One year after she pledged to bring teenage leukemia survivor Kevin McGuire to the ACM Awards, Taylor Swift has finally had a chance to make good on her promise. (Kevin couldn’t attend the 2012 ceremony due to a chemo-induced fever, though Swift did give him a heartfelt shout-out in her Entertainer of the Year acceptance speech.) McGuire and his family attended the show in Las Vegas yesterday, after enjoying a private pre-telecast meeting with Swift. No word on whether the singer and her “date” planned their complementary outfits, though. READ FULL STORY
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Tim McGraw, Jennifer Nettles, Luke Bryan, and Sara Evans to join 'Lionel Richie and Friends in Concert' -- EXCLUSIVE
Lionel Richie’s got once, twice, three times the friends you do.
As previously reported, CBS will be airing ACM Presents: Lionel Richie and Friends in Concert after the Academy of Country Music Awards telecast April 13.
And while the special event already boasted an impressive roster of country stars — including Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Kenny Rogers, Rascal Flatts, The Band Perry, and Martina McBride — it turns out there are even more guests waiting in the wings.
Luke Bryan, Sara Evans, Tim McGraw, and Jennifer Nettles are the night’s newest additions, the ACM and Dick Clark Productions announced today.
The concert will feature a variety of offerings, from solo performances to duets with the man of the hour. Naturally, a whole bunch of Richie hits from the man’s upcoming country duets album Tuskegee, due March 26, will be addressed throughout the night; here’s a peek at the itinerary:
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