his upcoming album Tuskegee, out March 26, 2012, along with solo performances. Some of Richie’s greatest hits will be performed by today’s hottest country artists including Jason Aldean (“Say You Say Me”), The Band Perry (“Penny Lover”), Luke Bryan (“Running with the Night”), Sara Evans, Lady Antebellum (“Truly”), Martina McBride (“Still”), Jennifer Nettles (“Hello”) and Rascal Flatts (“Dancing on the Ceiling”). Duets with Richie include: “My Love” with Kenny Chesney, “Sail On” with Tim McGraw, “Lady” with Kenny Rogers, and more surprises to be announced. The show is produced for television by dick clark productions and will be taped at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Monday, April 2, 2012 at 7:30 PM PT, to air 9:00-11:00 PM ET/PT on Friday, April 13, 2012 on the CBS Television Network.
Ticket sales from the special will benefit ACM Lifting Lives. For more information, log onto www.ACMLiftingLives.org or www.ACMcountry.comor follow the ACM on Twitter at @ACMawards for more immediate updates.