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ACM Lifting Lives Receives $750,000 Following Lionel Richie TV Special


The Lionel Richie and Friends concert, held on CBS in April, raised $750,000 for the Academy of Country Music's Lifting Lives charity.

A host of big names joined Richie on stage including Tim McGraw, Jennifer Nettles, Luke Bryan, Sara Evans, Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Kenny Rogers, Rascal Flatts, the Band Perry and Martina McBride.

"We thank these incredible artists for donating their time and talents to make it possible for ACM Lifting Lives to continue the good work of improving lives through the power of music," said an ACM rep.

ACM Lifting Lives, the philanthropic arm of the ACM, is dedicated to improving lives through the power of music. Each year, ACM Lifting Lives provides grants to music therapy and music education programs.

by RTTNews Staff Writer

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