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George Strait, Carrie Underwood, Merle Haggard Will ‘Salute The Troops’ In A TV Special This May

Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum & The Band Perry will also perform.
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George Strait, Carrie Underwood, Merle Haggard (Ethan Miller/Astrid Stawiarz/Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

The Academy of Country Music today announced that George Strait, Carrie Underwood, Merle Haggard, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum and The Band Perry are among the artists set to perform during the upcoming televised special ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops

Set for broadcast May 20 on CBS, the concert was created to honor our country’s servicewomen and men. The show will tape on April 7 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, one day after the 49th ACM Awards, and proceeds from ticket sales will benefit ACM Lifting Lives, the charitable arm of the Academy.

Related: See a Full List of the 2014 ACM Award Nominees

Previous ACM Presents specials include last year’s salute to Tim McGraw titled Superstar Summer Night, and a tribute to Lionel Richie that aired in 2012.

ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops airs May 20 at 9pm ET/PT on CBS.

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