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04.03.2020

SONGS REVEALED FOR “ACM® PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY,” A NEW TWO-HOUR SPECIAL AIRING SUNDAY, APRIL 5 AT 8:00 PM ON CBS

Bobby Bones to Introduce the ACM Lifting Lives®

COVID-19 Response Fund During Telecast

The list of fan-favorite songs for ACM® PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY, a new two-hour special hosted by CBS THIS MORNING’s Gayle King, has been revealed. The special will be broadcast Sunday, April 5 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and on CBS All Access. Featuring intimate conversations and at-home acoustic performances with country music’s biggest stars, as well as clips from past ACM Awards® moments, the special will provide a night filled with entertainment, hope and reflection and bring the healing power of music to Americans at a time when they need it most. Also, Bobby Bones will introduce the ACM Lifting Lives COVID-19 Response Fund.

ACM PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY performances will include:

  • Kelsea Ballerini - “homecoming queen?”

  • Dierks Bentley - “I Hold On”

  • Kane Brown and John Legend - “Last Time I Say Sorry”

  • Luke Bryan - “Most People Are Good”

  • Brandi Carlile - “The Joke”

  • Eric Church - “Never Break Heart”

  • Luke Combs - “Beautiful Crazy”

  • Sheryl Crow - “I Shall Believe”

  • Florida Georgia Line - “Blessings”

  • Lady Antebellum - “What I’m Leaving For”

  • Miranda Lambert - “Bluebird”

  • Little Big Town - “Next to You”

  • Tim McGraw - “Humble and Kind”

  • Old Dominion (Matthew Ramsey and Trevor Rosen) - “Some People Do”

  • Brad Paisley and Darius Rucker - “Mud On the Tires” and “Wagon Wheel”

  • Thomas Rhett - “Be A Light”

  • Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani - “Nobody But You”

  • Shania Twain - “Honey, I’m Home” and “Man! I Feel Like a Woman”

  • Carrie Underwood - “Drinking Alone”

  • Keith Urban - “Wasted Time”

  • Kenny Rogers Tribute - featuring Brad Paisley and Darius Rucker performing “Lucille” and “The Gambler” and Luke Bryan performing “Coward of The County”

As previously announced, iHeartMedia’s leading country radio host and ACM Radio Award National On-Air Personality of the Year Bobby Bones, a long-time ACM Lifting Lives® supporter, will introduce the ACM Lifting Lives COVID-19 Response Fund during the telecast. ACM Lifting Lives, the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Country Music, created this fund to assist individuals working in the country music industry who are suffering a financial crisis as a result of the pandemic. Those in need can apply for funds at ACMLiftingLives.org.

For more information, visit ACMcountry.com. You can also like Academy of Country Music on Facebook or follow on Twitter at @ACMawards, follow on Instagram at @ACMawards and sign up for the FREE ACM A-List for more immediate updates.

The special is produced for television by dick clark productions. R.A. Clark, Barry Adelman, Mark Bracco and Amy Thurlow are executive producers. Damon Whiteside is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music.

CHEAT TWEET: Songs included in ACM® PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY revealed! Go to https://www.cbs.com/shows/academy_of_country_music to see the list and tune in to the 2-hour special 4/5 at 8PM #CBS to see your favorite country artists perform from home! #ACMOurCountry https://bit.ly/2UD8xfK

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RATING: To Be Announced

Photos are available at: http://www.cbspressexpress.com

Official CBS website: http://www.cbs.com/shows/academy_of_country_music/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AcademyOfCountryMusic/?fref=ts

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ACMawards

Instagram: @acmawards

CBS Tweet: https://twitter.com/CBSTweet

MEDIA CONTACTS:

CBS Press Contacts:

Kate Fisher

212-975-3818

khfisher@cbs.com

Andrea Ballas

818-655-1581

andrea.ballas@cbs.com

CBS Photo Contacts:

Gaye Ann Bruno

818-655-1542

gayeann.bruno@cbs.com

Michele Crowe

212-975-3265

michele.crowe@cbs.com

Academy of Country Music Contacts:

Brooke Primero

818-788-8000

brooke@acmcountry.com

Melissa Moldovan

818-788-8000

melissa@acmcountry.com

Valence Media/dick clark productions Contacts:

Gina Sorial

310-255-0308

gsorial@valencemedia.com

Ligia Mallman

310-255-0321

lmallman@valencemedia.com

Rogers and Cowan PMK Contacts:

Christina Canseco

310-854-4800

Christina.Canseco@rogersandcowanpmk.com

Hallie Sawyer

310-854-4800

Hallie.Sawyer@rogersandcowanpmk.com

Press:

Kate Fisher
212-975-3818
khfisher@cbs.com

Andrea Ballas
818-655-1581
andrea.ballas@cbs.com

 

Photo:

Gaye Ann Bruno
818-655-1542
gayeann.bruno@cbs.com

Michele Crowe
212-975-3265
michele.crowe@cbs.com