On Monday, April 2nd, ACM PRESENTS: Lionel Richie and Friends – In Concert was taped at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The special concert event of country music collaborations with the legendary Lionel Richie will air Friday, April 13, 2012 on the CBS Television Network (9:00-11:00 PM ET/PT).
The special features duets from Richie’s latest album Tuskegee, out now, along with solo performances. Some of Richie’s greatest hits were performed by today’s hottest artists including Jason Aldean (“Say You Say Me”), Luke Bryan (“Running with the Night”), Sara Evans and Marc Anthony (“Endless Love”), Martina McBride (“Still”), The Band Perry (“Penny Lover”) and Lady Antebellum (“Truly”). Duets with Richie included: “My Love” with Kenny Chesney, “Sail On” with Tim McGraw, “Hello” with Jennifer Nettles, “Lady” with Kenny Rogers, “Stuck On You” with Darius Rucker, “Brick House” with Big & Rich and “Dancin’ On The Ceiling” with Rascal Flatts. Nicole Richie joined her dad at the piano for a very special moment in the show.
About ACM PRESENTS: Lionel Richie and Friends – In Concert
The ACM PRESENTS: Lionel Richie and Friends – In Concert special will feature country music collaborations with the legendary Lionel Richie featuring duets and solo performances with some of today’s most incredible country artists. The show is produced for television by dick clark productions and will air 9:00-11:00 PM ET/PT on Friday, April 13, 2012 on the CBS Television Network. Orly Adelson and R.A. Clark are executive producers. Barry Adelman is producer, and Bob Bardo is the executive in charge of production. Bob Romeo is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music. Ticket sales from the special will benefit ACM Lifting Lives. For more information, log onto www.ACMLiftingLives.org or www.ACMcountry.com.
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