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NEW YORK, NY (CBS) -- ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute To The Troops, is a concert event featuring some of the biggest names in country music paying tribute to our armed forces, will be broadcast tonight at 9:00 PM on the CBS Television Network and News 19, WLTX.

The special was taped Monday, April 7 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Country music superstars Merle Haggard, George Strait, Luke Bryan, Hunter Hayes, Carrie Underwood, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley, Tim McGraw, Lee Brice, Keith Urban, Kellie Pickler, The Band Perry, a duet with Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton, as well as performances by Eli Young Band and Rascal Flatts join the all-star lineup of performers for the event. The concert honors the country's remarkable servicemen and women and include special moments and stories of incredible bravery and integrity.

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"We are so thankful for all of the men and women in our armed forces and proud to present this fantastic night of performances in their honor," said Bob Romeo, CEO of the Academy of Country Music. "The special will be a remarkable moment in Academy history and continues the 'ACM Presents' TV specials that have been so successful over the years and helps to fund the important charitable work of ACM Lifting Lives."

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