The Band Perry & More Set for CBS's ACM PRESENTS: TIM McGRAW'S SUPERSTAR SUMMER NIGHT Tonight
Music luminaries John Fogerty and Faith Hill, along with hot new country chart-toppers Florida Georgia Line in a special collaboration with Nelly, and country music stars The Band Perry have been added to the all-star artist lineup scheduled to perform at the ACM PRESENTS: TIM McGRAW'S SUPERSTAR SUMMER NIGHT, taping Monday, April 8 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, to be broadcast tonight, May 19 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. These artists join previously announced performers Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Ne-Yo, Pitbull, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban and Lady Antebellum.
Fifteen-time ACM Award winner Tim McGraw is spotlighting the hottest music of the summer and calling on his friends from all areas of the music world to help kick off the 2013 touring season. ACM PRESENTS: TIM McGRAW'S SUPERSTAR SUMMER NIGHT will feature high-octane performances and musical collaborations in a two-hour star-studded concert event to benefit ACM Lifting Lives, the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Country Music dedicated to improving lives through the power of music, and an organization that McGraw was closely affiliated with during his last tour.
For more than four decades, John Fogerty has been an American treasure. As one of the most revered and influential artists to emerge in the 1960s, he continues to be a vital part of the musical landscape. As lead singer, guitarist and songwriter of Creedence Clearwater Revival and as a GRAMMY Award-winning, chart-topping solo artist, Fogerty's sound has encompassed everything from blues to country to southern swamp rock and roll. Known as one of the greatest songwriters, singers and guitarists of all time, Fogerty was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993.
Faith Hill has established herself as one of the music industry's top vocalists, with a voice that is as powerful as it is recognizable. Her career has been highlighted by the sale of more than 30 million records worldwide, during which time she has celebrated 13 #1 singles and 20 #1 videos. Hill has won 15 Academy Of Country Music awards, including Female Vocalist of the Year in 1998, 1999 and 2000, Single Record of the Year for "This Kiss" in 1998, and the ACM Career Achievement Award in 2006, among many others.
Since releasing their multi-week #1 double-platinum debut single "Cruise," Breakout duo Florida Georgia Line - Tyler Hubbard from Monroe, Georgia and Brian Kelly from Ormond Beach, Florida - has been quickly garnering buzz among fans, media and several superstars across genres, including Taylor Swift, Keith Urban and GRAMMY Award-winning hip-hop artist Nelly, with whom they have teamed up on a "Cruise" remix. FGL's gold-certified "Get Your Shine On" is Top 10 and rising at Country radio. Their energetic live show and compelling tunes landed them coveted opening slots on Taylor Swift's "The Red Tour" and Luke Bryan's "Dirt Road Diaries Tour" this year. The Republic Nashville duo brings a fresh combination of eclectic beats and expressive lyrics to the genre. Producer Joey Moi showcases their unique sound throughout their Gold-certified debut album, Here's to the Good Times, which earned the highest debut album sales of 2012 for a new country artist. They have appeared on "Live! With Kelly & Michael," "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," "Fox & Friends" and secured a presenter spot during the 2012 American Music Awards.