[05/16/08 - 02:32 PM] Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood to Perform Special Tribute Performance to Eddy Arnold on "The 43rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards" Plus: Jason Alexander, Karolina Kurkova and David Spade are added as presenters during the May 18 event.
[via press release from CBS]
BRAD PAISLEY AND CARRIE UNDERWOOD TO PERFORM SPECIAL TRIBUTE PERFORMANCE TO EDDY ARNOLD ON "THE 43RD ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS," TO BE BROADCAST LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS, SUNDAY, MAY 18 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
Jason Alexander, Karolina Kurkova and David Spade Added as Presenters
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will perform a live tribute performance to Eddy Arnold on THE 43RD ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, to be broadcast live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Sunday, May 18 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. Actor Jason Alexander, supermodel Karolina Kurkova and David Spade, star of the CBS comedy series "Rules of Engagement," have been added as presenters on the broadcast.
In a special performance, superstars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will perform a tribute to the late Eddy Arnold, a country music legend. Both Paisley and Underwood are nominated for multiple Academy of Country Music awards, including Paisley's nomination for Entertainer of the Year, for which fans can vote at http://www.voteacm.com/.
THE 43RD ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, hosted by country music superstar Reba McEntire for the 10th time, is produced for television by dick clark productions. The show is executive produced by R.A. Clark and produced by Barry Adelman. The executive in charge of production is Bob Bardo. Louis J. Horvitz is directing.