WWE announced today that the Tribute to the Troops broadcast this Sunday will feature a performance by chart-topping Country artist HARDY.
“I am so excited to play WWE Tribute to the Troops,” said HARDY. “As a big supporter of our United States military, I am honored to be able to perform for them. Can’t wait to rock the house and God bless America.”
The Tribute to the Troops show will be taped this Friday along with Smackdown and will take place inside the WWE ThunderDome where servicemen and women and their families from Marine Corps Air Station New River, US Army Post Fort Hood, U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), Naval Air Station Fallon and Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake will appear on the screens as fans.
“HARDY is an immensely talented singer and songwriter who has worked with some of the most prolific names in country music,” said Neil Lawi, Senior Vice President and General Manager, WWE Music Group. “WWE is thrilled to have him perform at TV’s most patriotic show of the year as together we celebrate our troops and their families.”
Tribute to the Troops will air adjacent to Sunday’s regional NFL broadcasts. Viewers with an NFL matchup airing at 1PM ET can watch the special at 4:30PM ET while viewers with an NFL matchup airing at 4:05PM ET can watch at 3PM ET.