Encino, CA (May 11, 2015) – Tune in this Friday, May 15, 2015 at 9:00 PM ET/PT on the CBS Television Network to watch country music luminaries and chart-topping artists perform together on “ACM Presents: Superstar Duets.” Country stars partnered with their idols for exclusive performances that made up the evening portion of the 3rd Annual ACM® Party for a Cause® Festival on April 17 & 18, 2015 at Globe Life Park in Arlington, TX.
The “ACM Presents: Superstar Duets” two-hour special will feature performances by John Anderson & Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley & Ashley Monroe & Kip Moore, Clint Black & Joe Nichols, ACM Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan & Ronnie Milsap, Deana Carter & The Band Perry, Brandy Clark & Lady Antebellum, Brett Eldredge & Hunter Hayes, Sara Evans & Darius Rucker, Sam Hunt & Dwight Yoakam, Alan Jackson & New Artist of the Year Cole Swindell, Female Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert & Patty Loveless, Reba & Brooks & Dunn, Alabama & Eli Young Band along with special performances including a tribute to George Jones by Kenny Chesney, a military tribute performance by Brantley Gilbert, and a performance by Jake Owen dedicated to Stand Up To Cancer.
ACM Lifting Lives® partnered with Stand Up To Cancer to encourage viewers to write to Congress to ask that lawmakers restore federal funding for life-saving cancer research. Jake Owen performed “What We Ain’t Got” to highlight the special moment. Fans can go to SU2C.org/liftinglives and let their voices be heard.
Ticket proceeds from the live two-day event went to ACM Lifting Lives®, the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Country Music, and military philanthropies including Folds of Honor Foundation, Navy SEAL Foundation and Task Force Dagger Foundation. For additional information about ACM Lifting Lives, visit ACMLiftingLives.org.
About ACM Presents: Superstar Duets
ACM Presents: Superstar Duets was produced for television by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan and R.A. Clark are executive producers. Mark Bracco, Barry Adelman and Tom Forrest are co-executive producers. Bob Romeo is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music. For more information, log onto ACMLiftingLives.org or ACMcountry.com or follow on Twitter at @ACMawards for more immediate updates