Tim McGraw held court at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Monday night, introducing a sold-out crowd to the country sounds they’ll hear on the road this summer. The concert will air as the ACM Presents: Tim McGraw’s Superstar Summer Night next month on CBS, and the show features a performance of Tim’s latest single “Highway Don’t Care,” featuring Keith Urban and Taylor Swift.
Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley, JaCancelson Aldean and this year’s ACM Entertainer of the Year, Luke Bryan,joined Tim and rock legend John Fogerty onstage for the finale performance of “Born on the Bayou.”
The show kicked off with pop star Pitbull singing his hit “Feel This Moment” with Christina Aguilera, Blake Shelton‘s pal from The Voice, appearing virtually on the screen. Pitbull also performed with Tim on the country hit, “Felt Good on My Lips.” Tim later teamed up with Ne Yo for a performance of “She Is,” their collaboration from Ne Yo’s recent album, R.E.D.
Lady Antebellum previewed the song “Goodbye Town” from their new album, Golden, landing in stores May 7. The Band Perry reworked their ACM Awards performance of “DONE.” for the upcoming broadcast, and Tim delivered a rousing version of “Mexicoma” from his latest album, Two Lanes of Freedom.
Tim’s new tour mate, Brantley Gilbert,performed his #1 country hit “Country Must Be Country Wide,” and Tim’s wife Faith Hill performed her 1994 cover of the Janis Joplin hit “Piece of My Heart.” Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean and Dierks Bentley also took solo turns on the show.
Tim McGraw’s Superstar Summer Night airs May 19 on CBS.
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