'ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute To The Troops' Raises $650,000 For ACM Lifting Lives
August 27, 2014 at 10:24 AM (PT)
THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC (ACM) contributed $650,000 to ACM LIFTING LIVES, with the donation made on behalf of the artists who participated in the taping of "ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute To The Troops" in LAS VEGAS in APRIL (NET NEWS 03/27).
The artists involved included DIERKS BENTLEY, LEE BRICE, LUKE BRYAN, MERLE HAGGARD, HUNTER HAYES, TOBY KEITH, MIRANDA LAMBERT, TIM McGRAW, CRAIG MORGAN, KELLIE PICKLER, BLAKE SHELTON, GEORGE STRAIT, CARRIE UNDERWOOD, KEITH URBAN, ELI YOUNG BAND, FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE, LADY ANTEBELLUM, RASCAL FLATTS, and THE BAND PERRY. The show was hosted by "NCIS: LOS ANGELES" stars LL COOL J and CHRIS O'DONNELL.
"We are so thankful to the fans, artists and military troops that made this special possible," said ACM Chairman Of The Board KEN ROBOLD. "We are grateful to have been able to give more than $4.5 million to support the good work of ACM LIFTING LIVES through our televised specials such as this."