ACM Awards 2012: Luke Bryan's 'I Don't Want This Night to End' fires up the crowdAdd to Favorites | The 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards
Bryan will be back on CBS performing in "Lionel Richie and Friends - In Concert," the taping of which takes place Monday night (April 2) in Las Vegas. He'll perform "Runnin' With the Night" alongside Richie and he says he's very excited.
Bryan tells Taste of Country, "He is by far in my top three most influential songwriters and artists of all time. I met him at the CMAs. He walked up and said, 'Hey Luke.' I almost hit the floor backstage. [Then a few weeks] ago for [Country Radio Seminar], I had the opportunity to sing with him and meet him. We had our fingers crossed certainly on getting to be a part of the Lionel Richie tribute."
Should be a great concert. "Lionel Richie and Friends" airs on CBS Friday, April 13 and features an all-star lineup that includes Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean and Tim McGraw.