Chesney to Duet with Lionel Richie at ACM Special

posted January 10th, 2012 at 4:18 pm

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by Josh Martn

Kenny Chesney will participate in a star-studded concert special with Lionel Richie the day after the ACM Awards:

ACM Presents: Lionel Richie and Friends – A Lifetime Of Hits, is an all-star concert special to be taped Monday, April 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena to air later on CBS. This country collaboration with the legendary Lionel Richie, featuring duets from his upcoming album Tuskeegee, will include some of Richie’s greatest hits performed by Jason Aldean, The Band Perry, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Martina McBride, Rascal Flatts, Kenny Rogers and many more. Ticket sales will benefit ACM Lifting Lives, which works to improve lives through music.

Chesney did a similar event in 2010 for Brooks and Dunn.

A release date has not yet been set for Richie’s Tuskegee album, but you can pre-order now at Amazon.com. Chesney and Richie sing “My Love” on the album.

The ACM Awards will air live Sunday, April 1st. Nominations have not yet been announced.


Tagged in Awards, Special Appearances, Television

  • Mmaynard45

    my first concert was Lionel Ritchie in Memphis, tn.  I was so far up in the top until it was not even funny. To have Kenny, who I adore, sing with Lionel who was my first concert and “My Love” is awesome.  I can’t wait!

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